East Lawrencetown (44.70227, -63.34439) is a rural community within Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada on the Eastern Shore on Route 207 along the scenic route Marine Drive. The community is 22.4 kilometers from Halifax. Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park is located in the community, at the southern end of Lawrencetown Lake, a natural ocean inlet. The beach is a year-round destination for surfing, attracting both locals and those from abroad. There are also places to park your vehicle, stroll along boardwalks, hike, mountain bike and swim. Available to the public in the summer is a canteen, showers, flush toilets and a section of beach that is supervised by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service.
Halifax, formally known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It had a population of 403,131 in 2016, with 316,701 in the urban area centred on Halifax Harbour. The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County.
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Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park
Background and History: Lawrencetown Beach is located in East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia Canada along the 207 Hwy. All year around, surfers migrate to the area to catch that perfect wave! The beach has seasonal life guards, washroom facilities,canteen, boardwalks and parking. Originally, access to Lawrencetown Beach was controlled by the MacDonald family and used to support their sand and gravel company and later became a Nova Scotia Provincial Park. For years Lawrencetown Beach attracted sun bathers and swimmers for a hot afternoon retreat from the cities of Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
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