Cabot’s Landing Provincial Park
Department of Natural Resources
|Record #: MCV0081||Last Modified: 25 Feb 2019||Last Full Update: 24 Nov 2015|
|Located Within||Sugar Loaf|
|Where To Find Us||
1904 Bay St Lawrence Rd
Sugar Loaf, NS
|Areas Served||Victoria County|
|Contact||Dolores MacDonald, Park Technician of Outside Parks|
|Description & Services|
|Information||Cabots Landing Provincial Park is a picnic and beach park (North Harbour Beach) on the shore of Aspy Bay, 10 km (6 mi) north of the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island. Picnic tables are situated in the park’s open fields. Enjoy hiking and beachcombing along the sandy beach.
The Park also features a National Historic Site cairn commemorating the landfall of John Cabot. Cabots Landing was formerly a launching site for Mi’kmaq to paddle to Newfoundland. The park features scenic vistas of the steep face of the Pollets Cove-Aspy Fault Wilderness Area and is a popular rest stop for kayakers, hikers and bicyclists travelling the northern coast of Cape Breton.
|Tags||Beaches ; Cape Breton Connect ; HALIFAX ; NS Trail Guide ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails|
|Categories - General||Beaches ; Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Fishing ; Hiking Trails ; Kayaking ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Recreational Oceanfronts|