Gaff Point Hiking Trail

Record #: LUN0004
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2020
Last Full Update: 20 Mar 2015


Located In Kingsburg
Where To Find Us
318 Hirtle Beach Rd
Kingsburg, NS
Areas Served Lunenburg County


Mailing Address Box 1 
Site 1A 
Rose Bay, NS B0J 2X0

Description & Services

Gaff Point, a spectacular, rugged headland with steep cliffs to Hartling Bay and the LaHave estuary, is accessed by hiking to the southwest end of Hirtle's Beach
Facilities are available at the Hirtle's Beach parking lot. 
Signs for the trail are located at the Hirtles Beach parking area, and again at the beginning of the trail, directing hikers toward approved trails.  
Safety signage appears along the trail.  
No camping or fires are allowed at Gaff Point. 
This trail is on land protected by the Nature Conservancy of Canada in partnership with Kingsburg Coastal Conservancy. The Nature Conservancy of Canada is a national non-profit land conservation organization, and they ask that you enjoy the nature reserve but be respectful of its protected status. 
The NCC trail at Gaff Point is featured as one of our Nature Destinations sites