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Wallace and Area Museum Walking Trails

Record #: MCC0112
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2022
Last Full Update: 07 Sep 2022


Located In Wallace
Where To Find Us
Wallace and Area Museum
13440 Highway 6
Wallace, NS
Canada B0K 1Y0
Areas Served Nova Scotia ; Wallace, Malagash and surrounding areas, Nova Scotia, Canada, the World


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Phone 902-257-2191
Contact Alison Forshner, Museum Manager, Wallace and Area Museum; Phone: 902-257-2191; Fax: 902-257-2191; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 179 
13440 Route 6 
Wallace, NS 
Canada B0K 1Y0
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Description & Services

Trail Rating 2C 
Information The Wallace and Area Museum has a variety of amenities for visitors to enjoy. It offers visitor information services (when open), free wifi in the parking lot, an enchanting backdrop of floral gardens, an apple orchard and waterfront area perfect for picnics, and seven kilometres of walking trails. The trails vary in difficulty from the Wisqoq Trail (5 minute walk, mostly boardwalk) to the Loyalist Trail (Upturned roots, boggy patches, and the possibility of trees down across the trail) that goes over 3km to connect with the Great Trail. No bicycles or motorized equipment are allowed.
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 110 year(s) 
Trail maps are available onsite year-round. Bug spray, waterproof footwear, and bringing your own drinking water are highly recommended.
Hours Hours of operation for the Wallace and Area Museum: 
May and June: Monday to Friday, 10am - 4 pm. 
July and August: Monday to Saturday, 10am - 5pm & Sundays, 1pm - 4pm. 
September and October: Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm.  
November to April: Thursdays, 10am - 2pm.
Dates The trails are open year-round on a use at your own risk basis. They are actively maintained during the summer months (May/June to August) but not over the winter.
Accessibility The Wallace and Area Museum is fully accessible and there is also a wheel-chair available onsite for visitors with mobility issues. The trails are not recommended for wheelchairs because of upturned roots and uneven patches; however, there is a large backyard and floral gardens on the property that are fully accessible.