Nova Scotia Route 217
|Maintained by Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal|
|Length:||64.0 km (39.8 mi)|
|West end:||Westport, Brier Island|
|East end:||Route 303 in Digby|
The road contains many scenic views and is marketed as the "Digby Neck and Islands Scenic Drive" with custom road signs. In summer it is heavily traveled by tourists seeking whale watching tours at the end of Digby Neck.
The western terminus is a look-off in Westport beside the Joshua Slocum monument with a view of Grand Passage and the Peter Island Lighthouse.
Communities in italics are served by the route indirectly.
- Westport (Route 217 includes a short length of the southern half of Water Street in Westport, Brier Island.)
- Central Grove
- Gilberts Landing
- East Ferry
- Little River
- Mink Cove
- Sandy Cove
- Lake Midway
- Gullivers Cove
Highway 217 was formerly designated Trunk Highway 17.
- Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 76-77
- "Digby Neck Scenic Drive", Annapolis Valley Vacation
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