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John's Cove Beach

Located In Cape Forchu
Where To Find Us
70 Lobster Pound Rd
John's Cove, NS
Areas Served Yarmouth County
Phone 902-742-8868
Contact Frank Grant, Recreation Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Misty James, Community Recreation Coordinator; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Yarmouth Recreation 
932 Highway 1 
Hebron, NS B5A 5Z5
Fax 902-749-1645
Description & Services
Information Sand beach in close proximity to the town of Yarmouth and the Cape Forchu Light Station. 
Enclosed beach very calm in the Yarmouth harbour. 
No amenities at this location. 
Special Information
Tags Beaches ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Summer Fun