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Cape Split Hiking Trail

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Address: Cape Split Road, Kentville, Nova Scotia B0P 1H0, Canada

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awesome trail to hike

It's one of those places you never get tired of going to. It's a really popular trail and rightfully so. I tracked 6K from start to finish.

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Stanimir C
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The four of us hiked this trail in May 2017. There are bathrooms at the beginning of the trail and another one stall 1/3 of the way in. There is cell service the entire time. It took us 1 hour 25 minutes each way. The view was nice but not as great as we expected. It's a very long, boring... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

It's one of those places you never get tired of going to. It's a really popular trail and rightfully so. I tracked 6K from start to finish.

Thank Stanimir C
New Minas, Canada
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a terrific hike but not for the faint of heart. Be sure to have drinking water and pack a lunch. Use a back pack to keep your hands free and relieve the 'load'. I am 85 years old and did the trek twice last year. I have done it quite a few times over the years and, during... More 

1 Thank Marga599
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Ok, so maybe a warning... it's beautiful and we always want pictures with the ocean in the background... but the edges drop 100's of feet to a rocky bottom where you will land and break limbs or die. High tide and you'll probably bang your head on the way down and drown. So after that little disclaimer... I leave Halifax... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

My mom and I hiked Cape Split after our B + B recommended the trail on a visit prior. It was absolutely breathtaking- a fun and pretty easy hike. The hike took us a little under 1 1/2 hours each way. (We went at a pretty good pace and this also included a few stops for photos as we got... More 

Thank Yoga4444
Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a great walking trail that offers views over the Bay of Fundy when you reach the end. It is a long hike, allow a half day, and bring water and food as there are no concessions once you start out. Be very cautions as you walk as there are roots and animal burrows all over the place. Be... More 

Thank trainfan2000
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Well marked trail with super views at the end of the journey - bring along some food / drinks and you have a wonderful picnic opportunity. You need to be in reasonable shape to make the trip but it is more about endurance than trail difficulty or climbing.

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stumbled across this walk by accident. We arrived late so could only do a small part of the walk. Will definitely be back.

Thank Stuart T
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

A lovely hike with a magnificent view at the top! Well worth the effort of a long climb (about 3 hrs both ways).

Thank Donata K
Kentville, Canada
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a well-developed trail! This hike is approximately 1.5 hours each way with a newly constructed outhouse 1/3 of the way into your journey. When you reach the end you will be surrounded by water and standing about 70 feet above sea level; absolutely breathtaking! This is a rare experience that you should discover.

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