Stan O'Brien Interpretive Trail

Goose Creek Marsh Hiking Trail

Record #: ARG0007
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 20 Jul 2017


Located In Roberts Island
Where To Find Us
Roberts Island, NS
Areas Served Yarmouth County


Phone 902-648-3379
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. 
Services: None.  
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

Special Information

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