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Fundy Footpath

Van Horne Trail

Return to Saint Andrews


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Van Horne Trail

Quick Facts

Difficulty wheelchair
Trail Type linear
Distance 2.1 km
Estimated Time 1 hr 15 mins return
Surface Type paved, gravel
Elevation Change 6 meters
Features coastal views
Trail Markers none but easy to follow
Scenary Rating beautiful
Maintenance Rating well maintained
Cell Reception strong
Dog Friendly on a leash
Fees none
GPS File available on request



There is space to park along Water Street near Langmaid Park. The trail can be accessed on the other side of the road. There are also several access points near the back of the campground.

Water Street loops around the point and where it crosses the trail once again there is a small park that provides parking. The last access point to the trail is where the trail crosses Salt Marsh Road. To get to Salt Marsh Road continue on Water Street and take the first right.


The trail starts near the end of Water Street (main street in Saint Andrews) across from Langmaid Park. The trail is wide and paved. The trail runs across the back of a campground with several access points. The trail then crosses Water Street once again (water street loops around the point).

The trail then goes through a patch of forest passing by the access to Pagan Point Nature Preserve. The trees soon open up and you get views of a grassy inlet and Pagan Point on the right. Beyond Pagan Point is Passamaquoddy Bay.

Past the open stretch the trail crosses another road and then goes through another patch of trees. Soon you will start to see Katy's Cove through the trees on the left. Across the cove you will see Katy's Cove Beach. The trail crosses a causeway across the mouth of Katy's Cove.

Note that at this point the trail ends. A small trail enters the trees and climbs the hill into a field but this is private property and the owners of the houses in the subdivision don't want people crossing their lawns.

Trail Last Hiked: July 26, 2014.

Page Last Updated: February 27, 2019.

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