Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
Temporary closures and continued full fire ban
All trails are closed until further notice to reduce the risk of wildfires. Updates will be provided as information changes.
The backcountry at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is closed until further notice, effective immediately. Backcountry reservations up to and including Monday, June 5, will automatically be cancelled and fully refunded. No action is required by reservation holders.
A full fire ban continues for Jeremy’s Bay Campground and all front-country areas of the park. No open fires are permitted, including charcoal BBQs. The fire ban will be in effect until further notice.
No bridge at Jakes Landing
Please note: The Jakes Landing floating bridge will not be in place for the 2023 season.
There is no trail connection between Jeremy’s Bay Campground and Jakes Landing to Merrymakedge and beyond.
Kids voted biking as their “favourite thing to do in Kejimkujik”! Biking is a great way for all age groups to explore Kejimkujik!
Bring your own bikes and helmets.
- Frontcountry trails
- Trail descriptions
- Backcountry trails
- No biking at Kejimkujik Seaside
- Biking rules
Current advisories, warnings, and closures Visitor safety Prepare for your activity with AdventureSmart
|1 Mill Falls||Easy||2 km (return)||Linear|
|2 Beech Grove||Moderate||2.2 km||Loop|
|3 Flowing Waters||Easy||1 km||Loop|
|9 Peter Point||Easy||1.9 km (one way)||Linear|
|10 Mersey River||Easy||3.3 km (one way)||Linear|
|11a Slapfoot||Easy||3.7 km (one way)||Linear|
|11b Slapfoot||Easy||2.7 km (one way)||Linear|
|12 Ukme'k||Moderate||6.3 km (one way)||Linear|
Map of backcountry trail system
There is one portion of the backcountry trail system that is open to bicycles. You can ride in the southern part of the park, following the Peskowesk road as far as site 41 at Lucifee Brook. There is parking at the Eel Weir.
Biking is not permitted on other backcountry trails.
Be aware that the Fire Tower Road is closed until further notice.
No biking at Kejimkujik Seaside
The trails at the Seaside are for hiking only.
- Stay on the gravel bike trails.
- In Nova Scotia, cyclists must wear a bicycle helmet. It’s the law.
- Maintain a safe speed.
- Give hikers the right of way.
- Pay attention in the campground where there is a lot of traffic.
- Be aware that you are quick and quiet on a bike and could easily startle wild animals.
- Activities and experiences at Kejimkujik National Park...
- Fall, winter, and spring at Kejimkujik
- Calendar of events
- The Coastie Initiative
- Canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP)
- Parks Canada red chairs
- Explore the dark sky
- Tours and programs
- Learn-to Camp in Halifax
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