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Taylor Head Provincial Park - Hiking

Halifax Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Taylor Head Provincial Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Taylor Head Provincial Park?

Taylor Head Beach is a provincial park on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is located 11 km southwest of Sheet Harbour, near Spry Bay, Nova Scotia. It has 1 km (0.62 mi) of sandy beach and 18 km (11 mi) of hiking trails. There are many scenic hiking trails varying in length. There are also many geological features and natural habitats. Taylor Head Beach is one of the few places in Nova Scotia that has sand volcanoes. Hunting is forbidden inside the park borders.

The Taylor Head Provincial Park is a beautiful place to visit, with its stunning ocean views and lush forests. There are plenty of activities to enjoy here, including hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching. The park is also home to a variety of wildlife, including moose, deer, and bald eagles. Visitors can spend the day exploring the park's many trails, or simply relax on the beach and take in the incredible scenery.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-62.5713185
44.8475864

What are the coordinates and address of Taylor Head Provincial Park?

Taylor Head Provincial Park
20140 Hwy 7, Spry Bay, NS B0J 3H0, Canada

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Starting Point

The trails at the Taylor Head Provincial Park in Nova Scotia can be accessed via the park's main entrance.

Why visit Taylor Head Provincial Park

The Taylor Head Provincial Park is a beautiful place to visit in Nova Scotia. The park is located on the eastern shore of St. Margaret's Bay and offers stunning views of the bay and the surrounding area. There are several hiking trails in the park, as well as a beach, a picnic area, and a playground. The park is a great place to relax and enjoy nature.

Is Taylor Head Provincial Park in Nova Scotia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a park. Taylor Head Provincial Park has many different activities and areas to explore, so it could be a good place for families to spend time together.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Taylor Head Provincial Park are hiking, bird watching, and whale watching.

-Hiking the trails in the park

-Bird watching

-Watching the waves crash on the shore

-Sunset walks on the beach

-Picnicking

Where to eat?

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

2. The Canteen- also located in Halifax, this restaurant focuses on healthy and affordable food options.

3. The Gahan House- located in Mahone Bay, this brewery offers a wide variety of food options, as well as local beer.

4. The Flying Apron- located in Lunenburg, this bakery and cafe offers a wide variety of baked goods and sandwiches.

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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