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A gorgeous place to visit

We came to Peggy’s Cove in the morning when it was misty and overcast. The ocean waves were high... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan D
Powell, Ohio
Off to Peggys Cove....but not to the Lighthouse.

If you want to get out for a drive & some fresh air, but have done the lighthouse enough times…this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Halifax, Canada
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“easy hike”(2 reviews)
“on the rocks”(2 reviews)
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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Prospect Road, West Dover, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Peggy’s Cove in the morning when it was misty and overcast. The ocean waves were high and the mist added a unique ambiance. Then after lunch the sun came out and we went on a nature hike with two very informative naturalists....More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to get out for a drive & some fresh air, but have done the lighthouse enough times…this is a great 2nd option. I’ve read other say it’s an easy hike, but it can be as easy or hard as you make it....More

Thank Dave154976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice easy hike 1 mile before Peggy's Cove. View nature without the crowd of people at Peggy's. Limited parking.

Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on our way to Peggy's Cove...nice easy hike from the small parking area, although you do go over some rocks. The main viewing point offers sweeping views of the water, and you have the option of meandering down several other trails, however we...More

Thank Y4269LF
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We've done a lot of hiking around Canada and this hike was definitely unique. The hiking was quite easy - alternating between walking on rocks and small vegetation. Although you'll want to wear good shoes. The views are spectacular. Its wide open with lots of...More

Thank rdclarke
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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

2  Thank murphy8812
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.

1  Thank Urbanfarmgrl
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

2  Thank VKP1973
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.

1  Thank C4743AVtinak
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

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