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Five Islands Provincial Park: Estuary Trail

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
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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.
Special Information
Tags Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails
Categories - General Hiking Trails ; Provincial/Territorial Parks