Caribou-Munroes Island Provincial Park is 11 km (7 mi) north of Pictou and close to the PEI ferry terminal. A mile-long sand beach offers some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas and the campground provides excellent opportunities for camping, or just appreciating nature. Hiking trails can be enjoyed along the shore to Munroes Island. Other activities include bird watching, canoeing and kayaking.
Northumberland Fisheries Museum, Hector National Exhibit Centre (both in Pictou) and Museum of Industry, Westray Memorial (both in Stellarton).
Campground accommodations include:
90 open and wooded overnight sites (un-serviced). Open sites are situated on a hill overlooking the ocean. Walk-in sites available. Group sites available.
Park amenities include:
flush toilets, showers, disposal station, fire grills, cooking shelters, dishwashing station, change houses, wood and ice. Wireless Internet access available at the administration building. This is a Campground Host park. Leashed pets permitted.
Outdoor activities: Hiking, Swimming
Directions: Hwy 104, Exit 22 to Hwy 106 to Caribou; 6 km (4 mi) north of Pictou.
Facilities / Services
Activities: Birding & wildlife, Camping, Hiking
Directions: 11 km (7 mi) north of junction of Rtes 6, 106 and 376.