Lake Huron / Dorcas Bay

Continent
North America
Country
Canada
Next Big City
Toronto
Next Town
Tobermory
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Toilet, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Lake Huron, flat to choppy water. Shallow for about 250 m.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
July, August

At Singing Sands Provincial Park. Set up on the sand bar, about 50 m out. Great land boarding beach. `Private Beach` posted on one side, but there is more than enough room to ride in the park.

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
SW, WSW, W
Main Direction:
SW, W

Strong, ultra clean westerly wind direct from Lake Huron. Ride in anything with `West` in it, which is the norm for June, July and August.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Hwy 6 up the Bruce Pennisula. Left on Dorcas Bay Road. Park at the Singing Sands Park, free parking.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Respect the private beach, and other beach goers. A little crowded during peak season (when school is out). Tobermory is the freshwater scuba diving capital of the Great Lakes.

Nightlife

A couple bars are there.