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Kejimkujik Seaside

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Address: St. Catherines River Road, Port Joli, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Beautiful hike

Nice and fairly easy hike - we didn't do the longest hike, which is supposedly more uneven; we did the 5k which was relatively flat. Pretty views of the seaside. Saw birds but no... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
DoctorKnow85
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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and fairly easy hike - we didn't do the longest hike, which is supposedly more uneven; we did the 5k which was relatively flat. Pretty views of the seaside. Saw birds but no seals on our day there. It was very quiet with few other people around. The road to the seaside was a bit rough, so make sure... More 

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Kingston, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We hiked the Port Joli Head Trail, 8.7 km RT (5.4 miles) from the parking lot. We started at 9:30 a.m. and finished at 12:15 (spent time watching the seals). After hiking in on the Harbour Rocks Trail, we branched off to the right to make the loop hike going to Boyd's Cove, then to Port Joli Head, Harbour Rocks,... More 

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Ithaca, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Gorgeous beach! The walk overall wasn't terribly taxing (we took the 5k plus a bit), but to get to the center section of beach, we had to walk over uneven rocks so be prepared with good footwear. The suspension on your car should also be pretty sturdy, since a portion of the road is washboardy. (That said, a road crew... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

You can do a 2k, 5k, 10k or a full 15k hike. the longest route is a good trail but quite uneven in places (cobble stone beach). For an active/fit 50yr old couple we did the 15k in just under 3 hours. The Ocean scenery is quite nice, and includes seals & piping plovers.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We had a few hours to spare and were able hike the Harbour Rock trail. Absolutely gorgeous! The trail was fairly easy. Wish we had more time to spend there.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

After 30 years, the beach still remains a paradise,, a sort 20 min hike in gives you a 1-2km white sand beach that reminds you what Robinson Crusoe felt like. Water is tourqoiuse and cold!! Also a nice little 5km hike off main trail that still takes you to the beach. Shows some nice Nova Scotia coastline.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

the signs said seaside so were were expecting a beach. We drove down a dirt/gravel road to arrive in a parking lot. We saw people in long sleeves and long pants, wearing backpacks applying insect repellent. Hmmm, beach? We walk up to the entrance and see a Bear warning. Hmmm? Beach?? Up the trail a bit there is a sign... More 

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Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We hiked the loop in the fog but it was still beautiful. Saw three deer along the route. Highly recommend if you enjoy hiking.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is the protected seashore area of this wonderful national park. This place is worth the drive. And there are short easy hiking trails to the beach where we easily view and hear (loud moaning and grunting sounds, that's not the wind!) about 50 seals (harbour and grey) roosting on rocks not too far from the shore. Bring your binoculars... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A short, easy hike to a spectacular unspoiled beach on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. This was a great stop on our drive between Halifax and Yarmouth and was a nice break from some of the more touristy spots in the region. Highly recommended!

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