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Dunns Beach

Located In Southside Harbour
Where To Find Us
South Side Harbour Rd
Southside Harbour, NS
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Areas Served Antigonish County
Description & Services
Information Looking east across the entrance of Antigonish Harbour to Dunn's Beach on the far side 
Dunn's Beach offers many paddling options with access to the ocean, the harbour and a large lagoon. 
The sand bar is partly wooded with a sheltered cove behind the beach. 
Large coloured stones of red, yellow and grey spread over the beach, a clue to the varied geology of this area. 
The beach has a big view of St George's Bay across to Cape George.  
Limited roadside parking, please do not drive on the sand dunes.
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up
Special Information
Tags Antigonish County API ; Beaches ; Highland Connect ; Recreation Categories