Shallow Bay Beach

Cow Head

The water is shallow and warms up to swimming temperature in the summer. The northern more remote part of the beach is backed by high dunes, and can receive impressive waves after a storm. The area attracts shorebirds, especially in the fall, there can be hundreds of migrating shorebirds clustered on the upper beach at high tide.

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Unsupervised beach, large gravelled parking area located 100m from the beach, picnic shelter with wood stove, flush toilets, drinking water, changing rooms, picnic tables, playground, 1km trail, viewing platform with benches, interpretive signs, campground nearby.

Contact Information

Route 430 , Cow Head
49.9346, -57.7648 (Download GPX)
Jun - Sep
+1 (877) 737 3783
+1 (709) 458 2417
+1 (709) 458 2059


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