Record #: MCK0538
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2022
Last Full Update: 11 Jan 2022


Located In New Minas
Where To Find Us
Lockhart Ryan Memorial Park
1390 Bridge St
Kingston, NS
Canada B0P 1R0
Areas Served Annapolis Valley Region ; Kings County (NS) ; New Minas


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Contact Dr Alan Warner, Earth Adventures; Phone: 9023856153; Email:

Description & Services

Trail Rating Easy
Information Looking for a fun, outdoor adventure to complete with family and friends in Lockhart Ryan Memorial Park? Try “The Nature Olympics” to test your skills at the Nature Games! The step-by-step instructions for this 1.1 km trail adventure can be downloaded at The approximate time to complete the adventure is 1 hour and 10 minutes.  
Directions: Coming from Halifax and the east of Nova Scotia, take Highway 101 west to the Annapolis Valley. Take Exit 11 and turn right at the bottom of the off-ramp towards Greenwich/Port Williams. Drive 400m to the light and turn left onto the Number 1 Hwy towards New Minas. Drive 4.2 km and pull into the Lockhart Ryan Park driveway at right, just past the New Minus Baptist Church sign. Park in the second parking lot to the right close to the ball fields. Start at the edge of the trees opposite the ball field hill. 
Kings Transit provides bus drop off on Commercial Street near the park entrance for those coming from other towns in Kings County. 
Length of trail: 1.1 km (return) 
About the trail: The Lockhart Ryan Memorial Park is a multi-sports park that is also used for special events. The wooded trails are on the outskirts of the main sports park and can be accessed at many locations. The Harvest Moon Rail trail that runs through the Annapolis Valley is accessible at the north end of the park. Although most trails on this adventure are flat and easy walking, there are a couple paths that require a short climb.
Trail or Water Route Map Map available at:
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
About Earth Adventures: 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!

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