The Village of Hastings is ready to welcome you – with a few modifications and changes to ensure your health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions from visitors eager to experience all that a Trail Town has to offer:
Q – Where can I find a public boat launch for both paddle craft, smaller and larger motorized boats?
A – You can launch your boat at the following locations:
- Hastings Village Marina | 5 Dit Clapper Drive, Hastings. Hours of operation for 2020 are Monday to Sunday 9 am to 4 pm.
- Hastings, Ouse Creek | 138 Sandy Bay Road, Hastings
- Hastings, Trent Severn Waterway | 69 Front Street (west of bridge) Hastings
- Hastings, Trent Severn Waterway | Pond Street (east of bridge), Hastings
Q – What is the best swimming location ?
A – Hastings Beach | 85 Dit Clapper Dr., Hastings | The Village of Hastings offers a sandy beach, on the south side of the Trent River where it flows from Rice Lake. You may even see a Great Blue Heron, muskrat or a beaver while you swim!
Q – Where can you suggest we fish ?
A – The core wall above and below Lock 18. Fishing off of the bridge is prohibited at this time. If you are an avid fisherperson, we suggest you consult the Outdoor Adventure Map from Northumberland Tourism for a listing of what species of fish can be found in which body of water.