Balancing Rock - Member Hike

Hike Name: Balancing Rock
Country: Canada
Province: Nova Scotia
Nearby Town: Tiverton
Rating: 4 stars
Directions: Travel South from Digby on Hwy. 217 to Digby Neck. Take Ferry to Tiverton. Continue South on 217 to pakking lot on left of Highway. There is a Sign on the road.
Total Hike Distance: 2.50 kilometers
Hike Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: In and Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Highway parking lot
Trails Used: Balancing Rock Trail
Backcountry Campsites: No
Backcountry Water Sources: None
Management: None
Contact Information: Unknown
Best Season: Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: This trail exists for one reason to go straight to Balancing Rock. It is mostly a level trail. Boardwalks take you over the two main bogs. There are several other areas that can be soft footing depending on rainfall. Hardest part of trail are the steps from the ridge to the viewing platform. Besides the rock formations and several added inuksuk there is a great view of St Marys Bay

Hiker:

Jess F


2,600 points


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Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
Balancing Rock - August 7, 2013 August 7, 2013 4 stars 2 hours Jess F

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