Cape Split Hiking Trail

Scots Bay

Trail Length: 8 kilometre (5 mile) one-way
Park Amenities:
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Cape Split Hiking Trail 

Kentville, Nova Scotia Things To Do

Canada Parks, Trails & Places

Cape Split Hiking Trail is located in the Cape Split Provincial Park Reserve near Scots Bay which is north of Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. The 8 kilometre (5 mile) one-way (16 km return) hiking trail connects hikers to the 60 metre high (200 feet) Cape Split sightseeing cliffs overlooking Minas Basin and the Bay of Fundy tides. The trail is considered challenging and takes many 5 hours to complete. Be aware the point is not fenced and exposed to high winds, rains, falling rocks and eroding shorelines.

What are the Top Things To Do, Activities, and Adventures enjoyed at the Cape Split Hiking Trail?

Cape Split Hiking Trail adventures, and activities most enjoyed include hiking, birding (birdwatching), photography, and sightseeing.

Why Cape Split Hiking Trail?

Because everyone, including ourselves, says this is one of the best hiking trails in Nova Scotia for viewing the Bay of Fundy tides from high up on top of sightseeing cliffs. Bring a picnic and blanket too as the cliffs are surrounded by green grass fields and on a clear day you will want to stay for a while. So a camera is a good idea too.

What are the features, and amenities provided at the Cape Split Hiking Trail?

The more important, some would say only, features, amenities, services located in and around Cape Split Hiking Trail includes trail map, vault toilets, and parking.   

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Cape Split Hiking Trail
Cape Split Rd
Scots Bay

How To Get ToCape Split Hiking Trail

35 kilometre (40 minute) drive north on Highway #358 from Kentville to Cape Split Hiking Trail.
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