Camping at Meat Cove

Rate this Adventure Canada Meat Cove Campground and Oceanside Chowder Hut

Added by Moe Lauchert

  • Cliff side view of the Atlantic
  • Secluded
  • Multiple Hikes
  • Uncrowded during early and late season
  • Fresh Seafood
  • Incredibly hospitable staff
  • Private beach
  • Plenty of gasoline and food

Some friends and I recently rode our motorcycles up to Cape Breton where our final destination was Meat Cove. It's the northern most point accessible by motor vehicle. In the morning we hiked to a scenic cliff side and were welcomed warmly by friendly staff. We spent the day at the private beach and riding around the dirt roads. It's an incredibly secluded area so be sure to bring enough supplies. During the on-season, camping can be incredibly limited but during the early off-season the entire campground is empty. Every site has a fire pit and during the regular season there is fresh seafood and beer.

Pack List

  • Tent
  • Water
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Bed pad
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimwear
  • Camera
  • Backpack
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Camping, Chillin, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography

Skill Level:



Spring, Summer, Autumn


Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Picnic Area
Swimming Hole

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Added by Moe Lauchert

Always eager to learn new skills and share my passion for the outdoors; I see every job as a window for self growth. I believe in the idea that every experience affects our worldview and who we become at our core. I value discovery, community and hearing other peoples stories. Whether its climbing, diving, camping, hiking or just sharing a meal; there is always an opportunity to serve others and create the connection that is essential to the human spirit. Photography is a way for me to share in those experiences with others, and teaching; a passage to impart that knowledge or receive new insight.

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