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The Ovens Natural Park

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326 Ovens Road, Riverport, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-766-4621
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Overrated - Overpriced

We should have read the reviews. Someone recommended to go see this place. We did not know it would... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
British Columbia, Canada
Wast time, Closed end of September

Why closed in colourful October? We follow the maple colour to here. The most beautiful time of... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
david yang x
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  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“sea caves” (27 reviews)
“petting zoo” (10 reviews)
“gold mining” (4 reviews)
326 Ovens Road, Riverport, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-766-4621
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We should have read the reviews. Someone recommended to go see this place. We did not know it would cost $ 10 pp to walk a short 400m path to some rather unimpressive shore indentations visible from a few poorly maintained concrete stairs. It is...More

1  Thank Caneuropeanada
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Why closed in colourful October? We follow the maple colour to here. The most beautiful time of year. They notice us totally closed even can't drive through. It's private area. How can the park privately?

1  Thank david yang x
Reviewed 22 September 2017

$10/each to walk a trail along the coast and see one cave? Dumb and dumber for not checking reviews. Stay away so they go out of business. The views are good, not great. Peggy's Cove is WAY better. Avoid.

3  Thank Gailyn63
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We took the very moderate loop walk at the ovens. Really interesting history of the gold rush and great views and scenery. Have traveled extensively and have never seen anything like the ovens. The pictures don't do it justice but gives a sense of the...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

First time visiting the Ovens. Hike was not too long, well worth stopping to experience what Mother Nature has created. Did not stay the night or go to the café. Staff friendly, washrooms were clean and well maintained. Would definitely return.

Thank Colleen518
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights in Cabin 1. This was perfect because we were able to have easy access to explore Lunenburg as well as feeling far enough away to enjoy the beauty of the Nova Scotia seacoast. Cabin was clean and well maintained....More

Thank elizabethmargaret101
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This campground covers quite a bit of ground so you get a mix everything from excellent to disappointing. The tent sites on the ocean side of road are the best. We stayed at an RV site and it was in a field behind the main...More

2  Thank Darksider82
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Would be better if this wasn't a privately owned place, $10 for a day pass is steep as once you have seen the rocks etc nothing else to do. The trail is a little up n down with steps, not good for disabled people unfortunately,...More

Thank EnglishDave99
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I drove 5 hours and paid $23.00 to experience the Ovens. It turned out to be a short walk along the coast where you got to look over the edge of the bank at the water eroded rocks. A couple of places...More

1  Thank Duane S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband and I paid $10 each to walk the trail to see and experience the ovens earlier this week. What a disappointment to see the deteriorating condition of the trails and look-offs. The owners need to put some money into the maintenance, not to...More

2  Thank Kiddyhawk1
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