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Easy Clean Trail with Spectacular Views

This trail is so easy to find and easy to walk. If you are pushing a stroller or have difficulty... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Great photo op

Confession, I love light houses, but the waves crashing into the rocks on the shore made my trip... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Ajax, Canada
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Havenside Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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All reviews waves crashing into the rocks nice walk windy days beautiful coast spectacular views peggy's cove photo ops picnic area well worth the stop great hike nova scotia cape breton ocean nature benches scenery forest
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We walked a part of this walk. Alongside the water. Flat and easy. Worth a short visit on the way to Louisburg fortress.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This trail is so easy to find and easy to walk. If you are pushing a stroller or have difficulty with movement, this trail is well looked after and groomed for people of all ranges to enjoy. The trail takes you in the woods and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichelleK20127
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Confession, I love light houses, but the waves crashing into the rocks on the shore made my trip. The trail that leads from the light house further down the coast is also a very easy walk the scenery improves with every corner you turn. Would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

A breathtaking view of the ocean. The waves, the colour of the sea are all sights to behold. I took a morning to part of the trail. It was serene, tranquil and meomrable. A site everyone must visit in Louisbourg!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ATLC2015
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We had a choice of two walks from the lighthouse parking lot. There were benches to sit and rest or look out to sea. Nice to see families with young ones as well as older people enjoying this trail

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry S
Reviewed September 3, 2018

If you are in Louisbourg an enjoy hiking, you must try this trail. The views are stunning. Many vantage points for hreat photos. The cobbled cove you walk across at one point means you need good shoes so you don't lose your footing. Parts of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Travel D
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We very much enjoyed the trail. Be prepared for the hike with good shoes. The ocean views aere spectacular.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark- O
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Make sure not to miss this trail while visitng the lighthouse. It takes you on a really nice walk along the jagged coast where you will enjoy many beautiful views and photo opps. I would suggest having bug spray on for the walks through the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank theoljohnnyboy
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We hiked along here for an hour or two, enjoying a well-maintained path. Lots of nice views and plenty of flowers. Birds galore. Well worth the stop.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank calgaryguy
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Stopped to see the Lighthouse and found the trail... took the short route, saw beautiful coastal views, plants, forest life...a great 1 hour side trip!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Olena C
April 18, 2018|
Response from Traveler825139 |
Yes, there are no signs stating otherwise and we always take ours & see other people. I would just make sure you keep him/her on lead 🙂