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Bedford Lions Sandy Lake Park an unknown gem

There is an article in the Oct. 23rd edition of the Herald's Bedford Sackville News on Sandy Lake Park.  This article was written by Lion George Churney.  I have to admit that I am aware of the park but have never been there even though I have lived my entire life in Bedford!  

 

The following is a snippet of what George Churney has to say:

 

"Originating as a project of the Bedford Lions Club - so families could picnic and swim in the pristine waters of Sandy Lake - the Lions partnered with HRM and the province to produce this excellent recreational facility.  Most residents have no idea of the spring-fed lake that runs parallel to the Hammonds Plains Road for approximately two kilometers.  With only a few homes and cottages along the upper shoreline, the lake has been virtually unaltered or affected by human activity.

 

Bedford Lions Sandy Lake Park contains a number of picnic tables and a large sandy area away from the water where small children can play safely.  There are washroom facililties and a building suitable for storage and a canteen.  There is a wooden ramp leading to the waters' edge and the lake's soft sandy bottom.

 

Benches are available overlooking the water, where the signs and sounds of both adults and children splashing around can be enjoyed.  During the months of July and August there are ever vigilant lifeguards on duty from morning to evening.

 

Unfortunately, this tremendous facility still remains Bedford's greatest secret."

 

Not anymore!

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Plan on checking it out!  Located off the Hammonds Plains Road at the end of Smith's Road.  About a five minute walk from the parking area.

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