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Nova Scotia #6 Highway Guide

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Junction of highway #104 The Trans Canada Highway
NOTE: For highway travel via Nova Scotia, Highway #6 - See Milebymile Road Map Highway Travel Guide The Sunrise Trail Scenic Route Amherst, NS to Pictou, NS for driving directions

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Junction of highway #104 The Trans Canada Highway
Town of Amherst, NS; population 10,000, all services. West to Nova Scotia / New Brunswick border. East to town of Pictou, NS. - Amherst was first settled in 1764 by immigrants from Yorkshire following the expulsion of the Acadians. These settlers were joined by United Empire Loyalists, Loyalists who fled the American colonies during the American Revolution. Attractions in and around Amherst, NS: Town Murals - Amherst's Beaches: Amherst has many beaches in its area, where the water is the warmest north of the Carolinas. - Cumberland County Museum - Tantramar Theatre - Amherst's Downtown Farmers Market and Flea Market - Amherst's Walking Tour.
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Junction of Highway #366
North to community of Tidnish Crossroads, Trans Canada Highway #16 & Prince Edward Island
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4.6
Community of Gosling Glen, NS
South side of highway
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Community of Truemanville, NS
Access from highway
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15.6
Community of Amherst Head, NS
Access from highway
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Community of Shinimicas Bridge, NS
Access from highway
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27.3
Access to Amherst Shore Provincial Park
North to Amherst Shore Provincial Park. On the shore of the Northumberland Strait, Amherst Shore Provincial Park offers an attractive setting for camping, walking, and swimming. This park, like others along this coast, offers some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas. The park is open from mid-June until mid-October and offers a 45-site woodland campground, picnic areas, showers/comfort station, and a walking trail leading to the unsupervised beach area.
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Community of Upper Linden, NS
Access from highway
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Community of Oxford, NS - 'The Blueberry Capital of Canada'
South of highway. The Town of Oxford is well know for it's connection to the blueberry industry. Attractions in and around Oxford, NS: Wild Blueberry & Maple Centre, has a self-guided interpretative centre & visitor information. The center shows both wild blueberry and maple industry tools and implements. - The Cumberland County Exhibition, in operation since 1918. Exhibition has various activities including a queens pageant, talent show, various farm animals, different displays and vendors. - The Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival: The Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival runs the last 2 weeks in August. - Lions Parkland; Enjoy a swim in their natural salt water lake or spend time picnicking. Oxford has three rivers that converge into Oxford the Black River, Little River and River Phillip.
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Tignish Linden Road
North to Heather Beach Provincial Park, NS. Heather Beach (Pugwash) 8 km (5 mi) east of East Linden. An excellent supervised beach, crowded on weekends during good weather. Small parking lot.
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Junction of Highway #366
Community of Port Howe, NS. North to Heather Beach, NS, Cameron Beach, NS. North Port Beach Provincial Park. Open fields abutting on a red sandy beach accessible by stairs. At low tide, sandbars trap pools of warm water for wading, offering lots of opportunity for beachcombing. Change houses, vault toilets, picnic area and water outlets available.
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Junction of Highway #301
South to community of Oxford, NS.
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Junction of Highway #321
Community of Port Phillip, NS. South to community of Springhill, NS, Oxford, NS
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Community of West Pugwash, NS
Access from highway
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Access to Communities of Pugwash Junction, NS, Conns Mills, NS
South of highway. North of highway community of North Shore, NS. Gulf Shore Provincial Park. Just outside the town of Pugwash, Gulf Shore Beach offers a sandy beach with warm water. A beautiful picnic park on a hilltop overlooking Northumberland Strait with picnic tables, some sheltered, in an open field. Change houses, vault toilets, picnic area and water outlets available. Pugwash Junction, NS; was established in 1887.
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Village of Pugwash, NS
Tourist Information & Interpretive centre Canadian Salt Display, see how salt is mined Seagull Pewter, see pewter products & how they are made public restroom. Attractions in Pugwash, NS: Seagull Pewter, See pewter products & how they are made - Pugwash Canadian Salt Mine Wharf - Pugwash Yacht Club - Fisherman's Wharf - The Jean Wallace Gallery and Horton House Gallery.
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Photo
View from highway
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Photo
View from highway
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Community of Irish Town, NS
North of highway
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Crowley Road
Access to community of Pugwash Junction, NS
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Sea Gull Pewter, NS
North side of highway. 9926 Durham St. Pugwash
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Community of Wallace Bay, NS, Access to Fox Harbour, NS
North of highway. Fox Harbour Beach Provincial Park. Fox Harbour Beach - Red sand shoreline beach offers ample opportunity for swimming and walking, Small picnic area, Change houses, vault toilets.
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Junction of Highway #368
South to community of Wentworth Centre, NS, City of Turo, NS.
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Community of Wallace Bridge, NS
Access from highway
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West Road
South to community of Wallace River, NS
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Wallace River, NS
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Wallace Area Museum
South side of highway,. The museum has over six thousand artifacts catalogued also a large collection of Toys and antique engines.
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Community of Wallace, NS
South from highway. Wallace, NS is a picturesque seaside community; it has warm water beaches, nature trails, bird sanctuaries.
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Junction of Highway #307
South to community of Wentworth, NS, Folly Lake, NS
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Dobson River, NS
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Bay Head Radio Museum
South side of highway. The museum has about 450 radios on display.
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Junction of Highway #246 (Maple Street)
Community of Tatamagouche, NS. South to community of Oliver, NS, West Annan, NS. On the south west corner of this intersection is the Hollings House Bed and Breakfast, milebymile staff stayed here, nice people and a great B&B
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Tatamagouche Train Station B&B
North of highway. The century old Train Station in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia was restored in the 1980s with furnishings reflecting its railway past.
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Services at Highway
North side of highway
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Services at Highway
South side of highway
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Tatamagouche Park, NS.
Picnic grounds, south side of highway
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Community of Brule, NS
Access from highway. Brule, NS is famous for its fossil discoveries. An Interpretive Centre contains examples of the fossils.
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Campground
North side of highway
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Junction of Highway #326
North to community of Denmark, NS. South to community of North Earltown, NS, Earltown, NS, Turo, NS. Attractions in Denmark, NS: Sutherland Steam Mill Museum features machines once powered by steam in a 1894 saw mill.
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Community of Marshville, NS
South of highway
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Photo
View from highway
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Rushtons Beach (River John) Provincial Park
North of highway. Rushtons Beach (River John) No Campgrounds. Route 6, 4 km (2.5 mi) east of Brule. Sheltered picnic grounds. Broad sandbars at low tide and the salt marsh attract a great variety of birds; warmest salt water in Nova Scotia.
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Community of River John, NS.
South of highway. It is located near the mouth of the River John on the Northumberland Strait. River John was once home to a booming shipbuilding industry. Attractions in River John, NS: The River John Museum - The annual River John Festival Days -
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Photo a
View from highway
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Photo b
View from highway
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Photo c
View from highway
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River John Information Booth
North side of highway
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Community of Melville, NS
North of highway
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Community of Seafoam, NS
North of highway
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Community of Toney River, NS
Access from highway
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Community of Caribou River, NS
South of highway
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Waterside (Caribou River) Provincial Park
No camping facilities 3 km (2 mi) north of Route 6, east of Caribou River. Long sandy beach with very warm water, salt marsh and open farmland.
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Services at Highway
Fuel
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Town of Pictou, NS
All services. Access to visitor information. Pictou, NS is located on the north shore of Pictou Harbour, itwas once an active shipping port. Attractions in and around Pictou, NS - The historic Intercolonial Railway station on the waterfront - Pictou Fisheries Museum - The replica of the Tall Ship Hector, the ship is docked each summer at the Hector Heritage Quay - The Hector Festival - The Lobster Carnival.
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Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park, NS
North on highway #106, 11 kms. Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park is open from mid-June until mid-October offering a 92-site campground, picnic areas, and an unsupervised beach. There is a walking trail along the beach out to the Island
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Junction of Highways # 106, # 276, #376
East to downtown Pictou, NS. West to Town of Amherst, NS. North to community of Caribou, NS. South to Trans Canada highway #104 east to New Glasgow. Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide. -e