Trails

 

Acacia Valley Trails

Hillgrove
Trail Rating
The Acacia Valley Trails offer a mix of woodland trails, less than 10km from Digby, with a little something for everyone: wheelchair accessible trails, single track walking paths and an ATV bridge, a ... [ More Info ]

Apple Capital Heritage Trail

Berwick
The Annapolis Valley Trails System runs right through the Town of Berwick. Join us on our beautiful section, called the “Apple Capital Heritage Trail”. This 2.2 km section is a shared-use trail which ... [ More Info ]

Arisaig Provincial Park & Trails

Arisaig
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 Trail System, West Hants Trails Association

Avondale
The Avondale Trail system consists of 3 trail loops: ~Westbrook Trail (blue), a 2.3 km loop with its trail head behind the Avondale Community Hall ~Mosher's Trail (yellow), a 2.0 km route accessed eit ... [ More Info ]

Aylesford Mountain Conservation Lands

Aylesford
Directions: From Hwy 101 take Exit 15 turning north onto Hwy 360. At the four-way intersection turn left onto the 221 Hwy west, then a right onto Long Point Rd. Follow it north turning west onto Brow ... [ More Info ]

Balancing Rock Trail

Municipality of the District of Digby
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How is it balanced there? 20 tonnes or more of volcanic rock balanced precariously on a ledge above the waves of St. Mary’s Bay. The 1.7 km Balancing Rock Trail leads visitors from the parking lot, ju ... [ More Info ]

Bear Falls Wilderness

Middlefield
Bear Falls Wilderness, is an eco-friendly campground owned and operated locally. Bear Falls is very special, very. The campground is located on Canada's East coast near the picturesque town of Greenf ... [ More Info ]

Beaver Mountain Provincial Park

James River
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 walkwa ... [ More Info ]

Beechbrook Campground

Ardoise
Beechbrook Camground is a large campground with over 100 acres of land. 33 overnight sites and 124 seasonal sties. It's a great place for kids, and even better place for adults! Constant activities a ... [ More Info ]

Bicycle Annapolis County, Around the River

Annapolis County
The Municipality of the County of Annapolis invites residents and visitors to explore the region. The natural environment provides many cycling experiences to challenge cyclists of all ages and fitnes ... [ More Info ]

Bigelow Nature Trail

Canning
Officially opened in September of 2011, the Bigelow Nature Trail loops from behind the soccer field at Northeast Kings Education Centre on Bains Rd. and winds down through the woods to Hwy 221. There ... [ More Info ]

Black Duck Cove Provincial Park & Trail

Dover
This community-managed park offers a beautiful sandy beach and rocky shoreline with boardwalks, change houses, vault toilets, and a 3.5-km (2-mi) shoreline walking trail. The park has accessible trail ... [ More Info ]

Black Rock Trails, Black Rock Trails Society

Black Rock (Kings Co.)
A unique collection of forest and shoreline trails located in the Eastern Annapolis Valley about 30 km from the shire town of Kentville, Nova Scotia. The starting point for most hikes is just behind ... [ More Info ]

Blomidon Provincial Park

Blomidon
Rising majestically from the shores of the Minas Basin, Blomidon Provincial Park is renowned for its spectacular views. Blomidon's 759 ha (1,875 acres) include 180 m (600 ft.) high cliffs, a variety o ... [ More Info ]

Blomidon Provincial Park Trail

Blomidon
Rising majestically from the shores of the Minas Basin, Blomidon Provincial Park is renowned for its spectacular views. Blomidon's 759 ha (1,875 acres) include 180 m (600 ft.) high cliffs, a variety o ... [ More Info ]

Bohaker Trail, Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail

Delaps Cove
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BOHAKER TRAIL One of two trails making up the Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail , this trail is named for its proximity to Bohaker Brook, which, in turn, was named for an early landowner. The trail will t ... [ More Info ]

Brier Island Coastal Trail

Municipality of the District of Digby
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The Brier Island Coastal Trail crosses 4 km of gently rolling seaside meadows and wide open beach within the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Brier Island Nature Reserve. One end of the trail starts at ... [ 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 ]

Caribou/Munro's Island Provincial Park Beach - Shoreline Hike

Caribou Central
Attractions include an open picnic area, a white-sand beach, warm saltwater swimming, woods and 95 overnight campground sites. Use: Walking, Hiking, Biking Length: 5 km Type: Out and back Difficulty: ... [ More Info ]

Castle Frederick Farms Inc

Falmouth
Welcome to Castle Frederick Farms! We offer a variety of recreation and education experiences in addition to our 2000 acres of forest and farm land upon which is situated a network of TRAILS . Visit o ... [ More Info ]

Castle Frederick Farms Trails

Falmouth
Castle Frederick Farms Inc has a network of forestry roads and wooded trails that we have developed for recreational use. They are not for motorized vehicles but ideal for mountain bikes, walking, cr ... [ More Info ]

Central Grove Trail, Central Grove Provincial Park

Central Grove
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A beautiful forest trail leading to a viewing platform on the rocky Bay of Fundy coastline. The trail starts in the north western corner of the picnic park and meanders 600m through a mixed forest wit ... [ More Info ]

Centreville Park, Percy A. Lydiard Park

Centreville (Kings Co.)
Centreville has a beautiful park with walking trails, baseball diamonds and two soccer fields. There is a tennis court but it is being used for basketball, ball hockey and young bicycle riders. New pl ... [ More Info ]

Charlies Trail, Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail

Delaps Cove
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CHARLIE’S TRAIL One of two trails making up the Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail , the hike to Charlies Trail and return will take approximately three to four hours, and it will follow the Old Shore Road ... [ More Info ]

Cheverie Salt Marsh Trail, West Hants Trails Association

Cheverie
The Cheverie Salt Marsh Trail was built by volunteers of the Cheverie Crossway Salt Marsh Society on land owned by the Municipality. The 1 km trail (2 km return) offers stunning views of the salt mar ... [ More Info ]

Clairmont Provincial Park, Provincial Day-use Park

Kingston (Kings Co.)
A small day-use park featuring a shaded picnic area beneath a stand of red pine. Good spot for hiking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Located 3 km east of Kingston; off Hwy 101 between Exits 16 ... [ More Info ]

Cloud Lake Wildnerness Area

Annapolis County
The Cloud Lake Wilderness Area is one of 31 Protected Areas set aside by the Nova Scotia Government in the Wilderness Areas Preservation Act. This area, comprised of 10,830 hectares of land, boundari ... [ More Info ]

Coldbrook Ravine Park & Trail

Coldbrook
Just under 13 acres, the Ravine Park & Trail in Coldbrook features gravel trails and woodland to enjoy. Suitable for hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing. Entrance is not well marked; it is located ... [ More Info ]

Cornwallis River Greenway, Cornwallis River Pathways Society (CRPS)

Cambridge (Kings Co.)
Cornwallis River Greenway is a 6 km section of active-transportation trail managed by the Cornwallis River Pathways Society (CRPS). The trail runs through Coldbrook and Cambridge, Nova Scotia, along ... [ More Info ]

Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail

Delaps Cove
The Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail system consists of two nature trails - Bohaker Trail , a 2.2 km loop (one hour walk), and Charlies Trail , a 1.9 km loop. Both trails are linked by the Shore Road Trai ... [ 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 ]

Fox Mountain Camping Park

Aylesford
RV Camping for Families, Groups and Organizations Fox Mountain Camping Park is the premier RV camping park in NS. Overlooking the Annapolis Valley, this huge camping park caters to families and group ... [ More Info ]

French Basin Trail

Annapolis Royal
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Located in Annapolis Royal, the French Basin Trail is a 45-minute walk around a Ducks Unlimited wetland. The well-maintained gravel trail around the marshland leads into the Rail Trail that goes East ... [ More Info ]

Fundy View Trail

Freeport
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A short grassy trail over the ridge offering great views of Freeport and more spectacularly, the Bay of Fundy, Grand Passage and the north end of Brier Island. The 1.3-km long trail leads right over t ... [ More Info ]

Greenhill Provincial Park

Greenhill
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 ]

Gulliver's Cove Trails, High Cliff look off

Gulliver's Cove
Trail Rating
Very little hill or stair climbingWell-groomed trails with very little more difficult terrain and Some significant hill or stair climbing A significant part of the walk takes place on somewhat difficult terrain (rocky/rooted paths) Wilderness/Nature
The Gulliver's Cove trails will lead you to a series of stunning views of the Bay of Fundy and surrounding woodlands. The growing network has a trail for every fitness level and degree of hiking ambit ... [ More Info ]

Hall's Harbour Eco Trails

Hall's Harbour
TRAIL 1 Length: Approx 1 km loop Entry: Near boardwalk, at harbour Suitable for: hiking, dog walking Time: 10 to 20 minutes Surface: graveled Other: interpretive signage; benches TRAIL 2 Length: Appr ... [ More Info ]

Hardwood Lake Girl Guide Camp

Lake Paul
Owned and operated by Nova Scotia Girl Guides, Hardwood Lake is 60 years old, located in Lake Paul. Site features include a cottage, lodge with 30 bunks and kitchen, boat house, covered kitchen/work ... [ More Info ]

Harvest Moon Trailway

Nova Scotia
A 117KM trail built on a former rail bed, spanning from Annapolis Royal to Grand-Pré. The trail is maintained by local trail groups and Municipalities, and offers an easily traveled, scenic destinatio ... [ More Info ]

Hiking & Snowshoe Trail, on First Lake

Lequille
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First Lake is the former water supply for the Town of Annapolis Royal. Now decommissioned, the site provides for excellent hiking, snowshoeing, paddling, and fishing. A wilderness hiking trail follow ... [ More Info ]

Irishmans Road Recreation Site and Trails, West Hants Parks and Recreation

Newport Station
This site boasts a beautiful and extensive shared use trail network with a mix of single-track and double track. Also located here are the Ryan Lahey Memorial (Soccer) fields and the Glooscap Heritage ... [ 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 ]

Kentville Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Kentville
Just West of Kentville is the Kentville Migratory Bird Sanctuary, a 200 hectare protected zone. Hikers can access the sanctuary via the parking lot of the Evergreen Home for Special Care. The entry p ... [ More Info ]

Kentville Ravine Trail, Agricultural Research Station Nature Trail

Kentville
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The Ravine Trail winds past a small pond, a waterfall, and over many small streams. Hiking in the Kentville Ravine provides the experience of being lost in nature among hemlock growth over 250 years ... [ More Info ]

Kentville Trail System, Rails-To-Trails

Kentville
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In addition to connecting you on-foot to several amenities in Kentville, our 7.5 km trail system offers walkers, bikers and cross-country skiers an enjoyable outing, with opportunities to observe nat ... [ More Info ]

Laurie Saulnier Memorial Trail, Hants West Wildlife Association

Upper Falmouth
This trail is maintained by the Hants West Wildlife Association (HWWA) and is dedicated to one of their members. This stacked loop trail offers 2 km in mixed woodland with tall alder, birch and spruc ... [ More Info ]

Lockhart Ryan Memorial Park, New Minas Recreation

New Minas
Lockhart & Ryan Park houses a splash pad, 3 soccer fields: Lockhart Ryan’s #1, #2 (lights) and #3, 3 beach volleyball courts, Miller ball field, mini-soccer pitch, maintenance building, tennis courts, ... [ More Info ]

Lockhart Ryan Memorial Park Trails, New Minas Recreation

New Minas
ACTIVITIES Walking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, X-Country Skiing, Disc Golf, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Splash Pad DESCRIPTION This area contains quite a large system of trails; all very well maintai ... [ 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 ]

Membertou Trail

Annapolis Royal
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The Membertou Trail is a walking route accessed at Chapel Street. Although it is a maintained trail, it may not be suitable for all types of wheelchairs. To view the full brochure of the walking trail ... [ More Info ]

Mickey Hill Provincial Park, Provincial Day-Use Park

Graywood
Mickey Hill Provincial Park is a day-use park with gravel trail and swimming area. Interpretive signage, boardwalks, steep staircases, and suspension bridge through rocky areas. Picnic area on the riv ... [ More Info ]

Milford House

South Milford
The Legendary Milford House is a resort that has catered to outdoor enthusiasts and families since the late 1800's, offering a truly unique and carefree experience. Our VISION: To be renowned as a ma ... [ More Info ]

Miner's Marsh Walking Trail

Kentville
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The Kentville Ducks Unlimited Site also known as “Miner’s Marsh” is found in a wetland habitat constructed by Ducks Unlimited Canada which supports a variety and abundance of wildlife. The protected ... [ More Info ]

New Ross Lions Park Trail

New Ross
Find yourself in New Ross for a soccer tournament this summer? After your last morning game, walk across Highway 12 to the Lion's Park trailhead which will lead you downhill towards Lake Lawson where ... [ More Info ]

Nictaux Scotney Pathway

Nictaux
Located at the end of Orchard Drive, Nictaux. This pathway connects the two subdivisions in Nictaux and offers resting areas along the way. The pathway offers the opportunity to create walking loops i ... [ More Info ]

Oakdene Park, Soccer Fields

Kentville
Oakdene Park is a neighbourhood park located in the north end of Kentville. It is made up of a large open space with 2 soccer fields, a storage shed, a playground area and a duck pond that can also b ... [ More Info ]

Old Mill Trail

South Farmington
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Old Mill Trail is the first wheelchair accessible walking trail opened by the Municipality of the County of Annapolis. The trail has been leveled, compacted and designed in a way that people who requi ... [ More Info ]

Piau's Walk

Belliveau's Cove
Located at the Joseph et Marie Dugas Park. Piau's Walk 5km long interpretive trail starts at the park. The trail starts in the park and proceeds through forest and shoreline and past an old Acadian c ... [ More Info ]

Point Prim Lighthouse

Municipality of the District of Digby
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Point Prim, jutting out into the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the Digby Gut, offers spectacular views of the sea and shore. The view is so good and so easy to get to, Digby fishermen often drive here ... [ More Info ]

Pomquet Beach Provincial Park

Pomquet
Pomquet is a safe beach with a gentle slope and occasional sand bars. The 200 metre supervised area is located directly off the two boardwalks. The area is marked by red and yellow flags on either sid ... [ More Info ]

Powell's Point Provincial Park Beach

Pictou Landing
The park boasts a large picnic area by the warmest salt water in Nova Scotia, with a sandy beach on one side and rocky on the other. For those with canoes and kayaks, the park has a boat launch. Washr ... [ More Info ]

Roxbury Road Trail

Roxbury
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 ]

Rushtons Beach Provincial Park

Marshville
Rushton Beach has the warmest salt water in Nova Scotia; broad sandbars at low tide and the salt marsh attract a great variety of birds. This is a beautiful day use park. Group use is available. There ... [ More Info ]

Shared Use Trail, Kings County Trails Society (in cooperation with Town of Berwick and Village of Kingston)

Kings County (NS)
The Shared Use Trail covers 28+kms between Sharpe Brook in Cambridge and the Village of Kingston. It is managed by the Kings County Trail Society, excluding smaller segments managed by the Town of Ber ... [ More Info ]

Shingle Mills Falls Hike

Aylesford
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 ]

Sieur de Mons Boardwalk

Annapolis Royal
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Come walk our beautiful boardwalk! Take in the gorgeous view, learn a little of the history of our town, and enjoy the great outdoors. The Sieur de Mons Boardwalk has entry points at Town Hall (285 St ... [ More Info ]

Ski Martock

Martock
Alpine Skiing: At Martock we’re ‘serious about snow’. The best snowmaking in the business covers all alpine terrain including two terrain parks, the Learning Zone, Burton Riglet Park and the HeadStar ... [ More Info ]

Smileys Provincial Park

Brooklyn (West Hants)
Smileys Provincial Park is located close to the town of Windsor and its many cultural and natural attractions. Smileys park is a pleasant mix of wooded and open areas beside the Meander River. This p ... [ More Info ]

South Shore Annapolis Valley Trail

Lunenburg County
The trail follows along the former Canadian National Railroad Line which previously ran from the Annapolis Valley to Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. When this trail is completed it will be 122 km long ... [ More Info ]

The Gorge, Mountain Bike, Walking, & Snowshoe Trails

Kentville
Trail Rating
Double-track: Some moderate hill or stair climbing Well-groomed trails with very little more difficult terrain Wilderness/Nature 
 
Mountain bike trails: variable (see map below for individual trail ratings)
The Gorge is located on 64.5 acres of natural woodland. It was developed in 1930 and is still maintained today. The Gorge has awesome trails for mountain biking, and great trails for walking and hiki ... [ More Info ]

Tobeatic Wilderness Reserve, Tobeatic Wilderness Area

East Kemptville
103,780 hectares Landscape representation - Shelburne River Plain; Roseway River Glacial Plain; Tusket River Drumlins; South Mountain Rolling Plain; Fisher Lake drumlins Spanning parts of 5 counties, ... [ More Info ]

Upper Burlington Planters Trail, West Hants Parks and Recreation

Upper Burlington
This park parcel is situated on (and near) land that was once inhabited by Mi’kmaq, Acadian, Planter, and Loyalist communities. This 3.0 acre property was purchased by the Municipality in September 1 ... [ More Info ]

Valleyview Provincial Park

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

Van Tassel Lake Trails

Digby (Town)
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The Van Tassel Lake Trails are situated on 550 acres of woodlands belonging to the Town of Digby, part of the Van Tassel Lake Watershed Area. The town's gravel parking lot at 859 Culloden Road in Moun ... [ More Info ]

Waterville Recreation Club

Waterville
The Waterville Recreation Club is a not-for-profit club which offers 17 acres of field & woodland with playground, ball field, walking trail, basketball/ball hockey court and a disc golf course. Discs ... [ More Info ]

White Rock Community Trail, White Rock Community Association

White Rock
AWESOME, PEACEFUL…absolutely Incredible! Please come out and enjoy the trail. Come walk, enjoy the surroundings. Discover animal tracks, the wood frogs, the eagles that soar in the air currents above ... [ More Info ]

Woodville Hiking Trails

Woodville (Kings Co.)
The Woodville Hiking Trails are approximately 10 km long over privately owned land and are open year round. It will take you approximately three hours to complete all of the interconnecting loops. Th ... [ More Info ]