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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park: Coastal Trail

Located In Advocate Harbour
Where To Find Us
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park
1108 West Advocate Rd
Advocate Harbour, NS B0M 1A0
Areas Served Atlantic Canada
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Phone Cape Chignecto Provincial Park: 902-392-2085 (From mid-May to mid-October)  
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division: 902-662-3030 (mid-October to mid-May)  
Reservation Information Only: 1-888-544-3434
Description & Services
Information This challenging and visually rewarding 51 kilometre loop within Cape Chignecto Provincial Park offers views of Nova Scotia's significant geological features, valleys, old-growth forests and dramatic tide changes. Suggested time to complete the hike is 3-4 days in order to take advantage of the scenery, and to explore the beaches along the way. In order to complete this hike, a back-country travel plan must be left with park staff upon entering the park. Park or camping permits are required, and visitors must check in and out with park staff. 
A brochure of Cape Chignecto Provincial Park can be found here. (Link opens in new tab.)
Hours The park season is from the May long weekend to the Thanksgiving weekend in October.
Dates Open from May to October
Categories - General Hiking Trails ; Kayaking ; Maps ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Recreational Oceanfronts
Special Information
Tags Beaches ; Campground ; Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Sea Kayaking ; Tourism ; Trails