Fall day-trip to Keji with Parkbus
Saturday, September 24
***SOLD OUT! There is a
. Note that this trip to Keji as a pilot program is a one-time offer.***
Parks Canada is thrilled to partner with Parkbus and
Whynot Adventure - the Keji Outfitters, to provide an all-inclusive escape to the great outdoors this Saturday for one day only. Hop onto Parkbus and visit Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site and spend the day hiking, canoeing and/or biking.
All-inclusive packages include either transportation and park entry for $27.60 per person, or transportation, park entry and canoe or bike rental for $44.85 per person.
Visit www.parkbus.ca/halifax for all the details and booking - book soon as space is limited. Two locations available for pick up and return - Moutain Equipment Coop, Halifax and Dalhousie Arts Centre, Halifax.
Acadia First Nation Mi’kmaw Cultural Experience Program
August 24 to September 23
Connect with Mi'kmaw Culture is presented by Acadia First Nation in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. Enjoy a two-hour adventure exploring cultural landscapes, natural wonders and archaeological discoveries creating a powerful story of the Mi'kmaq people in Nova Scotia. Join us on a journey through 10,000 years of the Mi'kmaq people.
Offered every Friday from 2 pm to 4 pm, August 24 to September 23, 2016. This program is FREE with regular park entry fee.
For more information, call the Visitor Centre at 902-682-2772 or click here.
Kejimkujik Sleeping Forest Night Hike
Reawaken yourself to the Spirits of nature during a unique experience into the heart of Keji's ancient hemlock forest. During this nighttime journey, you will meet the Old Souls of the forest. A late night snack will feature the taste of an autumn stew, along with wild teas, elixirs, and “local spirits”, to help you focus your mind on the timeless wisdom of nature and gain insight about your own path in the world.
Limit of 25 places. This is a licenced event, participants must be 19 years and older. The cost is $44.00 per person (taxes included) plus the park entry fee.
Contact the Kejimkujik Visitor Centre to reserve your place – 902-682-2772. When you register, you will be contacted with further details. Hike start at 7 pm.
Enjoy Fall Camping at Keji until October 30th!
For those interested in fall camping, there will be backcountry camping and front country camping available in Jeremy's Bay Campground in the Lower Meadow Loop until October 30.
The yurt, cabins and some oTENTiks are open until October 10 only.
Reservations are available online at www.reservation.parkscanada.gc.ca, or call 1-877-737-3783.
Savour the trail
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - SOLD OUT!
***Waiting list available. Email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org .***
A Feast for the Senses! Take advantage of the fall to enjoy our trails while discovering unique flavours cooked and served up in the great outdoors. Taste a variety of nature-inspired and locally sourced recipes prepared by Nova Scotia Community College Arts Students and other partners. Sample regional beers and wines and other beverages provided by local artisans. This culinary experience features the beautiful Fall scenery of Mersey River, along a 3 km walking trail.
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Time: Starts at noon with departures every 10 minutes as time slots fill up.
Location: Meet at Mill Falls Shelter
Cost: $32.80 (tax included) plus Parks Canada Entry Fee
This event is for ages 19 and older. For information call the Visitor centre at 902-682-2772.
This event is made possible with the support of local suppliers including, Wile’s Lake Farm Market, Boxing Rock Brewery, Ironworks Distillery, Bulwark Nova Scotia Craft Cider, Annapolis Highland Vineyards, Newfoundland Chocolate Company, Union Street, Still Fired Distillery, Just Us Coffee and Van Dyk’s.
Savour the Trail starts on the Mill Falls Trail and continues on the Beech Grove Trail. The terrain is relatively flat with a few hills, and each tour is expected to take approximately 90 minutes. Note that there are no washrooms on the trail. The washrooms are located at Mill Falls Shelter and at the Visitor Centre.
Due to the nature of this event, we ask you to please leave dogs at home. We recommend that you bring a good pair of walking shoes, a bottle of water, a camera, some warm layers, and your appetite!
This is a rain or shine event. Please dress accordingly.
Things to try at Kejimkujik!
Mersey Stillwater Paddle - Climb aboard our 10-person Voyageur canoe for a guided tour. Enjoy the tranquility as you dip your paddle into the still waters and listen to captivating stories of this special place.
Dark Sky Kits - Stargazing at Keji just got a whole lot easier to interpret. Ask for yours at the Visitor Centre then find your spot and explore!