Trails

South Shore Annapolis Trail

South Shore Annapolis Trail

Location: Ox Team & Farmstead

This 122 km trail travels between the Goose Chase Road in New Germany to the Town of Bridgetown in the Annapolis Valley and Caledonia in the Region of Queens.  Access includes hikers, bicycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, skies, and horses.  Parking is available at various access points along the trail.  The trail is groomed in the winter by the Crossburn Snowmobile Club.

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Sam’s Woodland Tours

Sam’s Woodland Tours

Location: Ox Team & Farmstead

Sam’s Woodland Tours is located on a family owned woodlot in Upper Branch, Nova Scotia.  The tour takes place on one of two trails that wind their way through a mixed forest setting that is home to a healthy bird and mammal population.

Tours “By Appointment Only

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Rissers Beach

Rissers Beach

Location: Beaches & Artisans

Whether you want to swim, search for sea shells, or just spend the day relaxing in the sun, Rissers Beach Provincial Park offers every kind of recreational opportunity available at the seaside.

Some of the features of the park include a kilometre long white sand beach and Interpretation Centre and boardwalk along an inland marsh.

Directions to Risser’s Beach are scenic.  From the Town of Bridgewater follow King Street South which is Route 331 for 25 minutes.  You will be following the beautiful LaHave River the whole way.  There are many artisans and the LaHave Bakery to stop and visit.  Enjoy!

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Miller Point Peace Park

Miller Point Peace Park

Location: Coves & Inlets

Located just off Hwy 3 in Dayspring, this is a 3km. looping trail system with interpretive stations, picnic tables, benches and outdoor washroom facilities. Trails are level, smooth and wide with plenty of parking available at the park entrance. Beautiful views of the LaHave River are an attractive feature of this trail system. Use of these trails is limited to hikers, bicycles and skiers.

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LaHave River Trail

LaHave River Trail

Location: Ox Team & Farmstead

This trail will re-create a trail link between the Town of Bridgewater and the South Shore Annapolis Valley Trail in New Germany.  Currently, there is 3 km under construction along Wentzell Lake.  Parking is available at the Southwest end of the trail.  When completed, access will include hikers, bicycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, skies, and horses.

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Festivals and Events

October 25

Family Pumpkin party at Parkdale Maplewood

DateOctober 26th, 2014

Location Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

Category Kid Friendly Outdoor Activity

20th Annual Bridal Show

DateOctober 26th, 2014

Location Town of Bridgewater

Category Culture

Paranormal Evening

DateOctober 27th, 2014

Location Chester

Category Culture Heritage

Ghost Stories

DateOctober 30th, 2014

Location Town of Bridgewater

Category Kid Friendly

New Germany Health & Wellness Expo

DateOctober 30th, 2014

Location Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

Category Food

Family Ghostly Evening

DateOctober 30th, 2014

Location Town of Bridgewater

Category Kid Friendly

Remembrance Day Theme tour of Brookside Cemetery

DateNovember 01st, 2014

Location Town of Bridgewater

Category Heritage Outdoor Activity

Municipal Christmas Celebration and Tree Lighting

DateNovember 01st, 2014

Location Town of Bridgewater

Category Kid Friendly Food and Music Outdoor Activity