L’Amable Dam: Highway 62 S to Old L’Amable Road (All that is left of the old town of L’Amable is the Presbyterian Church built in 1881 and the first graveyard in North Hastings, some old mill workings and the old dam): L’Amable Lake is named after young L’Amable Lavallee an indigenous boy who had a firearm accident and died in the surrounding marshlands.

Tait Lake Beach: At the village of L’Amable, turn left onto Bay Lake Road. Beach is on the left.

Wollaston Lake: Highway 620 to Wollaston Lake Rd, turn right on Beach Lane, go around a few curves and you will see the public bech on the left- the parking is on the right side of the road.

Paudash Lake: Highway 118 to North Bay Beach Road (between County Rd 648 and the Village of Cardiff)

Papineau Lake Beach: 123 Dog Point Road (Between Maynooth & Purdy). Hwy 62N to South Papineau Lake Rd, stay right at fork onto Dog Point Rd. Day use only, no facilities but a fabulous sandy beach and shallow entry, very secluded.

Hinterland Public Beach: On the western side of Kamaniskeg Lake. Off Siberia Road, turn right onto Hinterland Beach Road.

Omanique Beach: Lakeshore Rd in Barry’s Bay- near the boat launch… further east on Lakeshore is sandy Barry’s Bay Beach, too!

Gorman Lake Beach: Opeongo Line to Letterkenny Road, turn right. About 2 miles up on left. (Also coming from Quadeville instead of turning left onto Rockingham Rd continue straight for about 2 miles and the beach will be on your right.

Foster Lake: Boulter Road to Fraser Lake Road.

Diamond Lake: South Baptiste Lake Road to Old Diamond Lake Road, beach is on the right.