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Make sure not to miss this trail while visitng the lighthouse. It takes you on a really nice walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jonathan K
Worth the Visit

We hiked along here for an hour or two, enjoying a well-maintained path. Lots of nice views and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelowna, Canada
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Havenside Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank calgaryguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank PatM52807
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road is very narrow but in good repair. Picnic area is good. Beautiful scenery and the water is powerful.

Thank Lydia R
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Yes, the road is very narrow but when you finally reach your destination, you'll stay for the view and the nature trails.

Thank Erin R
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We came here on one of the wet and wildly windy days we were in Cape Breton. The wind was coming off the ocean and as such was more than cool. However, the bonus was the turbulence it caused on the water which large translucent...More

1  Thank huronhawk
Reviewed 6 November 2017

If they hadn’t put that trail here, we would have missed the beautiful coast of Louisbourg. It was amazing. We were able to see several places where rocks, waves and beauty showed up. The forest was interesting as well. Quite different! They had lots of...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The trail is right by the parking lot for the Louisbourg Lighthouse, so it is very accessible. The trail is fairly easy and basically follows the coast line. The scenery is beautiful!

1  Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a memorable hike - but one that can require good foot wear. It starts at the lighthouse and goes for abou 2 kilometers along the coast. In August of 2017 it was still not completed, After about 2 kilometers it becomes very over...More

Thank markgeiger
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Love this trail . It's an easy walk with gorgeous ocean views along the way . The plaques along the way make it even more interesting .

1  Thank easterntreker
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