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Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park Beach & Shoreline Hike

Located In Caribou Central
Where To Find Us
2119 Three Brooks Rd
Braeshore, NS
Areas Served Pictou County
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Phone 902-662-3030
Contact Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Office (Department of Natural Resources)
Fax (902) 922-2852
Description & Services
Information Caribou-Munroes Island is a mile long sandy beach offering some of the warmest saltwater swimming in all of Canada! It’s one of the best places in the region to catch the sunset as it falls into the Northumberland Strait. The campground provides excellent opportunities for camping, or just appreciating nature.  
Attractions include an open picnic area, a white-sand beach, warm saltwater swimming, woods and 95 overnight campground sites. 
Caution: Keep an eye on the tide if you plan to walk all the way around the point. At higher tides, parts of the shoreline hike are impassable.  
For a playlist of drone footage from this park, click here. 
Use: Walking, Hiking, Biking 
Length: 5 km 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: Haynes: 2, AVA 1C 
Availability: June 17 – Oct 10 
The park is seasonal and gated when not in operation, but the trails are still open to the public 
Nearest community: 8 minutes to Pictou by car 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -62.654783 
Latitude: 45.721417
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Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
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