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Cape Split Hiking Trail

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Address: Cape Split Road, Kentville, Nova Scotia B0P 1H0, Canada

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MAgnificent Trail - but be careful

This is a great walking trail that offers views over the Bay of Fundy when you reach the end. It is a long hike, allow a half day, and bring water and food as there are no... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a great walking trail that offers views over the Bay of Fundy when you reach the end. It is a long hike, allow a half day, and bring water and food as there are no concessions once you start out. Be very cautions as you walk as there are roots and animal burrows all over the place. Be... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Well marked trail with super views at the end of the journey - bring along some food / drinks and you have a wonderful picnic opportunity. You need to be in reasonable shape to make the trip but it is more about endurance than trail difficulty or climbing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stumbled across this walk by accident. We arrived late so could only do a small part of the walk. Will definitely be back.

Thank Stuart T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A lovely hike with a magnificent view at the top! Well worth the effort of a long climb (about 3 hrs both ways).

Thank Donata K
Kentville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a well-developed trail! This hike is approximately 1.5 hours each way with a newly constructed outhouse 1/3 of the way into your journey. When you reach the end you will be surrounded by water and standing about 70 feet above sea level; absolutely breathtaking! This is a rare experience that you should discover.

4 Thank flhrci05
Southwest Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We enjoyed this hike but we were prepared for it to take at least 3 hours - and it did. Wear suitable clothing and footwear. Watch your step as there are constant protruding stones and roots. You really do have to watch every step. Some uphill work and a few slightly muddy spots. No bathroom along the trail in mid-October.... More 

3 Thank Sheila H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Hiked the Cape Split trail for the first time since high school. A relatively easy hike, with the right footwear, and a great day out with the family. The view at the end is spectacular.

1 Thank Stan C
Kingston, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We did this hike on a beautiful Saturday. We started at 10:25 a.m. and finished at 2:15 p.m., this included a stop for our packed lunch. According to the map at the start of the trail, this hike is 13 km long RT (8 miles). Of course, when you get to the tip of Cape Split, it is an absolutely... More 

2 Thank TNKaz
Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We enjoyed the trail, and the incredible views at the end..it took us about an hour and a quarter to get in to the split..Nice wide trail, a couple of hills.

1 Thank JoeGina24a
Oxford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My husband and I hiked Cape Split on a beautiful fall day. The signage at the trailhead was somewhat unclear as to whether it was 6km or 8km one way (both numbers were on the same sign), but no big deal! Overall it took us about 1.5 hours each direction, and we weren't rushing. The walk was beautiful, with great... More 

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