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Longer than 1/4 mile!

Not sure the sign was accurate with the distance to get to the balancing rocks. Worth seeing. Be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Balancing Rock Trail

What a wonderful trail. It is easy most of the way and then you descend down 400+ stair and then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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“nice walk”(8 reviews)
“short hike”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Highway 217, Tiverton, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not sure the sign was accurate with the distance to get to the balancing rocks. Worth seeing. Be prepared to walk up a lot of stairs on the way back.

Thank Resser06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike in was nice. Lots of stairs. Nice view of the ocean. I had thought it was bigger. It was nice to see.

Thank justmy0pinion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful trail. It is easy most of the way and then you descend down 400+ stair and then the Bay opens up in front of you. It is beautiful. But the reason for the climb down is Balancing Rock. We love finding these...More

Thank katbob101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family went on a super hot day to the Balancing Rock. We were excited to see it based on the pictures we had seen. The walk was nice however hot (but then we got to the stairs). For those who are sensitive to heat...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the drive out Digby neck and the 3 minute ferry to get to the balancing rock attraction. It really didn't feel like a 1.7km walk to me and although the stairs and handrail were a little slippery they weren't bad either. The...More

Thank Wanda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While exploring the Digby Neck area we decided to take this walk out to Balancing Rock. Nice walk with a bunch of stairs at the end. The Balancing Rock was very interesting / unique. The views out to the Bay of Fundy were also nice....More

Thank murphy8812
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well laid out trail for the young and old. But keep in mind 235 steps down but well worth it, when you see the view and the balancing rock. Take water with you and a snack for when you get there. There...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to see this a couple years ago on a visit to Nova Scotia but didn't get the chance... so made sure to go this time. It is a nice easy walk to the stairs... going down was no problem, going up seemed to...More

1  Thank 590marlat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been to this site many years ago and a few days ago we decided to take our kids. This is worth the trip to see this unique site. Nice area to park with two pit toilets for convenience which were clean. The walk...More

2  Thank Blair M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked the short trail to the stairs and there are almost 300 steps that you must navigate in order to get down to view the rock and the water. There is fencing up so that a small child cannot fall but ascending the stairs...More

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birds, squirrel s, chipmunks. ..no bears.