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Sand Hills Beach Provincial Park

Located In Villagedale
Where To Find Us
28 Sand Hills Beach Park Rd
Villagedale, NS
Areas Served South Shore Region
Phone 902-662-3030
Mailing Address c/o Department of Natural Resources - Parks and Recreation 
15 Arlington Place, Suite 7 
Truro, NS B2N 0G9
Description & Services
A 2.5 km (1.5 mi) white-sand beach.  
The sand flat warms at low tide and then warms the incoming tide for swimming.  
Spectacular dune system backs the beach.  
Please use boardwalks and marked paths to protect the dune system.  
Popular bird watching area.  
Picnic tables, change houses and vault toilets.  
Located about 6 km (3.7 mi) south of Hwy 103, Exit 29. 
Special Information
Tags Beaches ; HALIFAX ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Running ; South Shore Connect ; Summer Fun ; Swimming ; Walking
Categories - General Beaches ; Boardwalks/Promenades ; Picnic Grounds ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Wheelchair Users