Meat Cove can only be accessed by a 15 km long, dead-end, dirt road from the next closest community of St. Lawrence Bay. Apparently there is a history of inbreeding and babies born with deformities in Meat Cove. Meat Covers tend to keep to themselves and the women are known to be pretty tough. On the other hand, Meat Cove is home to the most . community cut off after heavy rains 23/08/2010 5:19:55 PM CBC News Stranded tourists are waiting to hear whether they'll be evacuated from Meat Cove, a remote rain-struck community in northern Cape Breton.