Montreal Area Beaches

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 Beaches Near Montreal

 Filed under: Miscellaneous — webmaster @ Jun 21st, 2010

Here are some destinations where you can spend a nice day at the beach without having to travel too far from the West Island.

Beaches Near West Island Montreal

Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard Nature Park

2115 ch. du Bord du Lac

Ile Bizard, Quebec

514 280-8517

This beach is located on the northern side of Ile Bizard in the Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard Nature Park. The park has some marshland areas as well as several kilometers of walking and biking trails. Admission is free but there is a charge for parking.

Website: Parc Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard

Cap Saint Jacques Beache

20099 Gouin West

Pierrefonds, Quebec

514 280-6871

The Parc Nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques beach is located right on the island of Montreal on the edge of Lake of Two Mountains. The beach equipped with volleyball nets, ample parking and a network of nature trails. A snack bar is open in the afternoon and you can rent canoes, kayaks and pedal boats.

Oka Beach

2020 Oka Road

Oka, Quebec

450 479-8365

Oka beach is less than an hours drive from Montreal. It offers a variety of water sports, picnic area, children's playgrounds, hiking and cycling trails.

Website: Oka Beach

Plage de Saint-Timothée

240 Saint-Laurent Street

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec

450 377-1117

Saint-Timothée’s Parc régional des îles offers swimming on a sandy beach, picnic areas, pedal boats, canoeing and kayaking. A service chalet includes a snack bar and bathrooms.

Website: Plage de Saint-Timothée

Plage de Saint-Zotique

105, 81e avenue

Saint-Zotique, Quebec

450 267-3003

A beach destination less than an hour from the West Island.

Website: St. Zotique Beach

Plage du Parc Jean-Drapeau

Île Notre-Dame, Montréal

Montréal, Quebec

514 872-0199

Located just minutes from downtown Montreal on Ile Notre Dame, this beach on a man made lake also has a pool nearby as well as boat rentals. Admission for children 5 and under is free.

Website: Parc Jean-Drapeau

Voyageur National Park

Chute-a-Blondeau, Ontario

613 674-2825

Voyageur National park is less than an hour drive from the West Island and has a great beach and picnic area if you are looking for an easy day trip destination. The park offers swimming on a sandy beach, picnic areas, BBQ facilities and a small convenience store and snack bar. Washroom facilities available on site. A roped off area is designated for swimming. There are no lifeguards on duty at this beach so you must supervise your children at all times while they are near the water.

Website: Voyageur National Park