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Balancing Rock Trail

Highway 217, Tiverton, Nova Scotia, Canada
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A beautiful sight over the ocean!! However, be prepared for an arduous journey to see it....it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
perry, ga
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Definitely worth the drive

My friend and I did this trail as a day trip. The trail itself is more of a stroll and quite well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barb R
Windsor, Canada
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Highway 217, Tiverton, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful sight over the ocean!! However, be prepared for an arduous journey to see it....it was much further than expected and advertised over a slippery rocky trail with protruding roots...up and down and just when you think you are almost there...250 steps down and...More

Thank dixieland8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I did this trail as a day trip. The trail itself is more of a stroll and quite well marked with points of interest along the way with good information about the local flora. Then come the stairs! Well made and with...More

Thank Barb R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk out to the rock. I enjoyed the information signs along the way, they had interesting facts and gave you a sense of where you were on the trail. I'd definitely walk it again.

Thank LucyDagger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a board walk through the woods to access the site, which is clinging to the cliffs. The walk is about a mile and there are signs with information about the flora and fauna to be found. BUT there are around 300 steps down...More

Thank myramay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trail is well groomed and clear to the stairs. There are plenty of signs along the trail to describe the local flora that makes this forest home. The walk is not overly strenuous but will definitely give you a workout. Then when you get...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Its a fun road just getting there. The trail itself is lovely with several signboards telling about the interesting flora along the trail. It is the first time I've ever seen a sundew plant in person - the photos always make them seem so large...More

1  Thank Irishlazz
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Stopped here while whale watching nearby. Its a long walk and lots of steps to get down to the rock. It was cool to see if you're in the area but i wouldn't make a special trip to see it. If your winded easy or...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did this hike with my parents who are between 70-78 years old. I was so proud of them for doing this! But, my dad will walk anywhere for a picture! Just remember to bring BUG SPRAY! And be prepared for a...More

Thank imtkldpnk
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice and easy walking trail. The stairs are a little challenge. But the view at the end is incredible! Can't wait to go back!!!!

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Not sure if it's a 1000 steps but it sure feels like it. Great stops along the way. Interesting rock formation. Be prepared to go down steep stairs and back up.

Thank orode
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Sandi R
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Response from orode | Reviewed this property |
birds, squirrel s, chipmunks. ..no bears.