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Counties: Halifax (part, includes Halifax Harbour), Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne and Yarmouth.

South Shore Route Index.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... index.html

Nova Scotia Water Trails; Southwest Nova Scotia.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/South ... index.html

Nova Scotia Water Trails; Queens to Lunenburg.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Queen ... index.html

Nova Scotia Water Trails; Lunenburg to Halifax.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/nscwt_lunehali.html

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Aspotogan. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Lunenburg; south of Hubbards.
Route description: “A dramatic route with exposed headlands, crashing waves, a few islands and picturesque coves.”
Page 4/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Blue Rocks. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Lunenburg; near Lunenburg.
Route description: “A unique area of slate outcrops, islands, hidden channels and fishing villages that is mostly protected on windy days and ideal for beginners.” Loop 1: The Rackets; Loop 2: Blue Rocks.
Page 7/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Blue Rocks, Cross Island loop. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Lunenburg.
Route description (loop trip): Blue Rocks, Miller Island, Stonehurst East, Tanner Island, Little Duck Island, Big Duck Island, Cross Island, East Point Island, Little East Point Island, Miller Island, Blue Rocks.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... ute5B.html

Blue Rocks, Long Island loop. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Lunenburg.
Route description (loop trip): Blue Rocks, Miller Island, Stonehurst East, Robs Cove, Bow Island, Tanners Pass, (Otter Cove and Long Cove), Grandmothers Cove, Sheep Island, Long Island, Indian Island, The Upper Rackets, Gimlet Ledge, Sweat Islands, Tanner Island, Little East Point Island, East Point Island, Miller Island, Blue Rocks.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... ute5A.html

Cape Negro Island. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Shelburne.
Route description (loop trip): Cape Negro, Purgatory Point, Blacksmiths Beach, Cape Negro Island, Eastern Halfmoon Island, Western Halfmoon Island, Blanche Island, Green Point, Johns Island, Cape Negro.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute9.html

Chester Islands. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Lunenburg; near Chester.
Graves Island Provincial Park.
http://parks.gov.ns.ca/parks/gravesisland.asp
Route description: “A group of 12 islands offering scenic views of the bay and beautiful oceanfront homes as well as many sandy beaches for picnics.”
Page 10/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Halifax Harbour. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Halifax.
Route descriptions:
1. Downtown, Georges Island, Point Pleasant, Northwest Arm.
2. Loop trip: Downtown, across The Narrows, Eastern Passage, (Lawlor Island, Devils Island), Big Thrumcap, McNabs Cove, Ives Point, return.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute1.html

Halifax Harbour, Northwest Arm. Online, Notes.
Source: Canoe Kayak Routes of Nova Scotia.
County: Halifax.
Route description: Saltwater travel in Halifax Harbour.
Page 13/15.
http://www.ckns.ca/images/stories/route ... routes.pdf

Halifax to Barton/Digby. Online, Journal.
Ed note: Posted also in ??
Author: Reinhard Zollitsch.
Route description: Halifax, Lunenburg, Liverpool Bay, Cape Sable Island, Cape Forchu, St. Mary's Bay, Barton/Digby.
http://www.zollitschcanoeadventures.com ... otia2.html
Notes on the 1604 Acadian Settlement on St. Croix Island.
http://www.zollitschcanoeadventures.com ... hores.html

Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Queens?
Kejimkujik National Park, Seaside Adjunct.
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/nova_ ... /page5.htm
http://canada.wikia.com/wiki/Seaside_Ad ... ional_Park
Route description: “An isolated spectacular stretch of coast with beaches, lagoons and coastal barrens, now a national park.”
Page 27/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

LaHave Islands. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Lunenburg.
Rissers Beach Provincial Park.
http://www.novascotiaparks.ca/parks/rissers.asp
Route description (loop trip): Bush Island, Hirtle Island, Coveys Island, Moshers Island, Western Head, Outer Island, Middle Island, Cape LaHave Island, McNeil Point, Halibut Point, Cape LaHave, Green Point, Northern Head, Jenkins Point, Turner Point, Crooked Channel, (Cape Bay), Bush Island.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute6.html

LaHave Islands. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Lunenburg; southeast of Bridgewater.
Route description: “This popular group of 20 closely-packed islands has lots of beaches, wilderness campsites, wildlife, and hiking with both protected and challenging routes.”
Page 13/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Lobster Bay. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Yarmouth.
Route description (loop trip): Morris Island, Bonds Island, Channel Island, Little Gooseberry Island, Ram Island, Whitehead Island, Pumpkin Island, Jones Island, Étoile Island, Eastern River, The Basin, Morris Island. Alternate terminus: Surettes Island? Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... ute10.html

Lunenburg. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Lunenburg.
Route description: “A sheltered inland route including forested islands and a few waterfront homes that provides a contrast to more exposed coastal routes.”
Page 16/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Lunenburg to Halifax. Notes.
Source: Thomas, Alister. More of Canada’s Best Canoe Routes. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Authors: Sheena Masson and Sue Browne.
Route description: Lunenburg, Blue Rocks, Sacrifice Island, Bluff Head, Backmans Island, Oak Island?, ferry to Tancook Island, Little Tancook Island, Blandford, Aspotogan Peninsula, St Margaret’s Bay, crossing, Peggy’s Cove, High Island, crossing, Prospect, Lower Prospect, Pennant Point, McNabs Island, Wreck Cove (the one on McNabs Island).
Title at source: Nova Scotia’s Coastal Water Trail: A Great Way to Explore the South Shore.

Mahone Bay. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Lunenburg.
Route description: Mahone Bay, Hermans Island, Backmans Island, Coveys Island, Rous Island, Gifford Island, Zwicker Island, Bella Island, Young Island, Oak Island, Frog Island, Big Gooseberry Island, Chester.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute4.html

Mahone Bay. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Lunenburg; Indian Point area.
Route description: “A group of islands in Mahone Bay, off Indian Point, with lots of sandy beaches, bird life, and wilderness sites.”
Page 18/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

McNutts Island. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Shelburne.
Route description (loop trip): Carleton Village Shore, The Horseshoe, McNutts Island, Northeast Bluff, Cape Roseway, Grey Island, Fox Bar, Roseway Beach, McNutts Island, Lower Beach, Carleton Village Shore.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute8.html

Medway Harbour. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
Counties: Lunenburg and Queens; northeast of Liverpool. .
Route description: “A large protected harbour with numerous coves, bays, islands and the Medway River offering many route options.”
Page 21/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Port Elgin NB to Halifax. Online, Journal.
Ed note: Posted also in ??
Author: Reinhard Zollitsch.
Route description: Port Elgin (NB), Pictou Bay, Cape George, Strait of Canso, Port Bickerton, Ecum Secum, Taylors Head, Clam Bay, Hartlen Point, Halifax.
http://www.zollitschcanoeadventures.com ... otia1.html

Port Joli Harbour. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Queens.
Route description: “A long, shallow, protected harbour with lots of beaches.”
Page 24/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Port Mouton and Kejimkujik National Park, Seaside Adjunct. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Queens.
Kejimkujik National Park, Seaside Adjunct.
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/nova_ ... /page5.htm
http://canada.wikia.com/wiki/Seaside_Ad ... ional_Park
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
ALLAN: Any reference to the Seaside Adjunct at this site?
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/kejimkujik/index_e.asp
Thomas Randall Provincial Park.
http://www.novascotiaparks.ca/parks/thraddall.asp
Route description: South West Port Mouton, Spectacle Islands, Port Mouton Island, Jackies Island, Port Mouton Head, Black Point, Kejimkujik National Park, Port Joli Head, (Port Joli: alternate terminus?), (Sandy Bay Beach and Thomas Randall PP), St Catherines River.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute7.html

Port Mouton. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Queens; southwest of Liverpool.
Route description: “A protected shore with long beaches and islands close by.”
Page 29/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Prospect Bay. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Halifax.
Route description (loop trip from Prospect or Lower Prospect, or Prospect to Lower Prospect): Prospect, Saul Island, Hearn Island, Roost Island, Shannon Island, Back Bay, Lower Prospect, Ryans Island, Betty Island, Burnt Island, Hearn Island, Prospect.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute2.html

Ragged Harbour. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Queens; northeast of Liverpool.
Route description: “A small, isolated, undeveloped harbour with many coves and islands and a unique entrance passage.”
Page 32/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Tancook Islands. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Lunenburg.
Route description (loop trip): Blandford, Shoal Cove Head, Sandy Cove Point, East Ironbound Island, (Green Island), Flat Island, Big Tankook Island, (Southeast Cove), Southern Head, Cross Head, Hutts Point, Little Tankook Island, Shoal Cove Head, Blandford.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... oute3.html

Tancook Islands. Online, Guide.
Source: Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenburg-Queens. An Adventure Guide for Canoeists and Kayakers.
County: Lunenburg; “South of Chester at the entrance to Mahone Bay.”
Route description: “These two islands are the largest in Mahone Bay. They are still inhabited and provide a glimpse into island life of the past and present.”
Page 35/38.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/ ... ts_fin.pdf

Tusket Islands. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Yarmouth.
Route description (loop trip): Little River Harbour, Turnip Island, Big Tusket Island, Harris Island, Owls Head Island, (Johns Island, Peases Island, Marks Island, Northern Head, Ellenwoods Island), Turpentine Island, Eagle Island, Deep Cove Island, Spectacle Island, Turnip Island, Little River Harbour. Alternate terminus: Goose Bay.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/south ... ute11.html

Tusket Islands, from Lower Wedgeport. Journal, Notes, Photos.
Source: Hughes, Alison. Paddling in Paradise: Sea Kayaking Adventures in Atlantic Canada. Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton (2002).
Route description (guided overnight trip): Lower Wedgeport, Hell’s Gate Sluice, Inner Spectacle Island, Tarpaulin Island, Eagle Island, Deep Cove Island, Candlebox Island, Owls Head Island, Johns Island, Schooner Passage, Harris Island, Big Tusket Island, Dog Island, Peases Island, ... , Lower Wedgeport.
Title at source: The Tusket Islands.

Water Trail. Lobster Bay. Online, Notes.
County: Yarmouth.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Southwest ... index.html

Water Trail. Barrington. Online, Notes.
County: Shelburne.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Southwest ... index.html

Water Trail. Lockeport. Online, Notes.
County: Shelburne.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Southwest ... index.html

Water Trail. Port Mouton. Online, Notes.
County: Queens.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Queens_Lu ... uton4.html

Water Trail. Liverpool. Online, Notes.
County: Queens.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Queens_Lu ... rpool.html

Water Trail. Lunenburg. Online, Notes.
County: Lunenburg.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Queens_Lu ... nburg.html

Water Trail. Mahone Bay. Online, Notes.
County: Lunenburg.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Lunenburg ... index.html

Water Trail. St Margaret’s Bay. Online, Notes.
Counties: Lunenburg and Halifax.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Lunenburg ... index.html

Water Trail. Halifax. Online, Notes.
County: Halifax.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Lunenburg ... index.html