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Cabot's Landing Provincial Park

The stream behind the beach at Cabot's Landing Park

Cabot's Landing Provincial Park Review

This long, sandy beach remains untouched by modern development, other than the picnic tables on the adjoining grassland. It's a great place for beachcombing and pondering the journeys of First Nations boatmen who once set out from here to paddle to Newfoundland. A cairn in the park, commemorating the purported arrival of John Cabot from England in 1497, offers further historical insights, but the jaw-dropping views of Aspy Bay and the surrounding wilderness area provide the best reasons to come here. Amenities: parking (free). Best for: solitude; walking.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1904 Bay St. Lawrence Rd., 2 km (1 mile) north of Four Mile Beach Inn, Bay St. Lawrence, NS, B0C 1G0
  • Phone: /
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily, mid-May–mid-Oct.
  • Website:
  • Location: Cape North
Updated: 10-30-2013

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