|Record #: COT0053||Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019||Last Full Update: 31 Jan 2018|
|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 Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division: 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.
This 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.
The trail has two loops, with a total length of 3.1 km.
It is composed of built tread, slight grade, some structures and has a rating of "easy".
Permitted use of the trail includes hiking.
Access to the trail can be found at Route 2 to Five Islands Provincial Park. South onto Bentley Branch Road (park road). 1 km to parking area at gate, trail starts on north side of road; 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.
|Tags||Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails|
|Categories - General||Hiking Trails ; Provincial/Territorial Parks|