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Herring Cove Provincial Park, NB

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Herring Cove Provincial Park is located on Campobello Island, reachable via the International Bridge from Lubec, ME. One can also get to Campobello via two ferries from mainland New Brunswick via Deer Island. The main attraction here is the Roosevelt Campobello International Park, featuring the summer cottage of the Roosevelt family.


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Plenty of sites to choose from when we arrived on a summer Monday afternoon. There's a site for every taste here - full sun, full woods, or a little of each. Site 1 is representative of the last, which is where we chose to camp. Shade most of the day, with a little late afternoon sun coming in.

Date of visit: Aug 2009

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Across from sites 1-6 is a large open field with pull-through sites. All the sites in this first loop have electric hookups. Water taps are centrally located where you can fill your tank.

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This is the first view you have as you enter the campground loop with the hookups. There are more shaded sites in the woods in the background.

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Beyond the playground you can see the large field with the sunny sites.

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This is a neat little thing I've never seen before - a large metal mushroom with water running down over the top. Great fun for the kds to run around/under.

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A second loop contains sites with no hookups.

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Site 47 is very representative of the wooded sites - they all look alike.

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There are two modern bathhouses with free hot showers. This one also has a washing machine and dryer.

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This pleasant trail through the woods takes you from the campground to the park beach.

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Near the beach is small, older tenting campground.

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In this campground, there are several of these little huts that can be rented.

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This crib bridge provides access to the beach.

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The broad beach is about a mile long.


Dump station available

Rates: $22.50 - no hookup; $24.50 for 30A hookup. 20% discount for over-65'ers

Coord: 44.87667 N, 66.93502 W

Activities/Nearby Attractions

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Mulholland Point Lighthouse

East and West Quoddy Lighthouses

Eagle Hill Bog

Several hiking trails