coronavirus  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database (Connect.ca) / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Please refer to http://novascotia.ca/coronavirus for more details.

Stan O'Brien Interpretive Trail

Goose Creek Marsh Hiking Trail

Location
Located In Roberts Island
Where To Find Us
Roberts Island, NS
Areas Served Yarmouth County
Contact
Website www.munargyle.com/goose-creek-marsh-hiking-trail.html
E-Mail recreation@munargyle.com
Phone 902-648-3379
Mailing Address c/o Argyle Recreation Department - Département des loisirs d'Argyle 
27 Courthouse Rd 
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Description & Services
Information  
 
From Town take Hwy 103 to exit 32A, turn R onto Hwy 3, after 0.8km turn L onto Robert's Island Road, after 0.8 km turn R to Parking. 
 
Starting Point: Entrance at Parking. 
 
This 1.5-km (1-mi.) interpretive trail leads through the Goose Creek Marsh wetlands management area.  
 
Time: 20 mins. 
Description: Linear and loop.  
Attractions: Forest and wetland. 
Services: None.  
 
The wetlands include an area of dykelands constructed by Acadian settlers in the late 1800s. 
 
Here birdwatchers may glimpse herons, osprey, geese, kingfishers, and several species of ducks. 
 
 
GPS: Lat: 43°47.3184, Lon: -65°53.16558
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Trails ; Walking