UPDATE 25 AUGUST 2023: Following two clear test results from the RCDHU, the beach has been deemed safe for swimming. Enjoy the final days of summer at the beach!
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Please be advised that the Lakeshore Park Beach in Barry’s Bay is currently closed by order of the Renfrew County District Health Unit. High levels of bacteria were identified during the regular testing process, and the beach has been identified as unsafe for swimming. The notice will be removed and the beach will be reopened when further testing proves that the bacteria levels have decreased.
The Health Unit regularly tests public beaches in the Township. Click here to access test results at any time.
The Township of Madawaska Valley has plenty of other beaches open and ready for you to enjoy – click here to find another spot to visit!