Grab your swimsuit, towel and suntan lotion and dig your toes into 400 feet of sand beach along the south bay of Independence Grove's 115-acre lake. An adjacent beach house provides convenient access to washrooms, showers and lockers. A walk-up cafe located at the Visitors Center sells snacks and beverages.
For those with limited mobility, a beach wheelchair that rolls over the sand and into the water with the assistance of a caregiver is available upon request and is free of charge.
For the safety of visitors and resident wildlife, inflatables are not permitted. Lifeguards are on duty during posted hours.
The beach and cafe are closed for the season. Reopening 2014.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
2014 beach schedule: weekends only May 24–June 8 (including Memorial Day); daily June 9–Aug 15; weekends only Aug. 16–Sep. 1 (including Labor Day). Beach is subject to unscheduled closings due to weather and conditions.
Chairs and umbrellas are available for rent.
Independence Grove gift cards now available. A great gift that can be used for beach admission, rentals and more. Purchase any amount; buy with cash or credit card at the Independence Grove Visitor’s Center.