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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, Annapolis Valley Historical Society

Middleton (Annapolis Co.)
Our museum is located in the former Macdonald Consolidated School building, which was: - The first consolidated school building in Canada - Founded by Sir William C. Macdonald, educational philanthro ... [ More Info ]

Arisaig Provincial Park & Trails

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 continuousl ... [ More Info ]

Avondale Wharf and Waterfront, West Hants Parks and Recreation

A beautiful place to watch the ebb and flow of the tide on the Avon River and a stunning view of a sunset. This area is formerly a New England Planter settlement. Due to the proximity to water, ship ... [ More Info ]

Blomidon - Lookoff Provincial Park, Provincial Day-use Park

Just head a little way outside of Canning, up the North Mountain and you will be treated with one of the best views available. From here you can see the Minas Basin, many farmers fields, over towards ... [ More Info ]

Bloody Creek National Historic Site, Parks Canada

This National Historic Site of Canada is a small monument located in the Bloody Creek area, near Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. " Commemorating two combats between British garrisons of Annapolis Royal and a ... [ More Info ]

Canada Day at Keji, Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Maitland Bridge
FREE Admission and FREE cupcakes - great way to kick-off the summer! Official launch of the 2016 Friends of Keji photo contest and the fun-for-everyone interpretation programs. Don’t miss the exciteme ... [ More Info ]

Canada Day at Port-Royal National Historic Site

Port Royal (Annapolis Co.)
It's free admission to celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday at Parks Canada’s first reconstructed site - official grand opening was held 75 years ago! Listen to musical entertainment and enjoy a slice of ... [ More Info ]

Canoe Annapolis County, Route 6 - Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada

Maitland Bridge
Kejimkujik (pronounced kej-im-koo-jik) National Park encompasses 381 square kilometres of forests and interconnecting lakes, offering the visitor a variety of paddling experiences in natural, undevelo ... [ More Info ]

Cape Split Trail, Provincial Day-use Park

Scot's Bay
A large natural environment park popular with hikers, is considered to be a provincially significant coastal landmark overlooking the Bay of Fundy. The site offers wildlife and tidal viewing opportun ... [ More Info ]

Cape St. Mary Lighthouse

Cape St. Marys
The cliffs at Cape St. Mary were formed millions of years ago by the power of the sea. Located 1 km from sandy Mavillette Beach and facing west, this is a prime location to watch the sunset. You can a ... [ More Info ]

Charles Fort National Historic Site, Parks Canada

Annapolis Royal
This National Historic Site of Canada is a small monument located within the Fort Anne National Historic Site of Canada, Annapolis Royal. Plaque Text: " Charles Fort A group of about 70 Scottish settl ... [ More Info ]

Covenanter Church, Orchard Valley United Church

Grand Pré
The Covenanter Church is a two-century-old church in Grand Pré. This Provincial Heritage Property and National Historic Site is part of {Orchard Valley United Church} Pastoral Charge. Please visit th ... [ More Info ]

Fort Anne National Historic Site of Canada, Parks Canada

Annapolis Royal
Step foot onto Canada’s oldest National Historic Site and one of the most hotly contested pieces of land on the entire continent at Fort Anne. For centuries, a succession of Scottish, French, First N ... [ More Info ]

Fort Edward National Historic Site of Canada, Parks Canada

Step inside a historic military blockhouse from the mid-1700s, where creaking floorboards, original graffiti and musket slits in the walls evoke the lives of soldiers once stationed here. Take a stro ... [ More Info ]

Grand-Pré National Historic Site, Parks Canada

Grand Pré
Immerse in a powerful monument that unites the Acadian people. Uncover the tale of Le grand dérangement through engaging multimedia. Admire the statue of Evangeline, heroine of an epic Longfellow poe ... [ More Info ]

Greenhill Provincial Park

Green Hill Provincial Park is a picnic park with magnificent panoramic views of the farmlands of Pictou County. Use: Walking, Hiking, Biking Length: 0.448 km Type: Loop Difficulty: Not yet rated Neare ... [ More Info ]

Heritage Victorian Cricket Matches, Fort Anne National Historic Site

Annapolis Royal
Come watch the 4th annual Heritage Cricket Tournament! The crack of willow on leather will once again be heard in the Ancient Home of Cricket in Nova Scotia. Participants will be wearing the uniforms ... [ More Info ]

Historic Cyprus Walk

The Historic Cyprus Walk is a self-guided 90-min tour of some of the most significant parts of Bridgetown's heritage: an era of prosperity, initiative and comfort; captivating buildings, cemeteries a ... [ More Info ]

Historic Wolfville Walking Tour

Wolfville’s Main Street of today was part of the old Post Road of the New England Planters which connected Halifax and Annapolis. In the Annapolis Valley, it followed the Grand-Pré to Annapolis trail ... [ More Info ]

Kejimkujik, National Park and National Historic Site

Queens County (NS)
On behalf of the people of Canada, we protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in way ... [ More Info ]

Kejimkujik, Seaside

Port Joli
Kejimkujik Seaside is a 22 sq. km. piece of unspoiled spectacular Atlantic coastline. There are two scenic trails that lead to the coast (Harbour Rocks Trail & Port Joli Head Trail). The real adventu ... [ More Info ]

Margaretsville Lighthouse

With its first day on October 25th, 1859, the Margaretsville Lighthouse has been a part of this historic community for over 150 years. It is a wondrous tourist attraction for the community and will b ... [ More Info ]

McMaster Mill Historic Park

Rockville Notch
(photos by Penelope Stenhouse-St-Laurent) Are you the type of person who enjoys finding hidden gems? McMaster Mill is loaded with history, trails, waterfalls and more! Things to do -Walk the trail -T ... [ More Info ]

Melanson Settlement National Historic Site, Parks Canada

Port Royal (Annapolis Co.)
An archaeological survey undertaken in 1984 on quiet farmland on the banks of the Annapolis River in 1985 unlocked the key to the history of the Acadian settlers who lived here throughout the 17th an ... [ More Info ]

National Historic District Tours

Annapolis Royal
Journey along one of North America's oldest thoroughfares with a costumed interpreter and explore the scenic National Historic District -- the largest in Canada. The first capital of Nova Scotia and ... [ More Info ]

Parks Canada BioBlitz, Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Maitland Bridge
Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by teaming up with scientists and experts to find as much wildlife as possible in a short period of time and record your observations. Drop-in activities will be off ... [ More Info ]

Port-Royal National Historic Site, Parks Canada

Port Royal (Annapolis Co.)
In the summer of 1605, French explorers built a settlement on a beautiful river basin near the present town of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. There the soil was fertile and the natural surroundings pl ... [ More Info ]

Roxbury Road Trail

Leading to one of Nova Scotia's few "Ghost Towns" with evident remains of the Roxbury logging village, the Roxbury Road Trail is an easy 14km (round trip) hike great for walking, hiking, snowshoeing o ... [ More Info ]

Shingle Mills Falls Hike

Directions: From Hwy 101 take Exit 15 and travel south through the Town of Berwick, continuing south towards Windermere. Continue on this road until you come to the stop sign at the bottom of Fox Mou ... [ More Info ]

Valley Ghost Walks

Kings County (NS)
There are many Annapolis Valley legends, both documented and folklore, worthy of perpetuation. In fact, we live in the most historically-rich amazing area in all of North America. Join Jerome the Grav ... [ More Info ]

Valleyview Provincial Park

Valleyview Provincial Park offers a quiet woodland setting overlooking the Annapolis Valley. The park offers a 30 site campground and picnic area. ... [ More Info ]

Walking Tour of Historic Middleton

Middleton (Annapolis Co.)
Did you know that you can take a walking tour of Historic Middleton? Click HERE to download the brochure or pick one up at Town Hall. ... [ More Info ]

Wolfville Historical Society

The Wolfville Historical Society is committed to preserving and to cultivating an appreciation of the heritage of Wolfville and the surrounding area with its mission to interpret and maintain the Ran ... [ More Info ]