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Irish Cove Provincial Park

Located In Irish Cove
Where To Find Us
16165 Highway 4
Irish Cove, NS
Areas Served Richmond County
Phone 902-662-3030
Description & Services

Irish Cove is a small roadside picnic park on a hill overlooking Bras d’Or Lake on Cape Breton Island (Route 4, 32 km / 20 mi northeast of St Peter’s). Some tables are sheltered. Other park activities include bird watching and observing the area’s wildlife.
Hours Months of operation are May 15 - October 12.
Special Information
Tags Cape Breton Connect ; HALIFAX ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories
Categories - General Picnic Grounds ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Wheelchair Users