Long Beach

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(Halifax County)
A little known but wonderful sandy beach.


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Hemlock Ravine

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(Halifax County)
Scenic woodland trails.


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Shubie Beach

Shubie Beach
(Halifax County)
Shubie Beach is a small, family friendly beach in Dartmouth.


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Frog Pond

Frog Pond
The Frog Pond trail is a short loop (1.4 km, half hour), yet scenic walk that is part of the broader Sir Sanford Flemming Park trail system.


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Cottage Cove Park: Port George

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A great location to enjoy watching seals.


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Herring Cove

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Sample the rough, rugged coastline of Nova Scotia up close on this short, yet very scenic hike.


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Cape d’Or Lighthouse

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(Cumberland County)
Experience the dramatic, jagged cliffs overlooking the Bay of Fundy


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Walton Lighthouse

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(Hants County)
Climb to the top of a lighthouse for a scenic view of the Minas Basin.


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Victoria Park

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Take a releaxing walk along the river to the falls or climb up the 175 steps of Jacob’s Ladder!


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Hayes Cave

(Hants County)
Hike to one of Nova Scotia’s largest inland caves!


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Dingle Memorial Tower

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(Halifax County)
Climb the stairs to the top of a stone tower for a scenic view overlooking Halifax’s Northwest Arm.


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Point Pleasant Park

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Kilometres of wooded trails connecting various, old fortifications at the tip of the Halifax peninsula.


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Conrad’s Beach

(Halifax County)
Follow the boardwalk to a nice sandy beach.


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Ross Creek

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(Kings County)
Discover tree trunks fossilized in jasper, sometimes with an amethyst core.


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Crystal Crescent Beach

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(Halifax County)
Crystal Crescent describes itself very well with its clear blue waters and white sand.


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Gaspereau River Tubing

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(Kings County)
Over two Kilometres of lazily drifting past scenic pastures and vineyards


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Blue Beach

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(Kings County)
An excellent place for finding fossils and even dinosaur footprints.


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Amethyst Cove

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A long, steep hike, but a great place to find larger quartz crystals.


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Blomidon

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(Kings County)
Walk along the base of red cliffs in search of agates, jasper and crystals.


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Scots Bay

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(Kings County)
One of the best places for rock hounding.


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Black Hole

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(Kings County)
Experience a short hike to a scenic waterfall. Explore the rocks and sea carved caves during low tide.


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Admiral’s Cove

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(Halifax County)
A short easy hike but with a steep descent at the end. An incredible view of the Bedford Basin.


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Burntcoat Head

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(Hants County)
Walk along the ocean floor at low tide, thirty feet below high tide. Keep your eyes open for fossils and interesting rocks.


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Delaps Cove

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(Annapolis County)
An easy hike through the woods and along the rocky coast to a scenic waterfall.


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Salt Marsh Trail

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(Halifax County)
Hike along a converted railway bed that extends from Eastern passage to Lawrencetown Beach with a causeway that crosses Cole Harbour!


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Shubie Park

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(Halifax County)
A great spot for biking and walking along the historic Shubie Canal! Come hand feed the chickadees and chipmunks.


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Silver Sands Beach

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(Halifax County)
This rock filled beach is often used for surfing or just a nice walk.


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Rainbow Haven Beach

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(Halifax County)
Rainbow Haven is a very popular, sandy beach just outside of Dartmouth. It is a great location for families with young children.


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York Redoubt

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(Halifax County)
A great fortification to explore with underground rooms, tunnels and lots of canons.


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Martinique Beach

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Walk along our favorite sandy beach and enjoy looking for sand dollars and other unique shells.


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Lawrencetown Beach

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This is a great beach for surfing or boogie boarding due to the usual high waves.


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WELCOME TO SCOTIA SITES Welcome to Scotia Sites.  Please take your time to look around and discover some of the not-so well known places in Nova Scotia. All theses places have been “tested” and proven to be fun and exciting for the whole family. If you need directions or have any questions/suggestions about any Scotia Site please let us know. Please enjoy Nova Scotia’s beaches, historical forts, trails and hikes, and MUCH more. We hope you have fun on your adventures and find some cool places (that you might even go back to!)....
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