Watch the World's Highest Tides at Burntcoat Head

Rate this Adventure 0 miles  - Point-to-Point Trail

Added by Steve Robert

Twice each day the Bay of Fundy fills and empties its 160 billion tons of water creating the highest tides in the world. In 1975 The Guinness Book of World Records listed Burntcoat Head in Nova Scotia as the site of the greatest average tide of 47.5 feet with an extreme range of 53.6 feet.The Park has lovely picnic areas and walking trails acessing to the sea ground.

Drive to the small town of Noel and then turn right onto Burntcoat Road, the Park is 5 km on the right

Read More
Easy Parking
Family Friendly

Go Pro.

We're committed to building a better, more inclusive home for the modern outdoors. Go PRO to support our mission and get benefits like gear deals, no ads, and more!

Learn More


Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

Stay Nearby

44.8322945615,-63.7836813927, Canada

Halifax West Koa

46.254509,-63.679526, Canada

Borden / Summerside Koa

46.226293,-63.195604, Canada

Cornwall / Charlottetown Koa

Nearby Adventures

Amethyst Cove

6.2 mi / 500 ft gain

Hike Cape Split Trail

9.9 mi

Hike to Haunted Falls & Black Hole Falls

2.5 mi

Drive the Scenic Lighthouse Route in Nova Scotia

More Nearby Adventures