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Six Mile Brook Trail

Cape to Cape Trail

Located In Six Mile Brook
Where To Find Us
Grant Rd
Millsville, NS
Areas Served Pictou County
Phone (902) 485-5404
Contact Cape to Cape Trail Association
Description & Services
Information Follow in the footsteps of the Highland settlers who used this route alongside the Six Mile Brook to travel to their homesteads on Dalhousie Mountain. You will find the names of these hardy pioneers inscribed on the gravestones in the Willis Cemetery at the end of the trail. 
Use: Walking, Hiking 
Length: 5 km 
Time: 3+ hours 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: Haynes: 4, AVA: 3C - 4D 
Availability: Open 24/7, year round 
Nearest community: 27 minutes to Pictou by car 
The trail access point is in Millsville on the Grant Road. 
For a playlist of drone footage from this park, click here. 
Check out the interactive map below for trails, photos, videos, and more! 
Trail or Water Route Map Mobile Download 
GPS Download 
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Highland Connect ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Trails
Categories - General Hiking Trails