10 Secret Places In Nova Scotia You Won't Believe Really Exist

Don’t let the winter weather stop you from exploring Nova Scotia!  Although many of the pictures on here will make you very nostalgic for summer, these hidden gems located all throughout Nova Scotia are beautiful all year long – you have to check them out!

There’s nothing like the feeling of stumbling upon a hidden beach or secret waterfall that no one else has seen before.  Many of the places listed on here have unmarked trails and no lifeguard supervision, so make sure to be extra careful when hiking or exploring these sites. Some you may have heard of, while others will be completely new, but all eleven are gorgeous isolated landscapes that you must visit.


100 Wild Islands


Sable Island


Joggins Fossil Cliffs

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Dover Island

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North River Falls

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Secret Beach, Gaff Point Trail

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Chedabucto Bay

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Black Brook Falls

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Port Hood Island

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Kingsport Beach

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