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River Ridge Common

River Ridge Common

Region: New Germany & Area

Owned by the District of Lunenburg since 2011, River Ridge Common is a 115 acre park in the north end of the Municipality.

The park features trails that meet accessibility guidelines and a large natural playground with features that encourage exploration, adventure and skills development, washrooms, single track mountain bike trails, and an Off Highway Vehicle pull off and picnic area next to the rail trail.

Spanning both side of the South Shore Annapolis Valley Trail, River Ridge Common offers scenic opportunities to view Indian Brook Falls and a ravine down to Ross Brook.

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Indian Falls

Indian Falls

Location: Lunenburg Region
In 2004, to commemorate the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg’s 125th anniversary, Indian Falls was designated as a Municipal Park. Known for having some of the area’s best fishing, Indian Falls also offers a picnic area, on-site privies, walking trails, rock beach and look off points. The shutterbug in you will find the drive worth making as Indian Falls is both picturesque and unique. Between May and October the park is open from 8:00am until dusk. Length: 120 meters (one way).…
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Village Glassworks

Village Glassworks

Location: Lunenburg Region
With over 30 years experience in the Stained-glass business, this is the place to visit for unique designs of crafted stained glass panels, lamps, mirrors and sun catchers. The gift shop also sells other Maritime-made gifts, candles and cards. Civic Address: 4928 Highway 10 RR#2, New Germany Facebook Trip Advisor
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2 Papa’s Restaurant

2 Papa’s Restaurant

Location: Lunenburg Region
Drop into 2 Papa’s Restaurant in New Germany for a slice for the road or a sit-down dinner. This community-based restaurant reflecting community values has a menu featuring Pizzas, Donairs and Salads. Hours of Operation: Monday Closed Tuesday 11am-8pm Wednesday 11am-8pm Thursday 11am-8pm Friday 11am-9pm Saturday 11am-9pm Sunday 12pm-8pm Civic Address: 5257 Highway 10 New Germany NS Facebook Trip Advisor
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Charlie’s Pizza

Charlie’s Pizza

Location: Lunenburg Region
Charlie’s Pizza & Convenience has been serving pizza lovers in the Bridgewater area for over 15 years and offers a wide selection of delicious food in addition to their pizza. Civic Address: 487 Upper Branch Road Upper Branch NS Check out our facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/people/Charlies-Pizza-and-Convenience/100063789363183/
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Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Location: Lunenburg Region
This Bridgewater, Nova Scotia hotel offers a personal touch. With modern, pet-friendly, non-smoking accommodations and just minutes from Bridgewater’s town centre and convenient access to some of Nova Scotia’s most renowned cultural and scenic landmarks the BEST WESTERN PLUS Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre is the place to stay. This Bridgewater hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions, businesses and shopping. Each beautifully appointed guest room at the BEST…
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A Day in Historic LaHave

A Day in Historic LaHave

Download an Itinerary Make your way to the LaHave River Cable Ferry. The cable ferry service across this river has been active since the 1800s, connecting East LaHave on the Lunenburg side of the LaHave River to the LaHave and Petite Riviere region. The ferry is free to all members of the public, and is accessible to cars, trucks, RVs, bikes, walkers, and more. Upon crossing the Ferry from the Northern Side to the Southern side, stop at the LaHave Bakery for a delicious brunch. This bakery has…
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Blue Rocks and Beaches

Blue Rocks and Beaches

Blue Rocks is a hidden gem of the region, located just minutes out of Lunenburg. Often advertised as “Peggy’s Cove without the lighthouse”, Blue Rocks is a must-see when visiting Lunenburg area. A traditional fishing community with unique natural features, Blue Rocks is a favorite among amateur and professional artists and artisans of all types. During high tide the Old Fish House appears to be floating amidst the Atlantic Ocean and the contrast of the “blue” rocks and yellow and red…
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Country Fun in New Germany

Country Fun in New Germany

Begin your day along Highway 324 north, take a tour of Lunenburg County Winery. Sample and savour their award-winning fruit wines made using traditional aging methods and the best locally grown fruit. The winery is located on a berry farm, so be sure take home some of that fresh Nova Scotia taste by u-picking blueberries or raspberries when they are in season. The next stop a bit farther north on Highway 324. Indian Falls is a 25 foot rushing waterfall and historic indigenous salmon fishing…
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Outdoor Activites in Lunenburg Region

Outdoor Activites in Lunenburg Region

Start the perfect family day on the right track with a visit to BernArt Maze, located on Highway 325. This art maze is the first of its kind in all of Canada! Explore the cement sculptures that have been designed and made by over one hundred international artists, and see everything on your way to the finish. This is art that the kids can see, touch, and interact with, all outdoors! See the spider sculpture that towers the entrance and find the handprints and footprints of those who contributed…
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Perfect Petite Riviere

Perfect Petite Riviere

Start your day by journeying down to Petite Riviere Vineyards, a historic winery best known for its red wines and for being one of the oldest grape growing territories in North America, dating back to the 1630s. Enjoy a tour and a tasting on the building’s terrace, overlooking the hills of lavender and grapes. Continue into the village of Petite Riviere and stop at the Maritime Painted Saltbox, a vividly colourful art gallery displaying the works of Tom Alway and Peter Blais. Meet the artists…
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Big Tancook Island Adventure

Big Tancook Island Adventure

Download this Itinerary The rustic and gentle charm of Big Tancook Island is only a passenger ferry ride away from the mainland. The 8 km (1 hour) trip across the water from Chester is free and provides a step back in time and a step closer to nature. Shaped like a fish hook and named after the Mi’kmaq word for “facing the open sea”, Big Tancook Island is only 3 miles long and 1.5 miles at the widest point. With only 150 year-round residents, it’s true island life, Nova Scotia-style.…
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