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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

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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...more
1108 West Advocate Road, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-392-2277
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

We made a stop here to walk the short Red Rock Trail to the beach and it was so beautiful and incredibly scenic!!....our only regret is that we didn't have more time to spend here and do some longer hikes. This park is a definite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 15 October 2018

After researching the web site, we decided to skip the main park entrance and drive up to the Eatonville area. The hiking trails here are very well maintained with informative signage. The views of the harbour, the Sea Stack, and especially the Three Sisters, make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Birdguy
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Did a day hike from the visitors center-out along the path and back along the beach. It was just lovely. The water vistas and the views of the cliffs and rocks along the beach were all beautiful. Saw so many different types of rocks on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn_Crist
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Cape Chignecto is a truly stunning place for anything from a half-hour stop at the Interpretive Centre and beach to a four-day hike around the whole trail. It has a great mixture of rocky beaches, dramatic cliffs, ocean views, and hikes through coniferous forest, deciduous...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped to take some pictures it's a nice area. Go down to the ocean put your feet in it. Take your camera and wear good walking shoes for the trails.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oilsandsgal
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Checked into the park with the helpful ladies at the information booth, what a great job they have and a view to die for. We set out for our hike through the woods and then came upon the steps down to the beach. The views...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank freddi g
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Beautiful and uncrowded park at the end of the peninsula. Nice hiking paths especially at the separate west end of the park. Do not under any circumstances take the dirt road from the east side of the park to the west. We did and survived...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Philly4Jazz
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A treasure. On my list for many years, I was quite pleased to be able to hike the coast from Eatonville to Red Rocks, with overnights at Keyhole Brook and Refugee Cove. Park staff is pleasant and very helpful. Infrastructure such as tent sites and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ernest M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The entire loop is absolutely stunning, especially the Seal Cove to Little Bald Rock section! All of the rangers we ran into were very friendly and helpful. One of them, Tex, was really great and went out of his way to help us out after...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ben B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We did two hikes as part of a day-hike, both at the north end. We hiked Squally pt and Three sisters and included the trek down to Anderson Beach. Many look-offs, clean trails, well marked, many picnic areas, several washrooms. Getting to the north end...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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1 September 2017|
Response from Adventurer566880 | Reviewed this property |
Good question. 53 kilometers of trails and 4 days. we came in high off Eatonville choosing to go down from three sisters. 4 days 3 nights are pretty packed. I would give an extra day to set up and cool down around base... More
16 October 2016|
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Response from Remsheg | Reviewed this property |
I tried to post a link to answer your question but unfortunately we're not allowed to do that. If you do a Google search - can you hike Cape Chignecto in the off season - for example, you'll find the info. They even... More