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Address: 1108 West Advocate Road, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Description: At Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, towering 185-meter (600-foot) cliffs...
At Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, towering 185-meter (600-foot) cliffs rise from the Bay of Fundy while the world’s highest tides lap at their base. Cape Chignecto is a 4,200-hectare natural environment park on a dramatic coastal peninsula. The park features 29 kilometres (18 miles) of pristine coastline, some of Nova Scotia’s most significant geological features, deep valleys, sheltered coves, rare plants, remnant old growth forest, scenic views, and a rich cultural heritage. We offer wilderness camping in secluded coves and ravines, while a spectacular coastal hiking trail leads visitors along high cliffs and deep valleys. Because Cape Chignecto is a wilderness hiking park, there are no drive-up camping sites.
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A great place to hike but one big hint...do not forget mosquito repellant!! You register at the desk so you won't go missing at the end of the day

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Hammonds Plains,NS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A great place to hike but one big hint...do not forget mosquito repellant!! You register at the desk so you won't go missing at the end of the day

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I hiked the three-day loop staying in cabins (Big Bald and Eatonville). The highlight of the loop is the cliffs on the west coast. You can sleep in tents or cabins. I adore this loop hike and have done it three times now. It is true that 90% of the hike is in the forest, but the 10% that offers... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It's well worth the drive on the long and winding, unpaved road to Cape D'Or to stand on the cliff-tops overlooking the Bay of Fundy, the rips below and the view back toward Cape Chignecto, past the golden cliffs that give the Cape it's name, The Golden Cape. The entire Parrsboro Shore is spectacularly beautiful and this is a powerful... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great scenery, great outfit! On different day, saw Red Rocks beach at the park. Beautiful..easy walk

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Oromocto, New Brunswick, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Yesterday, September 27th, was a beautiful day to experience the trail system at Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Phil and I had never been there before and really did not know too much about it, other than there was a trail system with one being approximately 50 km in length. Always looking for a challenge we decided that we would try... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Having backpacked the iconic West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island, and the lesser-known East Coast Trail on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland, Cape Chignecto’s coastal trail was a huge disappointment. Over our four days on the trail, we were probably getting views of the coast about 10% of the time. The trail itself is good with a decent amount of... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Do not take the Eatonville to Seal Cove hike. It is only in the woods and the scenery never changes. The trail is very muddy with lots of slippery tree roots. We never made it to Seal Cove as the scenery was just too boring. I would try to find another hike that goes along the cliff with ocean views.... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I had hiked the 51 km camping with my husband and adult son in 2012, but felt strongly called to hike it alone. September temperatures were cool, so cabins made a lot of sense but availability ruled out going around the whole trail. This was a blessing as it opened my eyes to a different trip - Visitor Centre to... More 

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Sackville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The hike from the entrance along the beach and then 10 km s up the cape was really beautiful but difficult. I said to my friends that I felt I was getting closer to heaven with every trek ascending this trail. Well maintained with good signage. The view of the bay is spectacular in places. I would like to return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It's beautiful! We went on a kayaking overnight with NovaShores, and loved it! One of the major benefits is that it's out of the way and not crowded (unlike some other areas on the Bay of Fundy). We had the whole beach to ourselves and only saw about 5 other people the whole day.

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Address: Address: 1108 West Advocate Road, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Advocate Harbour

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