|Record #: COT0055||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. A walk to Red Head, at the far eastern corner of Five Islands Provincial Park, takes you to weathered sandstone cliffs formed from ancient sand dunes blown by the arid winds of the Fundy rift valley during the Dinosaur era. Red Head is part of the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark.
Length: 2.2 km one-way
Permitted uses: hiking, cross-country skiing (not groomed)
Trail surface: gravel
Rating: moderate difficulty
Access to the trail can be found at Route 2 to Five Islands Provincial Park, south onto Bentley Branch Road (park road). The trail starts at upper campground loop.
Other hiking trails in the park include the Economy Mountain Trail and Estuary Trail.
|Tags||Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails|
|Categories - General||Cross Country Ski Trails ; Hiking Trails ; Provincial/Territorial Parks|