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Bluffer’s Park and Beach
Address: 1 Brimley Road South
Bluffer’s Park and Beach is one of the most popular places to go to in the summer in Toronto. Part of the famous Scarborough Bluffs, the Bluffer’s Park and Beach is located by Brimley Road South, in Scarborough. This place offers a variety of outdoor activities, with a marina, parkland, picnic areas, and a sandy beach. Bluffer’s beach is a Blue Flag Beach for the 2021 season, a perfect place for swimming and fishing.
If you are planning on taking the TTC. On weekdays, you can take the line 2(green line) subway going east towards Kennedy Station and stop at Victoria Park Station, take bus 12 towards St. Clair and Barkdene Hills and walk to Brimley Road until you get to the park.
On Weekends and Holidays, from Kennedy Station, you can take the 175 Bluffer’s Park bus. The beach will be your last stop.
If you are driving, make sure to leave earlier as you can as the parking slots are limited. There are three parking lots near the Scarborough Bluffs. Two at Bluffer’s park and one at Bluffer’s Beach. It is paid parking with a charge of $1.50/ Half Hour.
During the summer, Bluffer’s park and Beach can get crowded. You can find people building sandcastles, throwing a frisbee, as well as playing volleyball at the beach. People also come to spend their day sunbathing,swimming, or just appreciating the beautiful view of the Scarborough Bluffs right from the back of the beach.
If you’re hungry, head over to the Curbside Dogs food truck where you can grab yourself a hot dog, taco, or poutine. If you prefer you can bring your barbeque and experience a great cookout at the beach with family and friends. This place also has various benches, which make it convenient for family and friends to gather together and enjoy a picnic.
On the beach, you will also find many amenities including a changeroom, water fountains, washrooms, and an outdoor shower.
If you are a boat owner, the marina at Scarborough Bluffs is also a great place to bring your boat around as they have many docking and storing options for boats. If you are not a boat owner, you can still enjoy the beautiful marine view and even grab an ice cream from the ice cream truck that often stops by.
Bluffer’s Park and beach is definitely a place to gather with family and friends in the summertime. With so many outdoor activities, this place offers a fun time for people of all ages. If you are looking to feel like you are on a vacay without leaving the city, Bluffer’s Park is the perfect place for you.