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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park Trails: Fundy Ridge Trail

Location
Located Within Advocate Harbour
Where To Find Us
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park
1108 West Advocate Rd
Advocate Harbour, NS B0M 1A0
Areas Served Atlantic Canada
Contact
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Website parks.novascotia.ca/content/cape-chignecto
E-Mail parkinfo@novascotia.ca
Phone Cape Chignecto Provincial Park: 902-392-2085 (From mid-May to mid-October)  
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division: 902-662-3030 (mid-October to mid-May)  
Reservation Information Only: 1-888-544-3434
Description & Services
Information Cape Chignecto Provincial Park offers a spectacular experience of Nova Scotia's coastline and wilderness. There are multiple hiking options with a range in difficulty rating. Fundy Ridge Trail is a five kilometre hike, and can be completed in approximately three to four hours. Hikers will travel through an old-growth forest ecosystem and experience breathtaking views of Advocate Bay. The trail descends at McGahey Brook with steps to the beach. It is about a one kilometre hike back along the shore (take note that a high tide may delay the return trip). Group campsites (hike-in) and hike-in/walk-in sites are available near this trail.  
 
There are several camping options at Cape Chignecto; 28 walk-in sites, 41 back-country sites, sea kayaking accessible sites and wilderness cabins and bunkhouses are available. Reservations can be arranged online, or by calling 1-888-544-3434 from within North America, or 519-826-5301 from outside of North America. There are no drive up sites available at this park. 
 
There are three campgrounds nearby with drive-up sites available: ADDA Fundy Tides Campground (five kilometres from Cape Chignecto), Old Shipyard Beach Campground (eleven kilometres from Cape Chignecto), Glooscap Park and Campground (fifty kilometres from Cape Chignecto).  
 
A brochure of Cape Chignecto Provincial Park can be found here. (Link opens in new tab.)
Dates Open from May to October
Special Information
Tags Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Tourism ; Trails
Categories Hiking ; Hiking Trails ; Maps ; Provincial/Territorial Parks