Slapfoot Trail – Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Months of Operation

May 17 - October 14

Hours Of Operation

Oct to May no visitor services; no winter maintenance. 


3005 Main Parkway, Maitland Bridge, Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley


T: 902-682-2772

T: 888-773-8888



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 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

More Details

Facilities / Services

Bilingual/Multilingual staff available

Detailed Information

Trail length: 3.20 km / 0.80 hrs
Trail type: Day-use trail
Trail surface: Natural
Activities: Birding & wildlife, Cycling, Hiking

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