|Record #: COT0054||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 an old logging road through forests of maple, birch, beech and white spruce. The trail ascends Economy Mountain to an elevation of 213 metres.
The length of this trail is a 3.4 km loop.
The trail is composed of old woods road, wet sections, steep, some roots, and has a moderate difficulty rating.
Permitted use of the trail includes hiking and cross-country skiing (not groomed).
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 first parking area at gate, the trail starts on south side of road; 2.5 km to trail access just past park administration building, trail starts on west side of road.
Other trails in the park include the Estuary Trail and the Red Head Trail.
|Tags||Active Living ; Fall Fun ; Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails ; Walking|
|Categories - General||Hiking Trails ; Provincial/Territorial Parks|