This trail starts with a floating bridge across the Mersey River and makes a wide circle up and over a drumlin hill. Drumlins are steep on one side and gently sloping on the other. The top of this drumlin is clothed in beeches, bright green and full of warblers in the spring, soft brown and loaded with beechnuts in the fall.
Trailhead: Departs from Kejimkujik Visitor Centre
Significant Feature: Hike a glacial drumlin situated at the edge of the Mersey River and capped with a grove of beech trees
Length: 2.2 km (1.4 miles) loop
Hiking Time: 30 minutes
The trails at Kejimkujik (Maitland Bridge, NS) and at Kejimkujik Seaside (Port Joli, NS) 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 entry passes, visitor safety and visitor services.
For your comfort and safety:
- Ensure that dogs are kept leashed and do not approach, disturb or feed wild animals
- Take along appropriate clothing - rapid weather changes often occur, especially at Kejimkujik Seaside
- 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 boardwalks to protect fragile vegetation