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Area : Halifax > : Parks and Historic Sites

Clam Harbour Beach Provincial Park is a long, wide, natural sand beach, supervised in July and August (weekend only; subject to change). Visitors can enjoy a picnic area in a field on top of a bluff. Other park facilities include an interpretive display, board walks, hiking trails, change rooms, showers and flush toilets.

Clam Harbour Provincial Park is most famous for the annual Clam Harbour Sandcastle Competition which taken place every August for over 35 years. Rain or shine, you will see hundreds of contestants and thousands of spectators. Please search the Clam Harbour Sandcastle Competition event listing for more details.

A truly unique and family friendly feature of Clam Harbour beach is the warm, shallow tidal stream which runs through one side of the beach. Families often bring inflatables and children love floating down the stream over and over again.

Clam Harbour Beach Provincial Park is located in Clam Harbour (84 km / 51 mi from Dartmouth on Route 7) along the Eastern Shore.


Activities: Birding • Hiking

Features: Wheelchair Accessible

Government Level: Provincial

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