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Duncans Cove Nature Reserve

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Ketch Harbour Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Sea and Feel the Beauty

There are just so many beautiful sites and wonders of Nova Scotia, while in the Halifax area this... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
NSGALBUTTEMT
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BUTTE MT
Conflicts arising over access

Due to recent uptick in volume locals are re-accessing and de-asserting the popularity of this... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Kenneth H
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Halifax, Canada
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“fun hike” (2 reviews)
“light house” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ketch Harbour Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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"views are amazing"
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"nova scotia"
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"sunny day"
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"fauna"
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

There are just so many beautiful sites and wonders of Nova Scotia, while in the Halifax area this is a close one to take in, close to the city and great trails to truly experience some of the wonders of the rugged coastline and fauna.

2  Thank NSGALBUTTEMT
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Due to recent uptick in volume locals are re-accessing and de-asserting the popularity of this hike. This is a small community of 13 homes that are all are effected by the volume of traffic in the area. Some of it positive in that there is...More

4  Thank Kenneth H
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We found this place via TA, rented a car, and went here during a quick day trip while on a cruise. The scenery was amazing as was the weather. Highly recommend enjoying the day here with any crowd you travel with. Trail can be difficult...More

Thank Sean C
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

I am staying at an apartment through Airbnb, and I have gone several times to the Reserve. It is so beautiful, with any weather--foggy, sunny, windy, drizzling. The view from the rocks and from the trails into the ocean are breathtaking. I saw seals, and...More

Thank LatteMiele1
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Best thing we did in the Halifax area! I highly recommend it for its stunning views. The exposed rocks, crashing waves, and old bunkers were all highlights.

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Loved this out and back hike along the ocean. The views are spectacular - bring binoculars if you can (there's a seal colony, a light house, and plenty of coastal birds you might be interested in having a closer look at). The total length of...More

1  Thank asbr1
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

This place is a hidden gem. You will love the view! Highly recommend if you are into hiking. Not an easy walk, be sure to take along weather appropriate clothes as it clouded over, rained and got sunny and hot all within an hour. Be...More

1  Thank Tricia W
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We were not expecting the big rocks along the coast. Great climb & hike!! Stunning views of the ocean 🙂 Stay on the trail as the bushes have thorns. Learned the hard way lol

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We had a great time hiking from the parking area on Ketch Harbor Road out to the Military bunkers at the end of the trail and back. It was a beautiful day, warm but breezy, and the four of us took our time and enjoyed...More

1  Thank Traveler14641
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

ok this is a bit of a challange if you have trouble walking long distance and up hil. but it is beautiful even with many stops.the entire area has many things to see and do in the sambro loop

2  Thank starlady30
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July 3, 2017|
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yes always be cautious tuck your pants into your socks and wear sneakers
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