Record #: APC0004
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2020
Last Full Update: 06 Sep 2020
|Located In||Caribou Central|
|Where To Find Us||
2119 Three Brooks Rd
|Areas Served||Pictou County|
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
|Trail or Water Route Map||Mobile Download
|Accessibility||Partially Wheelchair Accessible|
|Tags||All Things Trails ; Beaches ; Campground ; Highland Connect ; NS Trail Guide ; Park ; Picnic Grounds ; Playground ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails|
|Categories - General||Beaches ; Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Campgrounds ; Geocaching ; Hiking Trails ; Picnic Grounds ; Playgrounds ; Provincial/Territorial Parks|