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Taylor Head Provincial Park

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Well maintained trails and great scenery

We hiked the Spry Bay Trail, taking two hours to do the loop. Obviously a lot of work has gone into... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carlisle, PA
Great Hike on the Eastern Shore

We hiked the longer trail in 2.25 hrs. We saw many Pitcher Plants and really enjoyed the switch... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Halifax, Canada
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“nice beach”(4 reviews)
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20140 Highway 7, Spry Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 3H0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We hiked the Spry Bay Trail, taking two hours to do the loop. Obviously a lot of work has gone into maintaining the trails. The scenery changes from rocky coastal views to open shrubs and spruce forests. Signs along the way keep you updated on...More

Thank Birdguy
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We hiked the longer trail in 2.25 hrs. We saw many Pitcher Plants and really enjoyed the switch between forest and coastal landscapes. I wouldn’t recommend bringing your dogs with you since there is a lot of time walking on beach rock. I wore runners...More

Thank tracylynnjessen
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great trails located here! Short or long they are all spectacular! Take the time to enjoy this beach and absorb its serenity. Its a simple pleasure to stroll along an uncrowded stretch of white sand. Even better sit a spell!

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Spent the day at Taylor Head Provincial Park. Had lunch on the beach, waded in the water, and went for a hike on Spry Trail. It was a beautiful way to spend an early August day, especially when temperatures had been quite warm. The cool...More

2  Thank journeyhitherandyon
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

the beach is nice, the place is gorgeous but the water is too cold, more like icy cold, to stay in it. even thrying to go in is quite something and I have usually no problem with cold. Still a very Nice beach with great...More

Thank Vivianne L
Reviewed 3 August 2018

In Nova Scotia it is hard to NOT find a beautiful beach. This beach is lovely and because it is clean and quiet it is a great place to spend an afternoon in the sun. The glistening sand, the blue sky and the sparkling water...More

Thank BCbikeGuy
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Beautiful clean sandy beach. Practically deserted. A bit foggy but a great day for a beach walk. Lots of good hiking trails.and great picnic spot.

Thank Winnie C
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The long sandy beach is rarely busy, but for me the reason to drive the hour+ from Halifax is the 8km hike to the tip of Taylor Head. Singletrack mostly, nice wild feel. When you reach the headland just flop on the springy crowberry ground...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Several easy trails to chose from, panoramic views of the Nova Scotian coastline and a great picnic spot! Give yourself a few hours to enjoy the park!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This is a great spot to relax on a beautiful beach, if you're feeling a little more energetic there are great trails to hike before you decide to laze on the beach. My friend and I did just that! We came to hike and after...More

Thank 2see2sea
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