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Melmerby Beach Provincial Park

Located In Little Harbour (Pictou Co.)
Where To Find Us
6280 Little Harbour Rd
Little Harbour, NS B2H 5C4
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Areas Served Pictou County
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Phone 902-662-3030
Contact Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Office
Description & Services
Information A popular 2-km (1.25-mi) beach with boardwalks that is known for its warm waters. The beach is supervised in the months of July and August. Park features include change houses, flush toilets, salt-rinse showers, canteen, picnic tables, boat launch and abundant parking. The park also offers an accessible coastal viewing opportunity. 
Use: Walking, Hiking 
Trail Length: 2km 
Trail Type: Straight, boardwalk 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: 1C 
Availability: Open 24/7, year-round 
Nearest community: 20 minutes to New Glasgow by car 
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Check out the Melmerby Beach Profile on the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service Page 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -62.501644 
Latitude: 45.655113
Dates Open May 20 – October 10
Special Information
Tags Beaches ; Highland Connect ; NS Trail Guide ; Park ; Picnic Grounds ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails
Categories - General Beaches ; Boardwalks/Promenades ; Boat Launching Sites ; Hiking Trails ; Kayaking ; Picnic Grounds ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Recreational Oceanfronts ; Wheelchair Users