Places to stay in Bear River, Nova Scotia

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Bear River is a small village situated at the head of the tidewaters of the Bear River. The river itself is the border between the Annapolis and Digby counties of Nova Scotia and thus, splits the village so that half the village is in one county and the other half in the other. There are two primary bridges which span the Bear River. Local dining options include Changing Tides Diner, Josie Place Eatery, The Hollow Take-out, and Mag Pyes Bakery Shoppe.

Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the region are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a few nearby campgrounds and RV parks. If you are travelling in the area, Bear River is located close to Man of War Rock, Silver River, Long Tusket Lake, Rocky Brook and Firmain Lake.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Bear River

The Bear River Retreat

Located on 6 acres is an Arts & Crafts Home situated in Bear River, NS. This home was built in 1928 by lumber barons who owned the Bear River Trading Co. and later a wood mill. We offer a private setting on the second level of the house which includes a Large Queen sized bed, a full sized bathroom .....

The Bear River Millyard Recreation

Photograph of Bear River Millyard Recreation, Bear River
Located along the tidal Bear River, we have created a unique design of camp cottages, incorporating adequate accommodations, spacious gazebos, and an exceptional view of the tidal Bear River. The rise and fall of this Bay of Fundy tide, combined with the various species of birds, the hills, the .....

Other local Bear River information and places to visit.

  • Longitude: -65°38'24.406
  • Latitude: 44°34'29.834

Things to see and do

Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

Located at 441 St. George Street. The Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens balances the historical and botanical aspects of horticulture, complementing the rich tapestry of heritage in one of the oldest European settlements in North America. The themed gardens are linked by paths through other display areas including several plant collections, the largest being the Rose Collection which displays more than 230 cultivars in their historical context.

Annapolis Royal Golf & Country Club

Located at 3816 Highway 1. Located just minutes from the historic Town of Annapolis Royal, the Annapolis Royal Golf and Country Club offers breathtaking views of the Annapolis Basin, and the National Historic Site of Fort Anne. Established in 1925, the course can be considered an historic institution in its own right. In 1992, the course was expanded to a full 18-holes based on the same principles that made the previous course such a pleasure and challenge to play.

Fort Anne National Historic Site

Located at P.O. Box 9. As the focal point for French and British settlement and as the seat of government of Acadia and then Nova Scotia, Fort Anne National Historic Site played an important role in Canadian history. The site was the scene of numerous battles as France and England fought for control of North America in the 17th and 18th centuries. Both imperial powers considered the conquest of this fortified site as the key to domination of the part of eastern Canada known by the French as "Acadie" and by the British as "Nova Scotia."

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