Araisag Provincial Park Trail

Araisag Provincial Park Trail near Antigonish, NS


This trail was given a rating of 2 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 2 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 2 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 2 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 2 out of 5 stars
1 km
2hours
easy
Hiking
Summer, Fall, Spring
Antigonish, NS
User Belgrath
The Arisaig Provincial Park trail provides an nice easy trail for hiking and can be found in community of Arisaig, some 27Km from Antigonish.

An interpretive kiosk, trails, and picnic area help ensure an interesting and enjoyable experience. The sea cliffs provide warrant some additional time since this site provides a window to life on Earth some 400 million years ago. The rocks of Arisaig Provincial Park represent a continuous record of conditions in a shallow, storm-frequented sea from the Late Ordovician period (448 million years) through the entire Silurian to the Early Devonian (401 million years). They also highlight the differences between northern and southern Nova Scotia.

Additional details can be found here:
http://arisaigns.com/provincial-park/

Brochures and Intrepretive info can be found at these links as well:
http://www.novascotiaparks.ca/brochures/ArisaigTrails.pdf
http://www.novascotiaparks.ca/brochures/Arisaig08.pdf

Directions:

Located near the community of Arisaig, 27 km (17 miles) north of Antigonish and 57 km (36 miles) northeast of New Glasgow on Route 245.

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