Arisaig Provincial Park & Trails

Location

Located Within
Arisaig
Where To Find Us
5704 Hwy 245
Arisaig, NS
Areas Served
Antigonish County

Contact

E-Mail
parkinfogov.ns.ca
Phone
902-662-3030
Contact
Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Office
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Description & Services

Information
Arisaig Provincial Park overlooking the warm waters of the Northumberland 
Strait offers a fascinating window to life on Earth some 443 to 417 million years ago. 
 
One of North America’s most continuously exposed sections of Silurian rock, representing 4 million years of earth history, is found here. These sedimentary rocks are rich in fossils and features that have helped geologists interpret the ancient environment of this area. 
 
Use: Walking, Hiking 
Length: 1.6 km 
Type: Loop 
Click here for a Brochure of the Arisaig Provincial Park & Trails 
Difficulty: Not yet rated 
Availability: Open 24/7, year round 
Nearest community: 27 minutes to Antigonish by car 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -62.166498 
Latitude: 45.754601
Tags
Active Living ; All Things Trails ; Annapolis Valley Connect ; Beaches ; Cross Country Skiing ; Fall Fun ; Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Highland Connect ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Park ; Picnic Grounds ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Snowshoeing ; South Shore Connect ; Trails ; Walking
Categories
Beaches ; Cross Country Ski Trails ; Cross Country Skiing ; Displays/Exhibits ; Hiking ; Hiking Trails ; Picnic Grounds ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Scenic Lookouts ; Snowshoe Trails ; Snowshoeing

About this Information

Last Modified: 11 Sep 2018 | Last Full Update: 14 Oct 2017