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Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary

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Beautiful place!

We stopped in on our trip to Cape Breton hoping to find a few birds. Instead we found people... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Santa Cruz, California
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Amherst point bird sanctuary is a must see

Beautiful walking trails and it’s free. Great place to go for a afternoon walk with your friends or... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Emma G
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Southampton Road, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on our trip to Cape Breton hoping to find a few birds. Instead we found people feeding the blackcapped chickadees, which was bothersome considering it was a wildlife preserve. The hiking trails were great and the scenery was beautiful!

Thank bkimball
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Beautiful walking trails and it’s free. Great place to go for a afternoon walk with your friends or family and such a nice place to take pictures. The bird sanctuary is also pet friends, I highly recommend stopping by if you ever pass Amherst.

1  Thank Emma G
Reviewed May 15, 2018

I decided to visit the sanctuary during the winter. There were lots of icy spots but passable all around the lake and the other trail. It was quiet, clean and full of birds. Love it!

2  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed February 11, 2018

I went to the Glen as it's known to the local people almost everyday in the fall of 2017. The trails can be walked anywhere from 10 minutes to an hour depending upon the paths. Lots of areas to feed birds even from you hand....More

1  Thank camperNovaScotia
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Great little spot to take the children for a nature walk. Wild birds will eat right out of your hand and squirrels and chipmunks love it when you bring peanuts with you. we love watching them play and fight over the food you leave them....More

2  Thank Darlene C
Reviewed September 6, 2017

nice day out , didn't cost a thing. it's lovely when the family gets to go outside and enjoy nature. the birds are soo beautiful

1  Thank Phyllis W
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Beautiful restful place for birders A bit tricky for a wheelchair user :( Great place to appreciate Canadian Nature :)

1  Thank J Albert C
Reviewed July 26, 2017

There is not to much wildlife to see however it is a nice trail and makes for a nice walk with the family.

Thank TReviewsU
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Went for a snowshoe hike found out there was still birds around. We met another group of people who told us where they spotted a couple groups of birds, we only can find one of those them.

Thank mj e
Reviewed June 19, 2017

It is just a few minutes out of town. The trail is wide and well marked. There is a 3 mile loop with plenty of water views.

Thank AndrewBSA
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