Garden Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Garden Cove is a village located south-east of Swift Current in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The residents of Sound Island moved without government assistance during a period around 1953. They moved to the mainland into Garden Cove and surrounding communities. Today Garden Cove has an active close community. There is a tour boat, Merasheen which is part of the Woody Island Resort hotel which gives people a Newfoundland outport experience. Garden Cove has hiking trails passing by Big Rock Hill and Placentiamans Point. There is a small inshore fishery operating there. Some species caught are lobster, cod, mackerel, herring, crab, scallops, mussels, flounder and trout. The harbour authority is run by the government using volunteers. Boats can be launched and docked there. Fresh water is available at the dock. The summer offers sheltered boating since the bottom of the bay is blocked by Sound Island. Beyond Sound Island there can be higher seas.

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Coordinates: 47°51′11″N 54°09′29″W / 47.853°N 54.158°W / 47.853; -54.158