|Record #: ACO0068||Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019||Last Full Update: 14 Oct 2017|
|Where To Find Us||
5704 Hwy 245
|Areas Served||Antigonish County|
|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’s 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
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
|Tags||Active Living ; All Things Trails ; Annapolis Valley Connect ; Beaches ; Cross Country Skiing ; Fall Fun ; Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Highland Connect ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Park ; Picnic Grounds ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Snowshoeing ; South Shore Connect ; Trails ; Walking|