Follow the lazy Mersey River and stop to rest where it meets gnarled tree roots. Cross the bog on the boardwalk, returning to the rippling river and then on to an old sweet-fern lined logging road.
Trailhead: Departs from Big Dam Road Significant Feature: Explore wetlands and streams on the edge of the Mersey River Length: 1 km (0.6 miles) loop Hiking Time: 15 minutes
The trails at Kejimkujik showcase an incredible variety of habitats, scenery and places of cultural and historical significance. Visitor services at Kejimkujik are available from mid-May until mid-October. Please visit www.parkscanada.gc.ca/keji for maps and information on visitor safety and visitor services.
Be responsible for your safety:
• Ensure that dogs are kept leashed and do not approach, disturb or feed wild animals
• Take along appropriate clothing and carry water with you, especially for longer trails, climbs or open barrens
• Bring insect repellent as black flies and mosquitoes are common all summer
• Stay on boardwalks and designated paths to protect fragile vegetation
Activities: Birding • Hiking
Cell Service: Full
Core Experience: Outdoor Adventure
Government Level: National
Pets Policy: Leashed
Trail Surface: Natural
Trail Type: Day Use
Directions: Park located off Rte 8, between Annapolis Royal and Liverpool.