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Black Duck Cove Provincial Park & Trail

Record #: GUY0020
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020
Last Full Update: 03 Oct 2017


Located In Dover
Where To Find Us
1409 Dover Rd
Little Dover, NS
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Areas Served Guysborough County


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Phone 902-662-3030
Contact Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Office (Department of Natural Resources)
Alternate Contact Municipality of the District of Guysborough; Phone: 902-533-3705

Description & Services

Information This community-managed park offers a beautiful sandy beach and rocky shoreline with boardwalks, change houses, vault toilets, and a 3.5-km (2-mi) shoreline walking trail. The park has accessible trails with boardwalks and crushed rock trails. There are rest stops with roofed shelters and picnic tables, as well as an interpretive kiosk featuring local history. Black Duck Cove also offers bird watching, beachcombing and photography opportunities. 
Use: Walking 
Length: 3.5 km Loop 
Type: Gravel and natural path, boardwalk 
Facilities: canteen, picnic tables, garbage cans, toilets, benches 
Availability: Open 24/7, May 20th – Oct 10th 
Difficulty: 1B - 1C 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -61.032667 
Latitude: 45.275860