Nova Scotia Route 217

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Route 217
Route information
Maintained by Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
Length: 64.0 km[1] (39.8 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Ferry crossing in Freeport
East end: Route 303 in Digby
Counties: Digby
Highway system

Provincial highways in Nova Scotia

Route 216 Route 219
Nova Scotia Route 217 in Seabrook, just outside Digby, Nova Scotia

Route 217 is a collector road in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

It is located in Digby County and connects the Brier Island ferry terminal at Freeport with Digby at Route 303.

It traverses the Digby Neck peninsula, as well as Long Island. In order to cross between the island and the peninsula, travelers must use a ferry between Tiverton and East Ferry.

Highway 217 was formerly designated Trunk Highway 17.


Communities in italics are served by the route indirectly.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 76-77

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°35′24″N 65°53′31″W / 44.590°N 65.892°W / 44.590; -65.892