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    Nova Scotia Highway Guide

    Miles Kms Item Summary
    0.0
    0.0
    Junction of Highway #103 & Highway #329 north
    Services at highway. Drive through towns like Liverpool, NS, with its privateer legends, or maybe the Bluenose is docked and Lunenburg, NS, where a working blacksmith still works his trade. Visit the beautifully preserved buildings of the old town district. There are over 20 lighthouses, including the famous lighthouse at Peggys Cove, NS.
    0.6
    1.0
    Community of Fox Point, NS
    South of highway
    1.9
    3.0
    View from highway
    Looking north
    3.0
    4.8
    Community of Mill Cove, NS
    South of highway
    4.8
    7.7
    Community of Birchy Head, NS
    Access from highway
    5.0
    8.1
    Just in Time Bed and Breakfast
    South side of highway
    8.0
    12.9
    Community of North West Cove, NS
    Access from highway. North West Cove, NS is a beautiful, horse-shoe shaped harbour, home to a busy fishing community. Looking south from harbour you can see across St. Margaret's Bay, NS to Peggy's Cove, NS.
    9.9
    16.0
    Community of Aspotogan, NS
    South of highway. Aspotogan, NS is a small fishing community with a safe, deep harbour. Aspotogan is very pretty, town with steep hills on both sides.
    11.7
    18.8
    Community of Bayswater, NS
    Access from highway. Bayswater is renowned for its beautiful, crescent-shaped beach.
    13.2
    21.2
    Roadside Highway Turnout
    South side of highway
    13.3
    21.4
    Nova Scotia Picnic Park ( Bayswater Provincial Beach Park )
    A picnic area with large sand beach and a view of the open ocean. Barbeque grills
    13.4
    21.6
    Swiss Air Flight Internment Site
    North side of highway. Swissair crash that killed all 229 passengers in the plane crash on Sep.1998.
    15.1
    24.3
    Community of Blandford, NS
    Blandfordn NS; Looking the across the harbour you can see the Tancook Islands, NS. The islands can be reached by ferry from Chester, NS.
    16.0
    25.7
    Candle on the Water Bed and Breakfast, NS
    Access from highway
    17.0
    27.3
    Century House Bed and Breakfast, NS
    Access from highway
    18.0
    29.0
    Community of Upper Blandford
    Access from highway
    18.6
    30.0
    Community of Deep Cove, NS
    Access from highway. For sailors this is a perfectly sheltered cove from the open ocean.
    20.1
    32.4
    Community of East River Point, NS
    Beach and picnic table
    24.9
    40.0
    Junction of highway #3 & #329
    Community of East River. NOTE. The Lighthouse Scenic Route leaves highway #329 and joins highway #3 at this point.
    25.5
    41.0
    Roadside Highway Turnout Rest Area
    Nova Scotia Picnic Park, south side of highway
    26.2
    42.1
    Point of Interest
    Goat Lake, NS
    27.3
    43.9
    Graves Island Provincial Park
    Joined to the mainland by a short causeway, the island is typical of many of the small islands found along Nova Scotia's Atlantic coast. The park is open from mid-May until early October, offering a 84 site campground, walking trails, picnic area, swimming area, playground and boat launch. The campground has water outlets and a trailer dump station. Walk in Tenting Sites are available, the large walk-in tenting sites are located along an woodland roadway, a short walk (100 m) from the main parking lot.
    29.2
    47.0
    Community of Chester, NS
    Photo, view of Chester, NS, from Mahone Bay, NS
    29.2
    47.0
    Community of Chester, NS
    Photo, entering Mahone Bay from Chester harbour, NS. Chester, NS was officially founded in 1759 Chester, has two natural harbours, Front Harbour on the east and Back Harbour on the west. Chester is also immediately south of Stanford Lake in Nova Scotia. Attractions in Chester, NS: The Chester Playhouse - Chester Race Week, sailboats from all over the eastern coast of North America compete during the second full week of August. - Chester annual Chaplin-Saunders Extravaganza Week.
    30.4
    48.9
    Access to Community of Haddon Hill, NS
    East of highway
    30.6
    49.3
    Community of Sanford Lake, NS
    Access from highway
    31.0
    49.9
    Community of Robinson's Corner, NS
    Access from highway
    31.4
    50.6
    Junction of Highway #14 north
    North to communities of Windsor Road, Sherwood. West to Card Lake Provincial Beach Park. A small park under a canopy of mature softwood trees on the edge of Card lake. The small beach provides an opportunity for a quick dip, or you can launch a canoe or small boat to explore the lake.
    32.0
    51.5
    Community of Marriotts Cove, NS
    Access from highway
    33.6
    54.0
    Community of Chester South, NS
    Access from highway
    34.6
    55.7
    Services at highway
    Fuel, west side of highway
    34.7
    55.9
    Junction of Highway #12
    North to communities of Chester Grant, NS Seffernsville, NS, access to highway #103.
    36.0
    57.9
    Point of Interest
    Crossing the Gold River, NS
    37.7
    60.7
    Community of Western Shore, NS
    Access from highway
    38.9
    62.6
    Community of Martins Point, NS
    Access from highway
    40.4
    65.0
    Community of Martins River, NS
    Access from highway
    42.4
    68.2
    Services at highway
    East side of the highway
    43.7
    70.3
    Community of Oakland, NS
    West of highway
    44.9
    72.3
    Looking across bay at community of Mahone Bay, NS
    West of highway. Mahone Bay is a great photo spot on ocean inlet.Many historic buildings, restaraunts, artist studios and galleries, services, groceries, tourist information, B&Bs and Inns. Mahone Bay, NS; is considered to be one of the most attractive towns in Canada. The town was first settled in 1754.
    45.1
    72.6
    Tourist Information
    West side of highway
    45.2
    72.8
    Roadside Highway Turnout
    Mahone Bay business section. Mahone Bay, NS is situated on a bay of more than 100 islands.
    45.5
    73.3
    Junction of Highway #325 - Community of Mahone Bay, NS
    South to town of Bridgewater, NS. Mahone Bay is the largest town in the South Shore region. Attractions in Bridgewater, NS - LaHave River Valley Festival - DesBrisay Museum & Exhibit Centre - Wile Carding Mill.
    45.8
    73.7
    Mahone Bay Bed and Breakfast, NS
    West side of highway
    46.0
    74.0
    Hearts Desire Bed and Breakfast, NS
    West side of highway
    46.5
    74.8
    Nature's Cottage Bed and Breakfast, NS
    West side of highway
    46.7
    75.1
    Community of Maders Cove, NS
    East of highway
    48.7
    78.3
    Access to comunities of Martins Brook, NS, Hermans Isle, NS
    East of highway
    49.2
    79.2
    Community of Martins Brook, NS
    Access from highway
    50.5
    81.3
    Community of Dean's Corner, NS
    Access from highway
    50.9
    81.9
    Roadside Highway Turnout
    Nova Scotia Picnic Park, east side of highway
    51.5
    82.9
    Junction of Highway #332
    NOTE. The Lighthouse Trail Scenic Drive leaves highway #3 and continues on the highway #332 loop to the town of Bridgwater
    52.2
    84.0
    Georgian House Bed and Breakfast
    West side of highway
    55.1
    88.7
    Junction of Highway #324
    Downtown Lunenburg. The Town of Lunenburg, NS, was formally established in 1753 as the first British Colonial settlement in Nova Scotia outside of Halifax. These early settlers were from various parts of Germany, Switzerland, and the Montbeliard region of France. They followed in the footsteps of earlier Mikmaq and Acadian inhabitants in the area. - Attractions in Lunenburg: Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic; the Museum offers the fishing heritage of the Atlantic coast of Canada. The museum is housed in brightly painted red buildings, with floating vessels at wharfside. The historic Bluenose, is celebrated in an exhibit that contains the world's largest collection of Bluenose artifacts.- Knaut Rhuland House Museum; The Knaut-Rhuland House is a turn of the nineteenth century two and-a-half storey wooden Georgian structure - Capt. Angus J. Walters House Museum. - Folk Harbour Festival - Bluenose II - Old Town Lunenburg, walking tour - Horse & Buggy ride through Old Town - The Fishermen's Memorial and Tribute - The Castle on the Hill - Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival - Lunenburg Waterfront and Seafood Festival.
    55.1
    88.7
    Town of Lunenburg, NS ( photo of Bluenose II at North Sydney, NS)
    Home of the Bluenose II. Canada's most famous tall ship, 'Bluenose' was a classic tribute to Lunenburg's shipbuilding expertise.
    55.5
    89.3
    Mainstay Bed and Breakfast, NS
    Access from highway
    56.4
    90.8
    Junction of Highway #332 & Highway #3
    Note. The Lighthouse Trail Scenic Route leaves highway #3 and follows highway #332 to the town of Bridgewater
    57.0
    91.7
    Community of First South, NS
    West of highway
    58.2
    93.6
    View From Highway
    Driving south
    59.3
    95.5
    Community of Bayport, NS
    South of highway
    64.0
    103.0
    Community of Rose Bay, NS
    South of highway
    64.4
    103.6
    Community of Riverport, NS
    Access to Kingsburg, NS, east of highway. Riverport, NS was settled in 1754 at the mouth of the LaHave River, NS. The LaHave River is a 97 km (60 mile) river.
    65.7
    105.7
    View From Highway
    Driving south
    66.7
    107.4
    Access to community of Indian Pass, NS
    North of highway
    67.2
    108.1
    Ferry crossing LaHave River, NS
    Access to highway #331 south across the LaHave River.
    67.5
    108.7
    Zinck's Park Campground, NS
    South side of highway
    69.1
    111.2
    Services at highway
    North side of highway
    69.3
    111.5
    Community of Middle LaHave, NS
    Access from highway. Samuel de Champlain made settlement claims along the banks of both the North and South shores of this river.
    72.2
    116.2
    Community of Upper LaHave, NS
    Access from highway
    74.8
    120.3
    Junction of highway #3
    NOTE. The Lighthouse Route Scenic Drive joins highway #3 at this point, to the town of Bridgewater, NS.
    75.1
    120.9
    Access to the community of Dayspring, NS
    Access from highway
    76.4
    123.0
    Oak Hill Pines Campground, NS - (Oak Hill Road)
    Access from highway
    76.9
    123.7
    Miller Point Peace Park, NS
    Picnic area. East side of highway. The park consists of a network of hiking trails along the NS, LaHave River.
    77.6
    124.8
    Community of Bridgewater, NS
    North boundry. Attractions in and around Bridgwater, NS: LaHave River Valley Festival - DesBrisay Museum & Exhibit Centre - Wile Carding Mill.
    78.8
    126.8
    Junction of Highway #331
    Downtown Bridgewater, NS. NOTE the Lighthouse Route Scenic Drive route leaves highway #3 and follows highway #331 south to town of Liverpool, NS, Yarmouth, NS. North to city of Halifax, NS. NOTE: For highway travel via Highway #331 'The Lighthouse Route' See Highway #331 for highway driving directions. - Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide. -e