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Cape Split Trailhead - Hiking

Evangeline Trail, Nova Scotia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Cape Split Trailhead ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Cape Split Trailhead?

The Cape Split Trailhead is a beautiful spot to start your hike in Nova Scotia. The views of the Bay of Fundy are stunning, and the trail is well-maintained and easy to follow. The hike to Cape Split is about 8 miles round trip, and it's definitely worth it to see the incredible views from the top.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-64.4316607
45.3157209

What are the coordinates and address of Cape Split Trailhead?

Cape Split Trailhead
Scots Bay, NS B0P 1H0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Cape Split Trailhead is located in Kings County, Nova Scotia. To get there, take Highway 101 to Exit 10 and follow the signs for Cape Split. The trailhead is located at the end of the road.

Why visit Cape Split Trailhead

The Cape Split Trailhead is a great place to visit in Nova Scotia because it offers beautiful views of the coastline and the surrounding countryside. The trail is also a great place for hiking, biking, and birdwatching.

Is Cape Split Trailhead in Nova Scotia a good place for the whole family?

There is no right or wrong answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a hiking experience. Cape Split Trailhead is located in the province of Nova Scotia, which is in eastern Canada. The trailhead offers hikers access to a 16 kilometer (10 mile) hike that leads to the top of Cape Split, which offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The hike is considered to be moderate in difficulty, making it a good option for families with older children. There are also a number of shorter hikes that can be accessed from the trailhead, making it a good option for families with younger children.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Cape Split Trailhead in Nova Scotia are hiking and biking. The trailhead is located in the middle of the province, making it a great starting point for hikes and bike rides in both directions. The scenery is beautiful, with forests, cliffs, and the ocean all visible from the trail. There are also several interesting historical sites located near the trailhead, making it a great place to visit for history buffs as well.

-Hiking the Cape Split Trail: a moderate, 8.8 km hike that offers stunning views of the Minas Basin and the Bay of Fundy.

-Biking the Cape Split Trail: a more challenging option that takes about 3 hours to complete.

-Canoeing or kayaking in the Minas Basin: a beautiful area to explore by water.

-Horseback riding in the area: a great way to enjoy the scenery.

Where to eat?

1. The Wooden Monkey- located in downtown Halifax, this restaurant is known for its fresh and local ingredients.

2. The Five Fishermen- also located in downtown Halifax, this seafood restaurant is a favourite among locals and visitors alike.

3. The Canteen- a food truck located in the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market, The Canteen offers up fresh and local fare.

4. The Bicycle Thief- a pizzeria located in the North End of Halifax, The Bicycle Thief is known for its unique and delicious pizzas.

5. Chives Canadian Bistro- a bistro located in the Quinpool district of Halifax, Chives offers a wide variety of Canadian cuisine.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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