Snake Lake Trail - Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Months of Operation

May 17 - October 14


Maitland Bridge, Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley


T: 902-682-2772



Variety is the name of the game at Snake Lake. You can walk this figure eight trail a different way each time; hardwoods, softwoods, wetlands and the lakeshore are each home to different birds and animals. 

Trailhead: Located off the Eel Weir Road
Significant Feature: A great rolling trail which provides opportunities to explore tranquil forests, wetlands and lakeshores
Length: 3 km (1.7 miles) return 
Hiking Time: 40 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 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

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Detailed Information

Activities: Hiking

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