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Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park

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I have been to Halifax several time this year and wanted to see the Atlantic Ocean....a short drive... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2018
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Crashing waves on a windy fall day.

I am so glad we went to this park. We walked the trail up until the rocks looks like Peggy's Cove... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
New Brunswick, Canada
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223 Sambro Creek Rd, Sambro, Nova Scotia B3V 1L8, Canada
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Halifax several time this year and wanted to see the Atlantic Ocean....a short drive from the city is Crystal Beach...it was a perfect spot to visit on a sunny fall day

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

I am so glad we went to this park. We walked the trail up until the rocks looks like Peggy's Cove and enjoyed seeing seals swimming in the rough seas. It was cold but the scenery and the fresh air was nice. I will come...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

White sand beaches - amazing blue waves - and views of the oldest working lighthouse in North America. We were fortunate to visit in early September, so the beach was pretty quite. Plenty of parking on site for all three beaches (potties on site.... gross.......More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot. Although we didn't go to the beach, the white sand looked nice and silky. The trail is pretty easy, but there are some little ups and downs (not overly challenging but comfortable shoes are needed). The rocky part is amazing - basically it's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Just as beautiful as I remembered it from 5 years ago- white sand, crystal clear waters. This time we explored more of the trails and were really impressed with the range of the trail, we could've continued on for quite a way and taken our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The beach is one of the best in Nova Scotia. A great place to go to the beach. If you walk along the 3 beaches it leads to a great hiking trail with great views.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view with mixture of sea and forest. Nice hike which last long enough to have amazing views from the ocean and the forest. If you wish bring towel and lie on the beach so you can get tan. Just be careful, beach is unsupervised...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MartoZh
Reviewed June 21, 2018

To see a video of this location, please look up my page (Josh the Travel Guy) on YouTube where you will find a great video of my trip here. Crystal Crescent beach is one of the two most popular beaches close to the city of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank JoshtheTravelG
Reviewed March 30, 2018

I’m proud to be from Nova Scotia, and happy to see tourists envy when they see a beach like this. BUT, this is a message to the local dog owners. I was down at the beach for a hike 2 days ago and I was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Wmilley
Reviewed December 4, 2017

This is one of the best beaches in the Province and easily accessed from the Halifax area. Soft white sand with lots of rolling dunes. Plenty of parking and walking trails, a perfect spot for a day of fun in the sun. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from MartoZh | Reviewed this property |
yes, on leash
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