Record #: COT0053
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2020
Last Full Update: 16 Jan 2020
|Located In||Five Islands|
|Where To Find Us||
Five Islands Provincial Park
618 Bentley Branch Rd
Five Islands, NS B0M 1K0
|Areas Served||Atlantic Canada|
|Phone||Five Islands Provincial Park: 902-254-2980 (June to October)
Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry, Provincial Parks: 902-662-3030
Description & Services
|Information|| Five Islands Provincial Park is one of Nova Scotia's premiere outdoor destinations, offering spectacular views, overnight camping sites, and hiking opportunities.
Estuary Trail follows a tidal estuary along the East River, then passes through mixed forest on the lower slopes of Economy Mountain, featuring viewing areas and interpretive panels.
Length: two loops, with a total length of 3.1 km
Permitted use: hiking
Trail surface: built tread, slight grade, some structures
Access to the trail can be found at Route 2 to Five Islands Provincial Park; south onto Bentley Branch Road (park road). Continue 1 km to parking area at gate; trail starts on north side of road. Or continue 2.5 km to trail access just past park administration building; trail starts on north side of road.
Other trails in the park include the Economy Mountain Trail and Red Head Trail.
|Categories - General||Hiking Trails ; Provincial/Territorial Parks|
|Tags||Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails|