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30 Minute Hike – Coastal Hike Along Clam Harbour – Nova Scotia

It’s November and no better time to hit the beach and hike along rugged Atlantic Ocean coastline in Clam Harbour Provincial Park. Park up to the gate (if it’s closed) and simply walk in as parking lots are not maintained in the winter but the road up to the gate are maintained.

Start by walking along the beach towards the rocks, you will see trailhead signs which will guide you along the way. Best time to hike this is during low tide when you can easily walk the firm beach sand and jump onto the trail up to a certain point.

You can hike along the point and return to the first trailhead. The trail is beach, cobble rocks and dirt. Appropriate footwear and good balance is needed for portions of the trail. Expect to clock around 10k after exploring everything. Off season is my preferred time as you might encounter the local hardcore dog walkers. Otherwise great spot to hang out. Or come by during the summer when they have their famous sand castle festival

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Nova Scotia Hiking Trail Guide

By Jim Cyr

ISBN: 9780986653421 (iBooks)
ISBN: 9780986653438 (ePub)

Category: Travel/ Canada/ Atlantic Provinces (NB, NF, NS, PE), Hiking

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Explore Nova Scotia’s hiking trails with this trail guide. Organized by theme, rather by location, you’ll be able to find a trail to match your mood. So, what are you in the mood for, an easy loop, historic landmark, paddle & portage? Each of the 48 trails in this eBook include recently hiked GPS data, photos and videos.

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Chapters of the book include:

  • Culinary Trails
  • Historical Trails
  • Loop Trails
  • Off to the Beach
  • Out & Back Trails
  • Panorama Trails
  • Rails to Trails
  • Stroller Friendly
  • Summit Trails
  • Trails to Ales (coming soon)
  • Trekking
  • Vineyard Trails (coming soon)
  • Walk in the Park
  • Water Trails
  • Waterfall Trails

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Hiking Outdoors

West Dover aka Land of Confusion

We drove out to Peggy’s Cove to check out a designated Provincial Park in West Dover to explore the trails known as “The land of confusion”.

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Hiking Outdoors

Willard S. Boyle Monument

This is the Willard S. Boyle Monument that started to take shape late in the fall of 2011.

 

 

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Outdoors

Ticks and Lyme disease in Nova Scotia

Ticks in Nova Scotia

Widespread in the Eastern US. In Canada, it has been collected in Ontario, Quebec, and all Atlantic provinces.

In Image – Top: nymph, Blacklegged ticks. Bottom: dog ticks.

 

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