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Nukumi & Fire– A Mi'kmaw Legend: A Glooscap First Nation Adventure

Public Bulletin Go to for free and family-friendly themed adventures for over 30 trails in the Halifax region and Kings Counties! Check our website ( and our social media (@earthadventuresNS) for regular updates.
Located In Hantsport
Where To Find Us
159 Smith Rd
Hantsport, NS
Areas Served Annapolis Valley Region ; Glooscap First Nation / Pesikitk' ; Hantsport
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Contact Earth Adventures
Description & Services
Information Directions: Take Highway 101 to exit 8a (Ben Jackson Road). Take the exit and turn toward the gas station side of the highway. Enter the traffic circle and take the third exit (Sweetgrass Road). Pass the gas station and continue 2.1 km to a stop sign (Sweetgrass Road merges onto Ben Jackson Road). Turn right at the stop sign onto Bishopville Rd. Go 2.9 km and turn right onto Smith Rd. just before a convenience store. Go about 900 m until you come to the Band Office and Health Centre. Park in the lot to your right and the trail starts from the side of the parking lot at the sign, “Glooscap First Nation Nature Trail.” 
Length of trail: 2.6 km 
Approximate time: 2 hours 
Trail Information: This is a relatively level path through and attractive mixed forest with diverse and interesting trees, plants and berries. Currently there are numbers of trees down from recent storms in several places that must be climbed through or detoured around, making the trail more challenging than it would be otherwise. Make sure you are prepared to take on these challenges if you venture here now. A clean up is planned but not yet accomplished. 
Earth Adventures is an exciting new website and phone app ( that provides easy-to-follow instructions for self-guided activities for families and small youth groups on 30 short trails in some of the most popular and beautiful locales in Halifax and Kings Counties. Perfect for outdoor adventures with friends and family!
Trail or Water Route Map Map available at
Accessibility This trail is not accessible for wheelchairs or strollers
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Recreation Categories