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Five Island Lighthouse Trail, Five Islands

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Bay of Fundy Region

Walk along cliff tops overlooking the highest tides in the world and see some of the most amazing views. At low tide take a walk on the ocean floor where only hours before there may have been up to 15 meters of water.

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wheelchair 1 km Five Islands Lighthouse Trail
easy 2.6 km Estuary Trail
easy-moderate 5.3 km Amherst Bird Sanctuary

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Cape Breto Island Region

The Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island is a hiker's paridise with dramatic mountainous coastal views, canyons and waterfalls.

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Eastern Shore Region

Hike along the coast and maybe see someone surfing in the big waves. Explore the trails at Taylor Head Provincial Park. The Park is on peninsula of land that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean and explores several different habitats.

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Halifax Metro Region

Explore the trails and parks in and around the City of Halifax. Get a boat to McNab's Island in Halifax Harbour where you can hike along trails and beaches, and explore a historic fort.

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Northumberland Shore Region

Take a walk along beaches with some of the warmest waters Nova Scotia has to offer.

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South Shore Region

Explore the woods and waters of Kejimkujik National Park through their extensive hiking trail network or explore coastal views at the Kejimkujik Seaside. Take a walk on the trails around the historic towns of Shelburne and Lunenburg.

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Yarmouth and Acadian Shore Region

Explore trails around the historic Cape forchu Lightstation. Take a guided walk along the shore and learn about the Acadian History of the area.

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