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Arisaig Provincial Park & Trails

Location
Located Within Arisaig
Where To Find Us
5704 Hwy 245
Arisaig, NS
Areas Served Antigonish County
Contact
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Website parks.novascotia.ca/content/arisaig
E-Mail parkinfo@gov.ns.ca
Phone 902-662-3030
Contact Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Office
Description & Services
Information Arisaig Provincial Park overlooking the warm waters of the Northumberland 
Strait offers a fascinating window to life on Earth some 443 to 417 million years ago. 
 
One of North America‚Äôs most continuously exposed sections of Silurian rock, representing 4 million years of earth history, is found here. These sedimentary rocks are rich in fossils and features that have helped geologists interpret the ancient environment of this area. 
 
Use: Walking, Hiking 
Length: 1.6 km 
Type: Loop 
Click here for a Brochure of the Arisaig Provincial Park & Trails 
Difficulty: Not yet rated 
Availability: Open 24/7, year round 
Nearest community: 27 minutes to Antigonish by car 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -62.166498 
Latitude: 45.754601
Special Information
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