Hiking The McNabs Island

The MOST popular hiking trail in Nova Scotia.

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Located at the mouth of Halifax Harbor, this wilderness island has over 12km of old wagon roads worth hiking. Regular ferry service is available (902) 465-4563.

Overall, McNabs Island is the 1st most popular hiking trail of all 13 hikes in Nova Scotia.


Local Contact(s):  Nova Scotia Tourism (800) 565-2627; Adventure Quest Touring, Elmsdale.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Trails Of Nova Scotia" from Michael Haynes

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here http://www.mcnabsisland.ca/

GPS:  44.5924, -63.54

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/30/2016

ID:  12606


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