Gibbet Hill trail
Signal Hill National Historic Site
The shortest of the Signal Hill trails, hikers return from the summit along the same route.
In the 1700s, Gibbet Hill was the site of a wooden scaffold ("Gibbet") where the bodies of executed criminals were hung on display. Later, Wallace's Battery was built on the hill to cover Signal Hill Road in case of enemy attack.
Level of Difficulty : Moderate
Length and Distance :1 km round trip
Time : 20 mins
Location : Trail head is located at the Tattoo Performance Field to the right of the Visitor Information Centre
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