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ABOUT MUSQUODOBOIT VALLEY
THINGS TO DO
Dean Maple Syrup Festival
Halifax County Exhibition
50 Mile Yard Sale
Kirk Logan Fiddling Contest
Rally in the Valley
Christmas Festival of Trees
Christmas Festival of Crafts
ARTS AND CULTURE
HISTORIC SITES AND MUSEUMS
REST AND RELAXATION
THINGS TO DO FOR FREE!
AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRY
Sometimes a person just needs to get a way from it all. There’s no better place to lose your stress than in Musquodoboit Valley. People here remember simpler times. Their relaxed attitude allows them to enjoy the little things in life that bring the greatest joy.
Meagher’s Grant Pocket Park
– Located alongside the Meagher’s Grant Fire Hall: includes an
asphalt tennis court, playground equipment and picnic tables.
Elderbank Pocket Park - A river access point for canoeing the lower Musquodoboit River. Parking, picnic tables. 29 km (18 mi) north of Musquodoboit Harbour.
Moose River Gold Mines - Located in one of Nova Scotia's earliest gold mining regions, the park marks the site of the 1936 Moose River Mine Disaster. Three men were trapped in the collapse. Their rescue story was widely chronicled in the media carried by over 700 radio stations across Canada, the US and England. Download the brochure for more info.
CornerStone Park – Located in Middle Musquodoboit on Route 224. This pocket park features a variety of shrubs and flowers maintained by the Musquodoboit Valley Weeders Garden Club and Musquodoboit Valley Tourism Association.
Upper Musquodoboit Wooden Playground – Located in Upper Musquodoboit: Ample space to pull over and take a well-deserved break from it all.
Musquodoboit Valley River Park -
On Route 224, 42 km (26 mi) north of Route 7. Located in a field
bordering the Musquodoboit River. Tables are scattered throughout
the area; many are shaded by large hardwoods. Good access point for
canoeing or kayaking.
Country Church Suppers
Enjoy one of the many church suppers offered throughout the year. There are no strangers at the dining tables - only friends you haven’t yet met!
Visit MusquodoboitValley.ca Facebook for a schedule of upcoming delicious feasts in Musquodoboit Valley.
Nowhere in Musquodoboit Valley will you hear background noises of city traffic, sirens or experience the hustle and bustle that goes along with life in large urban centres. Instead, you’ll have the chance to listen to robins and chick-a-dees greet each day. Periodically, throughout the year, arranged bird-watching excursions are available.
Take in a Theatre Show
River and Lakes for Canoeing / Kayaking
Where to Access the Musquodoboit River
When you come to Musquodoboit Valley, be sure to bring the kids along. In Elderbank there is a boat launch, a green space with plenty of room to play games of chase, and a tennis court that includes basketball nets to enjoy. You are encourage to take time to have a bite to eat from your picnic basket and explore the banks of the Musquodoboit River.
No matter what time of year you visit Musquodoboit Valley, the scenery is breathtaking. Consult our Google map for scenic roadways throughout our Valley.
It’s understandable why the early Irish and Scottish settlers chose this place as their new home. Reminiscent of what they left behind in the old country, the familiar landscape assured them of a happy and prosperous future.
Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit
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