Kings County (Nova Scotia) Hiking (Nature) Trails

Kings County Trails Map

Click on this map for a obtain the full pdf file

Links to Trail Maps and Information:

  • Woodville Community Hiking Trails – North Mountain
    There are over 10 km of trails that lead to two look off point over the Annapolis Valley, by a small pond, a waterfalls and over many small streams. The trails are mainly in boreal forest on the top of the mountain, but three of the trails climb the mountain through hardwoods. One trail follows the base of the mountain in the Valley. The upper trails are also excellent for cross country skiing in the winter. Many loop walks are available.
    – More trails have been added with the use of this area for mountain bicycling. These trails have been mapped.
    Map of Woodville Trails including Mountain Bicycling Trails – 2009
  • Black Rock Community Hiking Trails – North Mountain
    There are four loop trails that weave through the forests and along the woods roads of the North Mountain near Canada Creek. All trails start and finish at the Black Rock Community and Recreation Centre on the Black Rock Road. Of interest is the Bay of Fundy shore trail (7.8 km) that has 2.5 km on the beaches below the cliffs overlooking the Bay. (This trail can only be hiked near low tide time.) A longer trail (8.7 km) follows Wall Street to where it crosses Murray Brook at its mouth on the Bay then follows Balsor Road before looping back through the forests to the community center. There is also a two shorter trails of 0.6 km and 4.3 km.
  • Woodland Trails as part of the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre – Acadia University – Wolfville
    This trail has entrances from the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens on Park Street and Westwood Avenue but can be entered on University Avenue or Skyway Drive also. It follows Acadia Brook up the hill across Skyway Drive. Before it can cross Rt. 101 turns west through a white spruce forest before heading back down the hill back to the Gardens. There are a couple of cross trails that can be used for a variety of loop walks. See the map for details
  • Cornwallis River Greenway
    This is part of the trails located on the old Dominion Railroad right of way. This section is in Coldbrook and Cambridge and includes a variety of highlights nearby. The Cornwallis River, of course, but also residential and business are nearby. It is restricted to hiking, walking and biking except in the winter when snowmobiles are able to use it. See the map and links on the page linked here.
  • Blomidon Provincial Park Trails
  • Wolfville Street Map
  • Rawding Ravine Trail – Wolfville
  • Acadia University Map
  • Kentville Ravine Trial Map
  • Lockhart Ryan Park Trail Map

For trail maps across the province, is a great resource. To find a route, browse the website’s map by area or look through categories/tags to find a trail that’s right for you. Categories and tags include camping, short, difficult, dog-friendly, biking, canoeing, accesible, etc. Each “trail report” includes pictures and a map that can be uploaded very easily to Google Maps on your phone. If you open it in your phone, it’ll be saved for offline use. (To find it again, go to ‘Your places’ > Maps’). 

Lake and Stillwater Access for Canoeing and Kayaking – Kings County
A Google Map Showing access routes, and parking areas for access to some back-country lakes and stillwaters on the southern uplands in Kings County… by L.Bogan