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Kejimkujik Seaside

St. Catherines River Road, Port Joli, Nova Scotia, Canada
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While in Halifax we discovered that this park existed and decided to give it a look. It is a quiet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jonathan K
The scenery at the beach (harbour rocks) makes it worthwhile, but beware of the black flies!

Getting to the trailhead is not the easiest, as the last few kilometers are on a partly paved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“the loop” (7 reviews)
“on the rocks” (13 reviews)
“easy hike” (6 reviews)
St. Catherines River Road, Port Joli, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Halifax we discovered that this park existed and decided to give it a look. It is a quiet and remote park with no entry fee, modern bathrooms, and we did see seals. We did not see a bear. The trail that follows that...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting to the trailhead is not the easiest, as the last few kilometers are on a partly paved / partly gravel/dirt road full of potholes; the trail itself (the part that leads to the beach) is nice, but a bit "boring" -- you walk along...More

Thank igal27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at a cottage close to the park.Great place to hike.Trails are well marked and maintained.At the end of the trail we were able to be within a few feet of a seal.

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An easy walk down to the beach with wonderful views of the coast and ocean. Could see some seals in the distance.

Thank zellerific
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This park run by Parks Canada is an excellent hiking venue that runs thru some unique and interesting landscape in this part of Nova Scotia. The trail is well maintained and an easy hike that is not demanding but it is a few kilometers to...More

Thank Stan S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked our to see the harbour and gray seals on the rocks and it was a very easy hike. Lots of birds along the way made for an enjoyable hike. It was about 1 hour hike to the viewing area to see the seals....More

2  Thank Stuart71
Reviewed 13 July 2017

About 6km drive off Hwy 3, then about 30 minute walk to reach the beach along a groomed path. The beach has large rocks and white sand. You can see seals lying on the larger rocks off in the distance - bring binoculars for a...More

Thank SandySue123
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Yes, the whole coast is, but this goes into magical. There are a couple different trails, very well maintained. At the Harbor Rocks area there were a couple dozen seals sunning on the rocks. On the trail toward Boyds Cove you'd swear you were in...More

Thank Irishlazz
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Just beautiful. So many places to stop and take a picture, and wildlife all over the place, I did not see the bear but I did see signs of a bear in the area. I love the warning. This is a place to fall in...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A relatively easy hike that you can do in a circuit or just go r/t to the coast and back. Either way, the astoundingly beautiful coast along the east side of the park is worth a lingering trip. Two kinds of seals wallow on the...More

Thank Virginia L
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