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A gorgeous place to visit

We came to Peggy’s Cove in the morning when it was misty and overcast. The ocean waves were high... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Susan D
Powell, Ohio
Off to Peggys Cove....but not to the Lighthouse.

If you want to get out for a drive & some fresh air, but have done the lighthouse enough times…this... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Halifax, Canada
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Adjacent to Peggy's Cove (Nova Scotia's most iconic tourist attraction). Polly's cove offers similar views as Peggy's Cove, without the crowds. Full of expansive coastal views, including Peggy's Cove in the distance.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Prospect Road, West Dover, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We came to Peggy’s Cove in the morning when it was misty and overcast. The ocean waves were high and the mist added a unique ambiance. Then after lunch the sun came out and we went on a nature hike with two very informative naturalists....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

If you want to get out for a drive & some fresh air, but have done the lighthouse enough times…this is a great 2nd option. I’ve read other say it’s an easy hike, but it can be as easy or hard as you make it....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Nice easy hike 1 mile before Peggy's Cove. View nature without the crowd of people at Peggy's. Limited parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shaun S
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Stopped here on our way to Peggy's Cove...nice easy hike from the small parking area, although you do go over some rocks. The main viewing point offers sweeping views of the water, and you have the option of meandering down several other trails, however we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Y4269LF
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We've done a lot of hiking around Canada and this hike was definitely unique. The hiking was quite easy - alternating between walking on rocks and small vegetation. Although you'll want to wear good shoes. The views are spectacular. Its wide open with lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rdclarke
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Really nice walk / hike. We had a bit of trouble finding it. Trail begins at 7216 Prospect road between Peggy's Cove and West Dover. Park off the road at the pull out. As you proceed out the the point(s) there are many sub- trails....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank murphy8812
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Thankfully I was wearing a pair of sneakers to get through the slippery forest. Such a beautiful walk. As log or short as you’d like.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Reviewed April 24, 2018

A hidden gem, really. very close to the "world famous" Peggy's cove.We stumbled upon it on our way to Peggy's. only about 3-4 kms from there. It has a very small unfinished parking spot - may park 4-5 cars. We parked on road side. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank VKP1973
Reviewed December 14, 2017

This is by far the most breathtakingly beautiful trail along the coast that I have experienced. I could sit and listen to the surf for hours. I have gone quite a few times and hardly anyone else has ever been in the area.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank C4743AVtinak
Reviewed November 5, 2017

If you hike, this is a wonderful trip that can be longer or short. It is rugged in places but never fails to please, in any season. In October, the low scrubby bushes are a beautiful red and other vegetation is also in fall mode....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nancy V
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