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Spectacle Lakes hiking

Lighthouse Route, Nova Scotia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Spectacle Lakes ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Spectacle Lakes?

Spectacle Lakes Provincial Park is a beautiful place to visit in Nova Scotia. There are two lakes, Upper and Lower Spectacle Lake, which are connected by a short river. The park is a great place for fishing, swimming, canoeing, and kayaking. There are also several hiking trails that lead through the forest and around the lakes. The scenery is stunning, and it's easy to see why the park is such a popular tourist destination.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-64.3833329
44.383333

What are the coordinates and address of Spectacle Lakes?

Spectacle Lakes
Spectacle Lakes, NS B0J 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Spectacle Lakes are located in the Wentworth Valley, in the Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia. The easiest way to get there is to take Highway 101 to Exit 6 and follow the signs for Wentworth. From there, it is a short drive to the lakes.

Why visit Spectacle Lakes

The Spectacle Lakes are a must-see destination in Nova Scotia. These three lakes, which are connected by narrow channels, offer stunning views and plenty of opportunities for recreation. The lakes are surrounded by forested hills, and the water is a beautiful turquoise color. Visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking in the lakes. There is also a hiking trail that winds around the lakes, providing excellent views of the scenery.

Is Spectacle Lakes 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 vacation spot. Some families might find Spectacle Lakes to be a great place to relax and enjoy nature, while others might find it too quiet or remote.

Things not to be missed

Spectacle Lakes Provincial Park is a great place for swimming, fishing, and hiking. The park has a number of trails that lead to the lakes, which offer beautiful views.

1. Hiking - The trails around the Spectacle Lakes are perfect for a peaceful hike with incredible views.

2. Fishing - The lakes are stocked with trout so bring your fishing gear and enjoy a day on the water.

3. Boating - Rent a boat or bring your own and explore the lakes at your leisure.

4. Swimming - The lakes are perfect for a refreshing swim on a hot day.

5. Picnicking - Spread out a blanket and enjoy a picnic lunch while taking in the beautiful scenery.

Where to eat?

1. The Wooden Spoon in Mahone Bay

2. The Gables in Lunenburg

3. The Old Fish Factory in Lunenburg

4. The Bakeapple Cafe in Liverpool

5. The Lighthouse Restaurant in Peggy's Cove

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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