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Polly's Cove Hiking Trail

Prospect Road, West Dover, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Great hike / walk with fantastic views

Really nice walk / hike. We had a bit of trouble finding it. Trail begins at 7216 Prospect road... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
murphy8812
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Old Bridge, New Jersey
Good shoes required

Thankfully I was wearing a pair of sneakers to get through the slippery forest. Such a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Urbanfarmgrl
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Adjacent to Peggy's Cove (Nova Scotia's most iconic tourist attraction). Polly's cove offers similar views as Peggy's Cove, without the crowds. Full of expansive coastal views, including Peggy's Cove in the distance.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Prospect Road, West Dover, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice walk / hike. We had a bit of trouble finding it. Trail begins at 7216 Prospect road between Peggy's Cove and West Dover. Park off the road at the pull out. As you proceed out the the point(s) there are many sub- trails....More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Thankfully I was wearing a pair of sneakers to get through the slippery forest. Such a beautiful walk. As log or short as you’d like.

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A hidden gem, really. very close to the "world famous" Peggy's cove.We stumbled upon it on our way to Peggy's. only about 3-4 kms from there. It has a very small unfinished parking spot - may park 4-5 cars. We parked on road side. The...More

Thank VKP1973
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is by far the most breathtakingly beautiful trail along the coast that I have experienced. I could sit and listen to the surf for hours. I have gone quite a few times and hardly anyone else has ever been in the area.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

If you hike, this is a wonderful trip that can be longer or short. It is rugged in places but never fails to please, in any season. In October, the low scrubby bushes are a beautiful red and other vegetation is also in fall mode....More

Thank Nancy2005
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

A wonderful hiking area that we have been going to for many years. Another area along the 333 that offers breathtaking views and amazing for photos of nature, the ocean and its rugged coastline. The many different footpaths off the main trail offer various views...More

Thank AngelaMcC1234
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We felt we were the only hikers on this trail and there were many different ways to hie. After the main trail, there are little foot paths through brush and rocks and you can make your way over to many rock faces and view Peggy's...More

1  Thank Mayan50
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Well known location for Peggy's Cove Lighthouse and the rugged coastline. Beautiful palace for a hike.

1  Thank John W
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

You stop at a relatively unmarked pull off (we just stopped where we saw other cars parked), and after a short walk reach an area where you get a great view up and down the coast. You can continue if you want.

Thank dev45
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

My goal this summer and fall is to discover or re-visit all those hidden gems in NS. Although the official trails websites make this trail sound very easy and short - there is the option to branch off on a number of little trails and...More

1  Thank BeachLover154974
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