On October 19th starting at 11am, there will be a guided hike along the Red Island Trail, followed by a cookout at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort, along the Cabot Trail. This event taking place during the Celtic Colours International Festival supports the Good Health Festival Society, which raises money for Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia.
Suggested donation for guided hike and cookout is just $15. Please call us at 1-866-929-2584 to book your spot. Or click here to book online.
Beginning hikers to intermediate can do this walk along the Barrachois River to the Red Island Beach and back along a loop to MacDonald’s Pond.
Chanterelle mushrooms are often found along the Red Island Trail.
Red Island Beach is on St. Ann’s Bay with a good view of Kelly’s Mountain and the Bird Islands in the distance.
And MacDonald Pond is breathtaking during fall with frequenty sightings of Blue Heron, ducks and the occasional moose before returning to the forest and the loop back to the beginning of the Red Island Trail.
Back at Cabot Shores will be a cookout/bonfire with some vegetables just of the garden and roasted over the fire, hamburgers and sausage, veggie burghers and toasted marshmellows or smores for dessert.
Call 902 929 2584 for reservations or book online.