Over 7 km of scenic nature trails

Cape Jourimain trail map

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Lighthouse Trail

Cape Jourimain's historic lighthouse awaits you at the end of this short loop. Enjoy magnificent coastal views as you meander through old field and spruce forest. On the way back, you will follow an old road that served as the original route to the lighthouse.


Distance: 2 km loop

Time: 45 minutes

Habitat: Forest, Coast, Old field

Gunning Trail

Gunning Trail takes you on a winding trek along Jourimain's western coast, where you will enjoy spectacular views of the Northumberland Strait while passing through old field and spruce forest. At the end is an observation deck overlooking Cape Jourimain’s brackish marsh. 


Distance: 2 km return trip

Time: 45 minutes

Habitat: Forest, Coast, Old field

Trenholm Trail

Closed until further notice!

A longer trail through the heart of  Cape Jourimain National Wildlife Area, offering scenic views of the sprawling salt marshes. Weave your way through dense forest while paying attention for old farming equipment hidden in the underbrush. 

Please note, the trailhead is a 1.2 km walk from the parking lot.


Distance: 3 km loop

Time: 2 hours

Habitat: Forest, Wetland

Be Prepared!


Trails are open year-round, but are not maintained from October to May.