GENERAL INFORMATION Name: Kentville Ravine Trail County: Kings Ownership: Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada Trail Length: 4.3 Season: Year round EMERGENCY INFORMATION Emergency: 911 Special: The nearest phone is down the hill from the upper parking at the washrooms. DIRECTIONS Take exit 12 to Kentville off highway 101. Turn left at the lights towards Kentville. Continue for about 4 minutes. Signs on the left. The trail is located at the Kentville Agriculture Centre on highway #1 in Kentville. The lower parking lot is beside the sign. To reach the upper parking area follow the main driveway to its end. ACTIVITIES Walking: Y Hiking: Y Mountain Biking: N XCountry Ski: N ATV: N Horse: N Snowmobile: N Coastal: N Loop: N Wheelchair: N Wheelchair Assisted: Y DESCRIPTION The Kentville Ravine Trail is also known locally as the Kentville Research Station. The trail will take about 2 hours to complete and offers a great opportunity to see some large old growth Hemlock trees. The ravine is home to a variety of wildlife. Look for bullfrogs and tadpoles along the water's edge. The trail travels through the ravine with high walls on either side of your route. Take time to explore the brook along the trail. This lush area is perfect for a variety of ferns and mosses. There is fresh water available at the site along with a pay phone, a picnic area, and flush toilets. Kentville and New Minas are located nearby offering restaurants, lodging, and shopping.
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