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Address: Cabot Trail | Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Formerly Cape Breton Highlands National Park)
Phone Number: 877-737-3783
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Ride the Waves!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
silverbike
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 15). There`s an earlier exit which also says Black Brook Beach but is under construction... More 

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Thank silverbike
Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 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

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Thank Zoyrina
Kincardine, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We enjoyed this with our dog. Went for a good walks with lucy and everyone was a happy camper. Nice and peaceful when we went. But can see it being popular.

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Thank Sandy D
North Beach, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Even on rainy day, this is an exceptional beach to stop and enjoy nature. Picnic tables, no crowds, and a gorgeous waterfall. I'll be back to enjoy it in the sunshine

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Thank Asundermann
New City, New York
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168 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Our ride started breaking down on the road to Cabot Trail, so we pulled in to this area to take a rest and regroup. As soon as I saw the beach, I was energized immediately, took off my shoes and just went directly to the water. It was beautiful, a tiny beach that didn't have a billion people on it... More 

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1 Thank oatografia
Edmonton, Canada
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51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Many years ago we stopped here and my husband and son went into the water and then used the waterfall bathtub formation to clean off the salt water. My husband was overjoyed to be able to see it again.

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1 Thank elva111
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This beach was absolutely great and beautiful and clean. Some people were in the water the day I was there. A playground and lots of places to picnic make it ideal for lunch. I didn't take the hiking trails but the view alone was worth an hour long stop.

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Thank Ignacio O
Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This was a nice quiet beach when we visited it, unsupervised, so be careful of the waves and under current. Walk to the left and there's water falls coimng out of the forest. Nice beach. Beautiful views and the sound of the crashing waves is really mesmerizing.

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Thank Camper4life420
Nova Scotia, Canada
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This beach is phenomenal. Better than the beach is the adjacent area just around the bend where you can eat your picnic lunch at one of many picnic tables, each in its own little nook. The view is so breathtaking, you'll be sorry when you have to leave no matter how much time you have there. The surf is beautiful... More 

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Thank CoalLady
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was a lovely place to lay in the sun and float in the surf. Get there early as it fills up quickly, with people parking and using the BBQ's and picnic tables. Loved watching the lobster scurry under your shadow as you were floating around. But don't touch them its a $10,000.00 fine plus for handling them out of... More 

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Thank Cheryl F

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