Egypt Falls


Trail Length: 2 kilometres

Difficulty: Difficult
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Egypt Falls

Baddeck, Nova Scotia Adventure Guide

Canada Parks, Trails and Places

Egypt Falls (aka Pipers Glen Falls or Appin Falls) is one of the more challenging short hiking trails (2 kilometre return) and the finest cascading waterfall in the region around Baddeck, NS, Canada. The falls is the widest falls on Cape Breton Island measuring 18 metres (60 feet) wide. The trail is a steep climb down to the falls and tough hike back up. Luckily there are ropes along the route to assist during the toughest sections.

What are the Top Things To Do, Activities, and Adventures enjoyed at Egypt Falls?

Egypt Falls adventures, and activities most enjoyed includes hiking, sightseeing, and photography.

Why Egypt Falls in Baddeck, NS?

Because it is one of the most memorable falls on Cape Breton Island. Tucked away in a high walled canyon, surrounded by forests, one can enjoy this natural spectacle from any of the flat rocks below. This waterfall is a a gem and often overlooked and it shouldn't be. Stunning! 

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Egypt Falls
115 Pipers Glen Road

How To Get ToEgypt Falls

From downtown Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada it is a 73 kilometre (58 minute) drive south along Highway #105, and then north on Highway #395, then east on Egypt Road, south on Piper's Glen Road to the falls. The trailhead is well hidden and identified by a flag and maybe a sign. Keep a sharp lookout. Driving time from Halifax, NS, Canada is approximately 3 hours, 44 minutes (343 kilometres).
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