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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada


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The warm, dark waters in Kejimkujik’s lakes and rivers offer a variety of swimming experiences. Ask at the Visitor Centre about the best swimming spots.

Supervised Beach

Kedge Beach is within walking distance of the campground and is supervised in July and August from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Unsupervised Beaches

Slapfoot Beach and Meadow Beach are unsupervised beaches within walking distance of the campground. Merrymakedge Beach is a dog-friendly and unsupervised beach; make sure pets are kept on a leash and are under control at all times. 

Swimming Safety

Never dive as rocks may be completely hidden in the dark water.
Never swim alone.

Swimming at Kejimkujik Seaside

Swimming at Kejimkujik Seaside is not recommended due to dangerous currents, strong undertows and cold water temperatures.