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A popular camping and day-use park on the Northumberland Strait offering high quality sand beach, warm-water swimming and coastal trails.
95 campsites, open for camping from June to October.
Publicly-owned coastal property in an area that is almost completely in private ownership. Although the mainland portion is extensively developed, Munroes Island offers a number of ecosystems that contribute to the Province’s efforts to protect 12 % of the provincial land base.
Regionally significant opportunities to interpret coastal processes, habitats, wetlands, and wildlife. Munroes Island has significant natural history values. The park has been identified as a significant location for the delivery of aboriginal cultural
Regionally significant coastal destination park, located on the Sunrise Trail, adjacent to major provincial entry point, 100 Series Highway, and Town of Pictou, providing warm water outdoor recreation and interpretive opportunities.
Camping, coastal hiking and walking, high quality saltwater beach with warm water swimming, picnicking, walking, snowshoeing, skiing, bird watching.
8038 campers; day use unknown
Maturing forest cover may require ecological restoration plan to remove dead and dying trees in public use areas and to re-establish suitable forest cover.
Munroes Island was donated by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and requires public consultations on proposed management activities that may affect conservation values.
Susceptible to coastal processes (storm events with high tide surge or wind driven waves) that cause site erosion.