Brown's Bay Beach

Address
1259 1000 Islands Parkway, Mallorytown, Ontario, Canada, K0E 1R0
Telephone
613-543-4328
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This is the oldest of all of the Parks of the St. Lawrence. Before the St. Lawrence Seaway came into existence, Brown's Bay was the only provincial park between Gananoque and the Quebec border. It continues to be a popular stopping point for travellers to enjoy some outdoor recreation en route between Toronto and Montreal.

Just 20 kilometres east of Ivy Lea Campground on the Thousand Island Parkway is Brown's Bay Beach which offers swimming, picnic, playground and boat launch facilities, and an impressive view of Dark Island's Singer Castle from its beach.

Facilities

•Comfort Station
•Food Concession
•Boat Launching

Activities

•Swimming
•Picnicking
•Playground

Attractions

•Nearby shopping in Brockville
•Cycling on the St. Lawrence Recreation Trail

Directions

•Mallorytown, Ontario, 1000 Islands Parkway
•Exits 648 and 685 on Highway 401

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