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Off-The-Grid Eastern Shore Getaway

Eastern Shore
6 hours
Free
Summer

About This Experience

Take a break from the day-to-day routine and unplug with an off-the-grid afternoon on Halifax’s untouched Eastern Shore.

 

The Plan:

  • Pick up your picnic in Musquodoboit Harbour
  • Hike Taylor Head Provincial Park
  • Relax and picnic on the beach
  • Stop for a post-hike beer before heading home

 

 

 


Pick up your picnic

As you drive along the Eastern Shore, stop in at Uprooted Market & Cafe in Musquodoboit Harbour to pick up some freshly made sandwiches and snacks to enjoy on your hike.

 

Hike Taylor Head Provincial Park

Covering 16 km of stunning coastline, Taylor Head Provincial Park offers a system of interconnected trails and scenic look-offs with spectacular coastal views.

Take the Bob Bluff Trail for jaw-dropping views of Mushaboom Harbour and its many islands along the way. 

distance: 3 km
difficulty: moderate
time: 1 hour

 

Picnic on the Beach

Stop and relax on one of the sandy beaches of the Pyche Cove beach system.

Hali-Fact: The beach and sand dunes at Psyche Cove were formed by sand deposits from the erosion of glacial till and bedrock.

 

BONUS: Enjoy a post-hike pint on the Eastern Shore

Stop for a post-hike pint at Sober Island Brewing Co. in Sheet Harbour, before starting your scenic drive back along the Eastern Shore.

In a hurry to get home? Pick up a growler to go!

 


PACK & PREP

What to bring and things to do before you go.

  • Picnic blanket
  • Swim gear

 

Things you should know

Daily Availability:Sunday - Saturday
Free
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