Frog Pond

Record #: RNS0083
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2021
Last Full Update: 14 Oct 2021


Located In Armdale (Mainland Halifax)
Where To Find Us
Frog Pond Park
Purcells Cove Rd
Armdale (Mainland Halifax), NS
Areas Served Halifax Regional Municipality


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Description & Services

Trail Rating Easy
Information Directions: From the Armdale Rotary, take Herring Cove Road and turn left onto Purcell’s Cove Road. Go 2.2 km and turn left into a paved parking lot just before the Frog Pond. The smooth gravel trail starts at the back of the parking lot and circles the pond. It makes for a pleasant forest stroll. For bus routes to the Frog Pond, insert “Frog Pond, Purcells Cove Rd, Halifax”.  
Length of trail: 1.4 km return  
Approximate time: 2 hours, 15 minutes 
About the trail: This is a pleasant forest stroll along a gravel/cinder trail that circles the pond. 
This trail is partially accessible. The surface is fine for wheelchairs and strollers generally, however, there are some short steeper sections and some short sections where the trail is eroded and/or there are rocks that need to be negotiated. Strollers are manageable, wheelchair accessibility would depend on the people, equipment and group.  
Looking for a fun, outdoor adventure to complete with family and friends in Frog Pond Park? Try “The Black Duck Mystery” to discover the black duck's secret of survival in winter. The step-by-step instructions for this 1.4 km trail adventure can be downloaded at Approximate time to complete the adventure is 2 hours and 15 minutes. 
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!
Trail or Water Route Map Trail map available at
Accessibility Accessible for strollers and wheelchairs

Special Information

Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Recreation Categories