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French Basin Trail

Record #: ARR0037
Last Modified: 06 May 2020
Last Full Update: 06 May 2020


Located In Annapolis Royal
Where To Find Us
Prince Albert Rd
Annapolis Royal, NS
Areas Served Annapolis Valley Region


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Phone 902-955-1205

Description & Services

Trail Activities Walking ; Bird Watching ; Nature Viewing ; Dog Walking (on leash)
Trail Attributes Loop Trail ; Groomed Trail ; Wheelchair Access (Partial) ; Scenic View ; Interpretive Signage
Facilities At Start/End/Along Trail Bicycle Rack ; Bicycle Repair ; Parking Available
Facilities Near Trail Parking Available
Trail Rating Very little hill or stair climbing Well-groomed trails with very little more difficult terrain Wilderness/Nature Urban/Town
Located in Annapolis Royal, the French Basin Trail is a 45-minute walk around a Ducks Unlimited wetland. 
The well-maintained gravel trail around the marshland leads into the Rail Trail that goes East or West as far as your feet will take you. 
Keep an eye out for several species of ducks, geese, a family of muskrats, and much more. 
The French Basin Trail is 1.2 km and is great for walking/hiking, snow shoeing and mountain biking. 
Hours Dawn - Dusk
Dates All Year.
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