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If you are doing the Cabot Trail you must take the drive to Meat Cove. If you don't you are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cathy V
Highlight of our vacation!

Don't let the name of this place keep you from coming. "Meat Cove" didn't sound like an appealing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gail R
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Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are doing the Cabot Trail you must take the drive to Meat Cove. If you don't you are missing the Northern most part of NS. There are cute little cabins and campground there in a setting that will not disappoint!

Thank Cathy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the name of this place keep you from coming. "Meat Cove" didn't sound like an appealing place to visit, but wow, were we amazed. We did 2 hikes and both were breathtaking. The first one, Grassy Point Trail, literally as it was a...More

1  Thank Gail R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife suggested we take a side trip off the Cabot Trail to visit the most northerly point of Cape Breton - Meat Cove. The road was not good - once you take the split just before Bay St Lawrence there are several patches of...More

Thank David_S6627
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see when driving the Cabot Trail. You travel 30kms to the area with the last 6kms on a maintained dirt road. Watch the pot holes! This is the farthest point north in Nova Scotia and gives you outstanding views os the...More

Thank trailerparkk
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Meat Cove is a beautiful location at the tip of Cape Breton. It can be a pain to access because of dirt roads and the long drive but it's well worth for the view you get all along the roads of Cape Smokey. There are...More

Thank mmarie95
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Great spot with a great campsite, waterfront views, excellent sunsets. A bit of a drive but well worth it!

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I've been visiting Meat Cove since the late 70's. To me it is peaceful paradise. In recent years we make an annual motorcycle pilgrimage to the end of the highway and camp for several days before heading to Warf Rat Rally in Digby. We do...More

Thank wbprest
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We drove north of Cabot Trail on to Meat Cove on a gravel road. Hoped to see moose but only saw what they left behind! Beautiful view from northernmost tip of Nova Scotia.

1  Thank Lainey W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We'd heard that the six-mile road to Meat Cove was sketchy, but it was in good repair and didn't present problems for our Class B van. The road is mostly gravel, but seemed to have been recently paved on some of the steeper sections. The...More

Thank iwonderoregon
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Weren't sure about taking the extra time to go to Meat Cove, some said it was worth it others said don't bother. We took the extra time to drive to the tip on a curvy road. When we came out at Meat Cove the view...More

Thank mustangsally010
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