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Cape Split Hiking Trail

Cape Split Road, Kentville, Nova Scotia B0P 1H0, Canada
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A long hike

Tried to see Cape Split without walking the 8 km trail from the parking lot to the end of the Cape... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
Cape Split

Beautiful 12 km walk threw woods but the end after 6km is stunning worth a trip !! Should take... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
LauraLee C
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Cape Split Road, Kentville, Nova Scotia B0P 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Tried to see Cape Split without walking the 8 km trail from the parking lot to the end of the Cape but this was challenging. We tried side roads to see if we could get a view. In the end we took Baxter’s Harbour Road...More

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Beautiful 12 km walk threw woods but the end after 6km is stunning worth a trip !! Should take lots of water and a lunch or snack after hike in to take in the spectacular view.When finished hike we went to Wolfville and had lunch...More

Thank LauraLee C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Went out with a friend for the hike and a picnic. Compared to where I normally hike, the hike is quite dull and the view at the end is 'alright'. The cape looks far more dramatic in pictures taken by air than it is for...More

Thank Fej51
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Get on this trail early so that you can enjoy the views without the crowds! If at all possible, you'll want to head out on a clear day, and make certain to wear sturdy shoes for hiking (the trail can be uneven and muddy) and...More

Thank WHMeg
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I thought it was 8 km return but it was 12 km ... the lesson is you need proper footwear for this hike (we hike but didn't have our boots with us). It took us longer than it usually would (3.5 hours in total with...More

2  Thank travelfun001
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A long hike along a trail to a beautiful view. Wear comfortable footwear because its a long walk but worth the time.

Thank 2015eastcoasters
Reviewed 10 September 2017

It's a pretty long and boring hike, we rode some of it, until I came off my bike due to how rough the trail it (heaps of massive exposed roots, and logs across the trail). I wouldn't recommend riding unless you're experienced. It's not a...More

2  Thank dev45
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We spent a great Sunny Friday afternoon hiking up Cape Split The trail is wide in most spots and an excellent intermediate hike. We checked our fit bit and about 10,000 steps up and a great view of the Bay of Fundy!! Amazing actually. Another...More

Thank KevinK98
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Went there when the remnants of Hurricane Harvey passed through. Very muddy but the wind was incredible. Definitely worth the trip and the hike. Free to get in. Take a good pair of hiking shoes though. Bring your camera and keep dogs on leash. Its...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a 6.5 km hike one way and there isn't a lot to see along the way. The first 2.2 kms has a lot of uphill at a pretty steep grade. So you think you can't do that, there was easily 200 people we...More

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10 August 2017|
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Response from Angela D | Reviewed this property |
Scots bay. :)
Ilse H
1 July 2017|
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Response from HollyBerries2013 | Reviewed this property |
Endomondo clocked the elevation gain at 159 metres
10 February 2017|
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Response from Jacq2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - but - it is not as dramatic as many people expect :) It's a great view from the top though