Best trails in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia

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Explore the most popular trails near Herring Cove with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia
Top trails (3)
#1 - Herring Cove Bluffs
Herring Cove Provincial Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Herring Cove Bluffs is a coastal trail located in Herring Cove, near Halifax, Nova Scotia. The trail is located within the Herring Cove Provincial Park nature reserve, beginning at the parking lot off of Purcell's Cove Road, and ending with the end of the coastal pathway. The end of the trail can be followed down the rocks, as well as through the wooded pathway. However, please note the wooded pathway does venture into private property near its end. The trail is located within a nature reserve, and therefore any footpaths off the main trail should be followed with caution and care. Parking Information: Parking is available at the main lot off of Purcell's Cove Road. Show more
#2 - Macintosh Run Trail
Purcell's Cove Backlands
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
The short lakeside trail is one of a number of trails located within the land known as the Purcell's Cove Backlands. McIntosh Run trail stretches along rivers, ponds, and marshland connecting a number of surrounding subdivisions. The trail offers opportunities to bike, walk, and run, as well as snowshoe and cross country ski in the summer. Part of the trail remains undeveloped, where the pathway morphs from smooth gravel to rocky woodland pathway, heading towards Roach's Pond.Show more
#3 - Jimmy's Pond Loop
Herring Cove, Nova Scotia
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m