Balancing Rock Trail

Months of Operation

May 19 - October 31


Highway 217 (near #2652), Tiverton, Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley




Well-groomed 2.5-km trail and 235-step staircase lead to a platform with view of St. Mary's Bay and the Balancing Rock; interpretive panels, rest areas, picnic tables. 

Called "Nature's Time Post", the Balancing Rock is a narrow vertical column of basalt, balanced on its tip; the most-photographed of Long Island's striking basalt formations.

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Facilities / Services

Ocean view
Picnic tables

Detailed Information

Trail length: 2.50 km / 1.00 hrs
Trail type: Day-use trail
Trail surface: Gravel, Natural
Activities: Birding & wildlife, Hiking