Kenomee Trail System: Kenomee Canyon Trail
|Record #: COT0038||Last Modified: 17 Jan 2020||Last Full Update: 16 Jan 2020|
|Where To Find Us||
Kenomee Trail System parking area
1396 River Phillip Rd
Economy, NS B0M 1J0
|Areas Served||Nova Scotia|
|Contact||Kenomee Trails Society; Phone: 902-647-2271|
|Alternate Contact||Cobequid Interpretive Centre; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Opportunity||Kenomee Trail Society hosts trail maintenance days for volunteers who want to help maintain the Kenomee Trail System. Please contact us if you are interested!|
|Description & Services|
|Information||Kenomee Canyon Trail is a spectacular 18-km wilderness hike into the Economy River Wilderness Area along the edge of the Economy River gorge. It is a challenging, full-day or overnight hike and is for experienced hikers only.
The trail follows the Economy River gorge, passes by Newton Pond and Newton Lake and includes spur trails to waterfalls on Chain Lake Stream and Murphy Brook. The trail has several stream and river fords, with no bridges, with the exception of one large bridge just above Economy Falls that you cross as you start/finish the loop.
Length: 18 km loop
Hiking time: Allow at least 8 to 10 hours to complete the hike.
Trail surface: footpath, wilderness standard, no bridges (other than one bridge immediately upstream of Economy Falls), must ford streams and river
Camping: Use only designated wilderness campsites at Chain Lake Falls and Murphy Brook.
Campfires are not permitted in Economy River Wilderness Area for ecological reasons.
Hikers are to follow the orange trail markers.
Directions to trail:
To access the trail, follow Route 2 west to Economy. Turn north onto River Phillip Road (unpaved road, rough sections), follow road and signs for 7 km to upper parking area near Economy Falls. Follow trail to Economy Falls. Kenomee Canyon Trail begins near Economy Falls.
Other hiking trails in the Kenomee Trail System:
The above images are credited to the blog Misadventures in the Wild.
|Categories - General||Hiking Trails ; Maps|
|Tags||Fundy Connect ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Recreation Categories ; Trails|