Algonquin Provincial Park - Lake of Two Rivers Campground

Nippissing, Ontario
Mis à jour par Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Two Rivers Campground Beach is one of the largest sandy beaches located within Algonquin Park. It is located on the west shore of the Lake of Two Rivers, within the most popular and oldest campground in Algonquin Park. This beach is a great swimming spot for families. It boast modern bathroom amenities, has a beach volleyball court and is located in close proximity to Two Rivers Picnic area. The Lake of Two Rivers is home to Splake which is a hybrid of Algonquin’s two famous trout species, making it an outstanding fishing spot! Pets are not permitted. No lifeguards, water safety is your responsibility. Life Jacket Lending Program available.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • L’eau était satisfaisante dans 60 à 94 % des cas
  • Statut Historique
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les semaines de 15 Juin à 31 Août

SOURCES

Ontario Parks samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August (weather permitting). However, some Parks do not begin sampling until mid June due to factors such as water temperature.

Ontario Parks beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June 1 to Labour Day at beaches where there are formal swimming programs or lifeguards. Beaches are typically tested early in the week, on Monday or Tuesday. Samples are processed at provincial labs and therefore processing times vary from park to park, depending on location.

Beach postings may occur anytime during the bathing season. As part of the routine
monitoring program of public beaches, beach postings may be required where
exceedance of recreational water quality levels and other environmental data supports the need for posting. Beaches are posted when the geometric mean of the samples collected exceeds 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water.

If the recreational water quality at a swim site meets this standard it is given a GREEN current status in Swim Guide.

If the recreational water quality at a swim site exceeds this standard it is given a RED current status in Swim Guide.

When water quality exceeds the recreational water quality standards, Ontario Parks posts alerts on their website. Beaches are also physically posted with a sign. Ontario Parks re-samples water that has exceeded the standard as soon as possible.

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper enters water quality test results into Swim Guide according to the actual date the sample was taken. Each Ontario Park typically samples its beaches on the same day every week (or month). Ontario Parks has provided us with the sample collection schedule (Mon-Sun) for Ontario Parks' beaches they monitor. We enter water quality data for Ontario Parks according to their sample collection schedule.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU

Algonquin Provincial Park - Lake of Two Rivers Campground

Nippissing, Ontario
Mis à jour par Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • L’eau était satisfaisante dans 60 à 94 % des cas
  • Statut Historique
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Lake Ontario Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on à
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   

Two Rivers Campground Beach is one of the largest sandy beaches located within Algonquin Park. It is located on the west shore of the Lake of Two Rivers, within the most popular and oldest campground in Algonquin Park. This beach is a great swimming spot for families. It boast modern bathroom amenities, has a beach volleyball court and is located in close proximity to Two Rivers Picnic area. The Lake of Two Rivers is home to Splake which is a hybrid of Algonquin’s two famous trout species, making it an outstanding fishing spot! Pets are not permitted. No lifeguards, water safety is your responsibility. Life Jacket Lending Program available.

FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

Des analyses de l’eau de cette plage sont effectuées toutes les semaines de 15 Juin à 31 Août

SOURCES

Ontario Parks samples beaches weekly from June to the end of August (weather permitting). However, some Parks do not begin sampling until mid June due to factors such as water temperature.

Ontario Parks beaches are monitored according to the province's Beach Management Protocol. The Protocol says that authorities must check water quality at least weekly from June 1 to Labour Day at beaches where there are formal swimming programs or lifeguards. Beaches are typically tested early in the week, on Monday or Tuesday. Samples are processed at provincial labs and therefore processing times vary from park to park, depending on location.

Beach postings may occur anytime during the bathing season. As part of the routine
monitoring program of public beaches, beach postings may be required where
exceedance of recreational water quality levels and other environmental data supports the need for posting. Beaches are posted when the geometric mean of the samples collected exceeds 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water.

If the recreational water quality at a swim site meets this standard it is given a GREEN current status in Swim Guide.

If the recreational water quality at a swim site exceeds this standard it is given a RED current status in Swim Guide.

When water quality exceeds the recreational water quality standards, Ontario Parks posts alerts on their website. Beaches are also physically posted with a sign. Ontario Parks re-samples water that has exceeded the standard as soon as possible.

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper enters water quality test results into Swim Guide according to the actual date the sample was taken. Each Ontario Park typically samples its beaches on the same day every week (or month). Ontario Parks has provided us with the sample collection schedule (Mon-Sun) for Ontario Parks' beaches they monitor. We enter water quality data for Ontario Parks according to their sample collection schedule.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU



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