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Joggins to Cape Chignecto

Route - Joggins Fossil Cliffs, along Hwy #209 to Apple River Rd and

Eatonville Day Use Area, Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

2c rock cliffs at Anderson's CoveAfter spending the day at Joggins Fossil Cliffs, an amazing day learning about the UNESCO World Heritage Site, we continued along Hwy #209 south toward Cape Chignecto Provincial Park.  A wildness park along the coastline of the Bay of Fundy with towering cliffs and forests. You can camp here, expect a walk-in site or spend the day as we did. 

1t cliff formationsBut before we got there, Hwy #209 turns into Shulie Rd., dirt backroad which took us along some beautiful coastal views and places to stop. Turn onto Apple River Rd., for our first stopping point; Apple River Bay.  You will find it just after the bridge and just before the sign that advertises kayaking. The tide was out so we had the chance to walk along the beach observing the cliffs and the view of the lighthouse on Cape Capstan, the point of land across the bay.

We caught up to the kayaks at Spicers Cove, also a pleasant place to stop and observe the higher cliffs.

FissureContinuing in, you come to another dirt road, still passable which takes you to Eatonville Day Use Park, in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Drive to the parking lot where you learn there are 2 hiking trails. We followed Trail Loop 1 – 4, a fairly easy 2.6 km trail with 4 look-off points. There is a second trail showing more look off points which is well marked and both trails could be done in the day for 5.5 kms or 2-3 hrs hiking time.

The 1-4 loop was long enough for us and Chessey & Sadie, our canine girls. They were happy enough with that loop too. The look-offs are worth the walk with each look-off well marked with information. I’ll leave you to find out for yourself, but I did include some pictures to feed your curiosity and explore for yourself. 


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Joggins to Cape Chignecto

  • Eatonville Harbour
    Eatonville Harbour

    As seen from Cape Chignecto

  • The Cliffs
    The Cliffs

    Cliffs along the shores we visited

  • Lighthouse in Fog
    Lighthouse in Fog

    Lighthouse at Cape Capstan

  • Apple River Bay
    Apple River Bay

    The bay at low tide with a view of the lighthouse in the distance

  • Three Sisters Cove
    Three Sisters Cove

    Well worth the trip.

  • Cliffs of Anderson Cove
    Cliffs of Anderson Cove

    Rugged terrain but Beautiful

  • The Fissure
    The Fissure

    Nice view looking down at the fissure

  • Cliffs of Spicers Cove
    Cliffs of Spicers Cove

    One heck of a drop from the top

  • Sea Stack
    Sea Stack

    Erosion does amazing things. Forever changing the landscape

  • Three Sisters
    Three Sisters

    A close up of the Three Sisters

  • Kayaks on the Beach
    Kayaks on the Beach

    Spicers Cove a great place to Kayak