Beaver Mountain Provincial Park


Located in
James River
Where To Find Us
472 Beaver Mountain Rd, Exit 30 off TCH 104
James River, NS
Areas Served
Antigonish County


Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Office
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Description & Services

Trail/Water Route Activities
Hiking ; Cross Country Skiing ; Snowshoeing ; Nature Viewing
Trail/Water Route Attributes
Out & Back (Linear) Trail ; Medium Trail (3 km-10 km) ; Accessible All Year ; Requires Some Climbing/Stairs ; Wheelchair Access (Partial) ; Scenic View ; Interpretive Signage
Facilities (Within 2 km of Trail or Water Route)
Drinking Water ; Parking Available ; Picnic Tables ; Rest Stops (Benches)
The park has a small picnic area with beautiful views of Antigonish and Cape Breton Island, as well as a well-marked trail system.   The 6-km trail system offers everything from leisurely paved walkways to fairly challenging unpaved hills – great for cross country skiing, snow-shoeing, wildlife observation or long hikes or quiet walks in the woods.  Park amenities include parking, picnic areas, fresh water taps, vault toilets, rest areas with benches and an interpretive centre with details of the park, its hiking trails and the area’s natural history. 
Use: Walking, Hiking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing 
Length: 6 km 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: 1A - 2C 
Availability: May 20th – Oct 10th 
Nearest community: 20 minutes to Antigonish by car 
No facilities in winter, parking at gate only 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -62.158499 
Latitude: 45.551203
May 20th – Oct 10th 
No facilities in winter, parking at gate only
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About this Information

Last Modified: 22 May 2018 | Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2014