Best Backpacking in Nova Scotia

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Nova Scotia. Use this list to plan your next Nova Scotia backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

    2 Reviews

    Advocate Harbour, NS

    Cape Chignecto Provincial Park is a 4200 ha (10,378 acres) natural environment park located on a dramatic coastal peninsula next to the Bay of Fundy. The park offers wilderness camping in secluded ...
    •  3 days
    •  32.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Cape Chignecto Provincial Park is a 4200 ha (10,378 acres) natural environment park located on a dramatic coastal peninsula ...

  • #2 Mabou to Inverness

    1 Reviews

    Mabou, NS

    This is one of the most attractive inland sections of abandoned rail line in Nova Scotia. The view of the Mabou Highlands from the Mabou River is stunning, and the stretch alongside the river ...
    •  2 days
    •  33 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the most attractive inland sections of abandoned rail line in Nova Scotia. The view of the Mabou Highlands ...

  • #3 Liberty Lake Loop

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    Maitland Bridge, NS

    If you wish to go for a overnight backpacking experience in Nova Scotia, you will almost certainly find yourself on this trail. The Kejimkujik backcountry is filled with lakes, interesting v ...
    •  3 days
    •  37.5 miles
    •  Guide

    If you wish to go for a overnight backpacking experience in Nova Scotia, you will almost certainly find yourself on this ...

  • #4 Mason’s Cabin

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    Maitland Bridge, NS

    There is only one cabin campsite available in Kejimkujik National Park: campsite #37, known as Mason’s Cabin. This is situated in the southwest corner of the park, at the narrowest point on the ...
    •  2 days
    •  23.1 miles
    •  Guide

    There is only one cabin campsite available in Kejimkujik National Park: campsite #37, known as Mason’s Cabin. This is situated ...

  • #5 Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

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    Diligent River, NS

    Cape Chignecto Provincial Park is a 4,200 ha (1,374 ac) natural environment park on a dramatic coastal peninsula jutting into the Bay of Fundy. The park offers wilderness camping in secluded ...
    •  3 days
    •  31.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Cape Chignecto Provincial Park is a 4,200 ha (1,374 ac) natural environment park on a dramatic coastal peninsula jutting ...

  • #6 Liberty Lake

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    Maitland Bridge, NS

    There are few official overnight backpacking experiences available in Nova Scotia; the Liberty Lake Loop is the longest wilderness footpath system so far developed. The Kejimkujik backcountry ...
    •  3 days
    •  38.1 miles
    •  Guide

    There are few official overnight backpacking experiences available in Nova Scotia; the Liberty Lake Loop is the longest wilderness ...