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11 Incredible Waterfalls In Nova Scotia You Must Visit This Winter

There are some awesome trails near these falls!

There's nothing like hiking or through the snow covered landscapes of Nova Scotia during winter.  We put together a list of waterfalls for you to hit on your next outback exploration.  Take in the beautiful pictures below, or snow shoe out to some of these incredible spots yourself!  A few of these falls are super close to Halifax, while some are a road trip away.  Regardless they're all worth seeing in a unique, icy state this time of year!

Note: Please be extremely careful, follow trail safety, and check weather conditions before heading out. Stay on the marked trails and/or designated viewing areas.


1. Phantom Falls // Musqodoboit River

Distance from Halifax: 1 hour


2. Pockwock River Falls // Pockwock

Distance from Halifax: 45 minutes


3. Ettinger Falls // Three Mile Plains

Distance from Halifax: 50 minutes


4. North River Falls // Baddeck

Distance from Halifax: 3 hours 45 minutes


5. Uisge Ban Falls // Uisge Ban Falls Provincial Park

Distance from Halifax: 4 hours


6. Wentworth Falls // Wentworth Valley

Distance from Halifax: 1 hour 30 minutes


7. Black Brook Falls // New Glasgow

Distance from Halifax: 2 hours


8. Mary Ann Falls // Ingonish

Distance from Halifax: 5 hours

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9. Fales River Falls // Kingston

Distance from Halifax: 1 hour 45 minutes


10. Baxters Harbour Falls // Kentville

Distance from Halifax: 1 hour 30 minutes


11. Egypt Falls // Scotsville

Distance from Halifax: 3 hours 3o minutes

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