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O'Connell Park Trails


O'Connell Park Trails in Sussex Gallery


Store Fundy East

Quick Facts

Difficulty accessible/easy
Trail Type loop
Distance 890 metres total
Estimated Time 15 minutes
Surface Type crushed rock
Elevation Change 5 metres
Features playground, stream
Trail Markers none but easy to follow
Scenery Rating special features
Maintenance Rating well maintained
Cell Reception strong
Dog Friendly on a leash
Fees none


O'Connell Park is somewhat of an extension to the Sussex Nature Trail. The trails in the park were previously connected directly to the Nature Trail via a small walking bridge over Trout Creek. The bridge was washed out and not replaced. The park can now be accessed from the Nature Trail by crossing the the bridge on Leonard Drive and continuing straight through the set of lights.

There are trails around the edge of the park and several through the middle that access the playground and the swimming pool.


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From downtown Sussex take Main Street west towards Sussex Corner. After 650 meters you will come to a set of lights at Leonard Drive. Turning right at the lights will take you into the parking lot at the park.

An alternative is to turn right onto Magnolia Street before the lights and park in the parking lot just past the public library. A small bridge at the back of the parking lot provides access to the park.

From the Sign

O'Connell Park Century Gate

(1904-2004) Town of Sussex Constructed for the celebration of the Town's Centennial and stands as the entrance to O'Connell Park for the citizens of this community. "Non nobis sed omnibus" "Not for ourselves alone...But for all"

This plaque was unveiled by His Worship Mayor Ralph A. Carr June 05, 2004

Trail Last Hiked: December 4, 2011.

Page Last Updated: April 10, 2013.