Meat Cove | Wild Camping

Canada

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Verified:
3 months ago
Altitude:
65.6 masl

Amenities

Electricity:
No
Wifi:
No
Kitchen:
No
Restaurant:
No
Showers:
No
Water:
No
Toilets:
No
Big Rig Friendly:
No
Tent Friendly:
No
Pet Friendly:
Yes

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Description

On the side of the dirt road. Not for too large vehicule. Whale watching.

Sur le côté de la piste. Pour les véhicules pas trop larges. Observation d'une baleine.

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Awesome spot! I felt it was too narrow to back my Sprinter down there, it was somewhat overgrown on one side and the wind was making me nervous (I’m 11’4”) , but I couldn’t believe it was available on a Saturday night. Definitely worth the drive for this gem!

The history (below is more info to search) is quite sad but it gives this place even more depth within all its beauty.

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This is one of the most unique and amazing spots you can stay for free I would say! I enjoyed a quiet night here with amazing views. A concrete level parking spot with room really for just one unless you know each other, you might get two smaller rigs down there. Very good cell service...3 bars LTE with Telus.

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What a spot! So happy we decided to pull off and stay here. Easily fits 2 vans and the driveway in is short and easy drive in,back out/ back in,drive out.

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MUST GO ! make the detour to get there i swear you wont regret it . it was just amazing . the view is unbelievable . room for 1 or 2 van . so be there early .

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One of the craziest spot ive done! Wonderful view without noise but a bit of wind, place for one camper thats it! One spot to add to your list for sure!

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The place of a lifetime! If it’s not windy AhHaha

We had a very calm evening with a sunset and a quiet night, in the morning the wind started and it’s true that’s your car will shake. But still, the view is beautiful!

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As described. Great spot. Path down is subtle, missed it the first time.

Be careful for metal anchors in the cement pad.

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Great Place with a great view. It feels like you will fall down the cliff into the ocean you are so close

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One of the memorable spots I have had in 10 years travaling the Americas. Beautiful cliff and view. Also VERY windy, but that's part of why I'm gonna remember this spot.
Feels like boondocking on Shutter Island.

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Stayed here one night in my hatchback. Beautiful spot, but didn’t see any whales. I did learn more about the spot from a local though! Google “Hippy Jim’s Castle in Capstick Nova Scotia” and you’ll find it has a sad tale. The history of the spot may sway some one way or the other in wanting to stay there.

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Great place by the ocean juste like mention don’t go there if it’s stormy the wind and rain will be crazy. Over all good spot

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Magnificent view! Definitely one of the best views I've ever got at an overnight spot.
BUT if it gets really windy, you won't get a lot of sleep. I usually don't mind the wind, but my Minivan was shaking all night...it was dark tho and nobody bothered.

NO BIG RIGS!! honestly, if you plan to go down here with anything bigger than a Van, do yourself a favour and WALK down first to check out if you really think you want to turn around here...there is not a lot of space, so only one vehicle can fit.

i checked out the other spot 2 mins south of this one (towards capstick). it is just a dirt road pull-off but the views are amazing and it is easy access.

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Unbelievable view. But someone left a pile of their garbage. Ruined it, so we left. Hopefully it gets cleaned up for the next visitor. I would not go down in anything bigger then a van.

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Stayed one night, everything as described. Millions dollar spot/view. No problem turning around on the concrete slab with out 18 feet Promaster. Just backed it up in between the 2 concrete raised footings, 5 point turn.

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Great view but super small and directly on the side of the road.. I personally would not stay here. There seem to be lots of road side pullouts in the highlands that don’t have signs so if this is your style you will have lots of choices. I went further up the road to the beach parking spot instead and think it is a way better spot!

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Pretty gorgeous spot on a sunny day. Million dollar views, all for free! 🤩 Level concrete pad with space for one van/small rig. You’re hidden enough from the road above so it’s quite private. The road is dusty but didn’t blow down to us. You can hear the road noise but you can hear the soothing ocean too so it’s worth it. Once it’s dark, it is very quiet and peaceful.

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Just as described by the previous visitors. we absolutely loved this spot!

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We stayed two nights and wind was minimal over both days but as long as not gail force should be ok, you are just exposed to wind on side of mountain. We did see whales swimming below us plus the lobster fishermen clearing their traps. Whats not to like about this spot. Best of the ones by the side of the road. On the beach in Meat Cove would be another option almost as perfect.

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Position A or fantastic camp site on the foundation of an old lighthouse. Panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding coves. Probably one of my favorite top 10 campsites of all time. Very private with your own ocean patio. Short hilly bike ride to Meat Cove.

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one of the best spots I've been to. nice concrete pad. Looks like maybe it was a lighthouse or something. no wind when we stayed. absolutely beautiful. fishing boats woke me up around 5am though lol. no one bothered us. surprised on how much traffic there was though.

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If there is no wind, this spot is a 10/10. It has gorgeous 360 views overlooking the ocean with Meat Cove in the distance. However, If there is wind, this spot is a 1/10 - Plan on staying awake the whole night from the wind howling and your rig shaking. Smaller rigs only.

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Belle place avec vu sur le camping de meat cove. Plate forme de béton au niveau. Nous somme resté une nuit. Oui effectivement beaucoup de vent mais rien de bien grave. Vous devez entrer d’avant avec votre véhicule et au départ faire la marche arrière.

Nice place with view on the meat cove campground. Concrete platform at the level. We stayed one night. Yes indeed a lot of wind but nothing very serious. You must go ahead with your vehicle and out on the reverse.

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Super Aussicht, total ruhig. Nur für Fahrzeuge mit 4x4. Liegt neben der Schottertstraße, Zufahrt abschüssig und tricky da feucht.

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Awesome little place with an amazing view of the ocean. Very windy couldn't pop the roof up. Big enough for Toyota Hilux or Defender size rigs. Level concrete platform.

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Nice small place. We only heard the whales breathing in the dark.

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On the side of the dirt road. Not for too large vehicule. Whale watching.

Sur le côté de la piste. Pour les véhicules pas trop larges. Observation d'une baleine.

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