Cabot’s Landing Provincial Park

Department of Natural Resources

Record #: MCV0081
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 24 Nov 2015


Located In Sugar Loaf
Where To Find Us
1904 Bay St Lawrence Rd
Sugar Loaf, NS
Areas Served Victoria County


Phone 902-295-2554
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. 

Special Information

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