Stan O'Brien Interpretive Trail
Goose Creek Marsh Hiking Trail
|Located In||Roberts Island|
|Where To Find Us||
Roberts Island, NS
|Areas Served||Yarmouth County|
|Mailing Address||c/o Argyle Recreation Department - Département des loisirs d'Argyle
27 Courthouse Rd
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Description & Services
From Town take Hwy 103 to exit 32A, turn R onto Hwy 3, after 0.8km turn L onto Robert's Island Road, after 0.8 km turn R to Parking.
Starting Point: Entrance at Parking.
This 1.5-km (1-mi.) interpretive trail leads through the Goose Creek Marsh wetlands management area.
Time: 20 mins.
Description: Linear and loop.
Attractions: Forest and wetland.
The wetlands include an area of dykelands constructed by Acadian settlers in the late 1800s.
Here birdwatchers may glimpse herons, osprey, geese, kingfishers, and several species of ducks.
GPS: Lat: 43°47.3184, Lon: -65°53.16558