Kelso Beach Waterfront Trail, Amphitheatre & Picnic Pavilion Closed

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Kelso Beach Waterfront Trail, Amphitheatre & Picnic Pavilion Closed

Owen Sound, Ontario
Friday, July 24, 2020

Due to high water levels and active wave action, water and debris have created hazards for users on sections of the Waterfront Trail, Amphitheatre and picnic pavilion area at Kelso Beach.


The waterfront trail from the beach washroom to the splash pad is closed until conditions improve and debris is removed. Barricades are currently in place.


Trail and park users are asked to avoid the areas indicated in blue on the map until further notice. City staff will clean the debris and assess the trail when conditions allow.


The Kelso Beach Amphitheatre and picnic pavilion are also closed temporarily until the high water levels can be addressed by City staff.


For more information, please contact Pamela Coulter at 519-376-4440 ext. 1252 or email at


Quick Facts:

The City offers a Trails Brochure as a guide for residents and visitors exploring the City.




Staci Landry

Administrative Assistant

Community Services Department

City of Owen Sound

808 2nd Avenue East

Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H4

519-376-4440 ext. 1256


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