Norm Green, William Moreira, Tom Sheppard,

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ISBN: 9781551095356


  Author:   Norm Green, William Moreira, Tom Sheppard,  
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

This guide to Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site contains the information needed by visitors planning to camp, hike, swim, paddle a canoe, picnic, fish, ski, snowshoe, do research, watch birds, take photographs, or commune with nature. The guide covers services available in the park, from daily programs offered by interpreters to rentals of canoes, kayaks and bicycles. It provides information on trails and portages, with directions and distances, and describes the front and backcountry sites that can be reserved by campers. It explains how to go about reserving a site and how to get the most out of a camping experience.

The guide also describes the natural world of Kejimkujik, a wilderness park encompassing some of the finest unspoiled beauty in south western Nova Scotia. Readers will find sections on the plants, birds, and animals that make Kejimkujik special. Included are descriptions of the cultural history of the park, plus information about the Mi’kmaw people, whose ancestors were the area’s early inhabitants. There is a section on the Seaside Adjunct, the coastal portion of Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, located on the South Shore. As well, the guide contains charts and maps that will help visitors plan their stay.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781551095356
Item NB0671
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published on July 13 2005
Language eng
Pages 122
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.75(in)
Shipping weight175(g)
Tom Sheppard grew up in Wolfville and graduated from Acadia University. He taught political science at Acadia, had a career as school administrator, and currently is a writer. He and his wife live in Caledonia, Nova Scotia, near Kejimkujik National Park.