Return from the Apocalypse: A Chute Park Adventure
|Public Bulletin||Go to earthadventures.ca for free and family-friendly themed adventures for over 30 trails in the Halifax region and Kings Counties! Check our website (earthadventures.ca) and our social media (@earthadventuresNS) for regular updates.|
|Where To Find Us||
149.5 Orchard St
Canada B0P 1E0
|Areas Served||Annapolis Valley Region|
Description & Services
|Information||Directions: Coming from the east, take Exit 15 on the 101 highway and turn left off the ramp towards Berwick. Go through the set of lights on Commercial Street and take the 4th road on the right called Orchard Street. Drive 300 m, passing the West Kings Memorial Health Centre, and turn into Chute Park on the left. Kings Transit stops on Commercial Streets.
Length of trail: 1 km return
Approximate time: 1.5 hours
About the Adventure: This trail is situated in a unique, former sand mining area around a bike skills park. It often meanders off a groomed gravel trail, requiring you to have good sturdy foot wear. Be aware that there may be mountain bikers zooming around the bike park. The adventure requires some climbing up sandy slopes so wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. Be sure you have sunscreen; This can be a hot, sunny place without much shade on warmer days.
Earth Adventures is an exciting new website and phone app (earthadventures.ca) that provides easy-to-follow instructions for self-guided activities for families and small youth groups on 30 short trails in some of the most popular and beautiful locales in Halifax and Kings Counties. Perfect for outdoor adventures with friends and family!
|Accessibility||This trail may not be well suited to strollers or wheelchairs due to the fact that it often meanders off the groomed, gravel trail. The adventure requires some climbing up sandy slopes.|