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Jacques Et Edna Trail

Sentier Pluriel de Grande-Digue


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Quick Facts

Difficulty easy
Trail Type linear
Distance 690 m one-way
Estimated Time 20 mins
Surface Type grass, old road
Elevation Change 5 metres
Features field, forest
Trail Markers yellow squares
Scenery Rating recreational
Maintenance Rating well maintained
Cell Reception medium
Dog Friendly on a leash
Fees donations accepted


The Jacques Et Edna Trail travels back through the field on an old road. The trail then enters the woods and travels through a mature hardwood stand. After a short distance the trail comes to an end at a bench. There is a wetland beyond the end of the trail. When it freezes over in the winter, the trail continues across the wetland as a snowshoe trail. there are several wooden bird feeders along the trail. On my visit they were being well used by the squirrels.

Bench at the end of the Jacques Et Edna Trail in Grande-Digue



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To get to the trail, take Route 530 from Route 134 in Grande-Digue (near the hardware store). Drive for 2.6 kilometres and turn right to stay on Route 530. Drive for another 1.4 kilometres and you will see a small parking lot in a field on the left. Park here. The trail goes back through the field next to the parking lot.

The new parking area at the Jacques Et Edna Trail in Grande-Digue

From the Sign

Grande-Digue's Biodiversity

Grande-Digue's Biodiversity sign

Bordering land and sea, Grande-Digue brings together several types of habitats…

  • Marine and aquatic habitats (Northumberland Strait, Shediac and Cocagne bays)
  • Coastal, transitional habitats (cliffs, beaches, dunes and salt marshes)
  • Habitats behind the coastal zone (fields, forests, freshwater wetlands)

where several types of plant and animal species live:

  • Native species, which naturally occupy the territory. They are adapted to the environment and form local ecosystems.
  • Exotic species, which come from elsewhere. Their arrival can be without problems, or even have beneficial effects for the ecosystem. In other cases, they can invade and disrupt the ecosystem.
  • Threatened species, present in small numbers, which are threatened by the loss of their habitat (such as the filling-in of marshes) or by certain activities (such as ATVs). They could disappear from our region if we do not protect them.

The protection of habitats ensures the maintenance of this natural wealth.

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Trail Last Hiked: April 29, 2023.

Page Last Updated: February 19, 2024.