Pennant Point Trail

MODERATE 13 reviews

Pennant Point Trail is a 10.5 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near East Pennant, Nova Scotia, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
10.5 km
ELEVATION GAIN
187 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

muddy

over grown

rocky

scramble

Pennant Point Trail is a seaside trail in Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park, near Halifax, Nova Scotia. The trail begins at the beach parking lot, continues down past the beach and in through the woods. It then winds along the coast to the point, and loops back to the parking lot along the coast and through the woods. The trail is prone to sogginess and flooding in certain areas, and visitors are advised to wear waterproof boots and bring a towel. Certain areas of the train can be difficult to navigate, with little marking and some overgrown pathways. Parking Information: Parking is available at the Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park parking lot.

hiking
7 days ago

Took about 4 hours to complete 10km hike. My favorite trial☺️

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7 days ago

hiking
29 days ago

Nice trail along a spectacular seashore. Soggy at times but nothing one cannot navigate around. The part that overlaps with the Crystal Crescent beach trail is easier to follow and equally beautiful. To avoid overgrowth and sogginess go to the tip of the peninsula and back. Amazing views ...highly recommended.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

I think It's hard for many people. And if going west side of the trail, don't wear shorts. Roads are full with brushes and some part doesn't even have clear path.

1 month ago

Very nice hike though easy to get turned around the trail is not marked in a lot of places.

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4 months ago

Wish I had read the other reviewers comments prior to leaving on this trip as I struggled to find a route at the tip.

This trail would be much easier to travel in a counter clockwise direction... the trail markers are sporadic blue dots painted on rocks, but are very difficult to spot travelling clockwise.

All in all was a lovely hike, despite the bog being incredibly wet from the rain. I will be trying this one again in the future!

hiking
10 months ago

Great loop trail with fantastic atlantic coastal scenery. Trail can become a bit absent in a couple parts, one notably by the large salt water pond near the tip, in which you'll pick up the trail again on the other side by either traversing the rocks on the ocean side or thru the tall grass on the other side of the pond, which could be a bit wet depending on the season. Also if you're doing the trail CCW, the trailhead is not marked with anything but a couple rocks just before it so this is where a previous gps track might help.