Cape Split Hiking Trail, Kentville

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#1 of 11 in Trails in Southwest Nova Scotia
Experienced and moderate walkers should tackle the challenge of Cape Split Hiking Trail, a heavily forested trek with sweeping mountain vistas. The trail takes about 2-2.5 hours each way, rewarding you with panoramic views of the Atlantic, verdant fields, and rocky jutting cliffs as you ascend. Only the most experienced walkers should attempt the side trails that lead toward the cliff, where continuous erosion may pose a safety hazard. To visit Cape Split Hiking Trail on your trip to Kentville, use our Kentville trip planner .
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  • Tried to see Cape Split without walking the 8 km trail from the parking lot to the end of the Cape but this was challenging. We tried side roads to see if we could get a view. In the end we took Baxte...  more »
  • Beautiful 12 km walk threw woods but the end after 6km is stunning worth a trip !! Should take lots of water and a lunch or snack after hike in to take in the spectacular view.When finished hike we we...  more »
  • Went out with a friend for the hike and a picnic. Compared to where I normally hike, the hike is quite dull and the view at the end is 'alright'. The cape looks far more dramatic in pictures taken by ...  more »
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  • Dress appropriately and take food and water for a 6 hour hike. It is absolutely beautiful. Don't leave the trails.
  • Lots of walking, but amazing!
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