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Black Brook Beach

Cabot Trail | Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 877-737-3783
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Great place to stop while cycling around

Clean bathrooms and picnic tables. Beach is a great place to look for birds and the passing seals... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Haven, Connecticut
Best Beach on the Cabot Trail

This beach has it all; warmer water, sand, views, waterfall, picnic facilities, washrooms, surf... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Kimberley, Canada
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Cabot Trail | Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 877-737-3783
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean bathrooms and picnic tables. Beach is a great place to look for birds and the passing seals and whales in the distance. Avoid the large tour bus crowds by going to the sout of the park where there is an open cabin with a...More

Thank MTMG2015
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This beach has it all; warmer water, sand, views, waterfall, picnic facilities, washrooms, surf. There are lots of locals using this beach and many of them in the water. Great stop for the family.

1  Thank Mikey243
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is such a unique beach where you have a waterfall going into the ocean with a fabulous view on the beach. To park you turn into the jigging cove hike and take a right to park for the beach. They have change rooms and...More

2  Thank Arch L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We chose to go here instead of the closer ingonish beach and we're happy we did. The beach has ample parking and permanent washrooms and change rooms. At one end there is a fresh water lagoon with no waves at all great for families with...More

Thank Matt Y
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Just the fact that a waterfall flows into this beach makes it a must see. The ocean water has a lot of debris but once you get over it the water is warm and the waves are great for body surfing. There are bathrooms and...More

Thank colry2
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Cape Breton Highlands National Park Coastal Trail 11.3 km RT (7 miles) can be hiked from the Black Brook Beach end or the Neil's Harbour end. We chose to start at the Black Brook Beach end as the map on the Cape Breton Highlands...More

2  Thank TNKaz
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We almost drove right past this gem of a beach on our Cabot Trail adventure but my mother was smart enough to pull in...my daughter wanted a selfie at the beach. Turns out it was the perfect stop as there is a waterfall right there...More

Thank Kerritea
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The beach is beautiful and the waves were crashing in. There were a few people with surfboards but playing in the waves was so much fun! Nice to have the lifeguards on duty also! Hi light of our trip for sure!

Thank kgr4
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Our favourite beach of all! We'd visited this beach multiple times - usually after visiting a trail first and then relaxing with our kids. The best way to access the beach is to turn off on the same trail as the Jack Pines trail (number...More

Thank silverbike
Reviewed 14 July 2016

this is my favorite place to come in the summer !!..Pack a picnic and stay the day..you will love the swimming in the ocean, and smell of the sea air

Thank Zoyrina
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