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Gold Mines Trail - Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

The signs and exhibits on this trail tell the story of gold mining long before there was a park here. Relics demonstrate where and how the gold was mined, and local miners’ stories bring it all to life. The promise of gold is in the air!
Trailhead: Located off the Eel Weir Road Significant Feature: Discover the remnants of old gold mining pits and learn the story of gold mining in the Kejimkujik region. Length: 3 km (1.7 miles) return Hiking Time: 30 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

Details

Activities: Birding • Hiking

Cell Service: Full

Core Experience: Outdoor Adventure

Features: Multilingual

Government Level: National

Pets Policy: Leashed

Trail Surface: Natural

Trail Type: Day Use

Other Info

Directions: Park located off Rte 8, between Annapolis Royal and Liverpool.

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Gold Mines Trail - Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

3005 Main Parkway
Maitland Bridge, NS

Hours:
Oct to May no visitor services; no winter maintenance.


Phone: 902-682-2772

Website: http://www.parkscanada.gc.ca/keji

Distance: 3
Duration: 0.5 hours