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Slapfoot Trail - Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

You can start from Meadow Beach, various points in Jeremys Bay campground, or Jim Charles Point. Join the Mersey trail or the trail to Merrymakedge. The views of the lakeshore change with the season and the weather. Every turn brings something new. This is a busy multi-use trail so watch for bikers.
Trailhead: Trail is located between the Jeremys Bay Campground and the Kejimkujik Lake. Significant Feature: Explore Kedge, Meadow and Slapfoot beaches and the shoreline of Kejimkujik Lake Length: 3.2 km (2 miles) one way Hiking Time: 45 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
• Mountain bikes are permitted only where indicated, for public safety and protection of the environment
• Stay on designated paths and boardwalks to protect fragile vegetation


Activities: Birding • Cycling • 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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Slapfoot Trail - Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

3005 Main Parkway
Maitland Bridge, NS

Oct to May no visitor services; no winter maintenance.

Phone: 902-682-2772

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

Distance: 3.2
Duration: 0.8 hours