Parks & Trails

Acadia Park

Acadia Park

Fenced park, playground with accessible swings, greenspace, picnic tables, beautiful gardens, and gravel trail. Located next to the Sackville Public Library. No washroom.

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Bedford Sackville Greenway Connector

Bedford Sackville Greenway Connector

The Bedford-Sackville Connector Greenway is a multi-use 3.5 km Active Transportation trail along the Sackville River connecting the two communities; it is a continuation of the Fort Sackville Walkway from Range Park in Bedford to Old Sackville Rd (crossing the river twice) to the Fultz House Museum (c. 1865) in Lower Sackville. The trail may also be accessed at the intersection of Lynn Ct and Old Sackville Rd. The trail has benches and great views of the Sackville River. 

Bench along the trail with a water view.

First Lake Glen Slauenwhite Trail

This 8 km route takes you through the woods alongside First Lake and Second Lake. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 1 h 55 min to complete.

Dog sitting on step at Fun Park

Fun Park

This park features a playground designed for small children.


Great Oak Trail

Great Oak Trail

Try this 2.7 km loop trail. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 41 minutes to complete. This is a popular trail for backpacking, birding, and hiking, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of the day. The best times to visit this trail are April through October. 


Sunny day at beach.

Kinsmen First Lake Beach

Kinsmen First Lake Beach has a mid-sized stretch of sand next to a large, open lake. On the other side of the beach, there is a playground for children to use (this part of the beach is surrounded by trees which offer plenty of shade on hot summer days).

A gazebo during golden hour in front of a lake.

Kinsmen Park

Kinsmen (Murdock MacKay Memorial) Park, located at 71 First Lake Drive in Lower Sackville includes a playground area (for children up to 12 years of age), a gazebo by the lake (an outstanding backdrop for weddings and special family photos), picnic areas, walking trails, splash pad, and a beautiful beach that provides an oasis during the warm days of summer.


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Playground surrounded by gravel with large slide.

Laurie Lively Park

Bike park and playground. Laurie Lively Park Pumptrack is a mountain bike skills park near Sackville, NS. The park features Berm, Jump, Pump Track.


Leaside Community Park

Leaside Community Park

Nestled in the community, Leaside Community Park features green space and a playground. 

A park surrounded by green grass.

Lucy Court Park

This park includes a playground surrounded by green space.

Metropolitan Field and Skatepark

Metropolitan Field and Skatepark

A playground surrounded by gravel.

Millwood Common Park

This playground is tucked in Millwood subdivision in Middle Sackville at 155 Millwood Drive, almost next door to Millwood High. There are lots of climbing options, including various ladders, a rock wall, and monkey bars to swing from.

Pocket Park

Pocket Park

This shaded green space just off Sackville Drive includes picnic tables and makes a great spot to picnic. 

Riverside Trail by KFC

Sackville Greenway

The Sackville Greenway is a 1.5 km paved multi-use Active Transportation trail connecting Sackville Drive to Glendale Drive. The trail may be accessed on Sackville Drive or on Glendale Drive across from Smokey Drive, as well as off Alder Crescent.

Tulips blooming in front of the Sackville Cenotaph

Sackville Heritage Park

Sackville Heritage Park is a park in Nova Scotia. Sackville Heritage Park is situated nearby the Fultz House Museum and Cobequid Terminal. The Sackville Cenotaph is located in Sackville Heritage Park.

Sackville Lakes Provincial Park

Sackville Lakes Provincial Park

Off of Cobequid Road in Lower Sackville, Sackville Lakes Provincial Park (formerly called Second Lake Provincial Park) consists of a 283 ha greenway surrounding First Lake and Second Lake. With the help of the Friends of First Lake Society and Sackville Lakes Parks and Trails Association, the trails are well maintained. Wide, crusher dust trails are mapped at the pain lot and trailhead off of First Lake Drive. A new extensive parking area has been constructed on the Second Lake side of the road which also includes an info kiosk and a wheelchair-accessible toilet.

Water park with many water features in action.

Sackville Splash Pad

The Sackville Splash Pad has 21 water features including water jets, misters, geysers, structural loops, tunnels, and more. The splash pad is a fantastic complement to existing outdoor recreation facilities for all ages located at First Lake, including Kinsmen Beach and a nearby playground

Greenspace surrounded by trees

William Henry Little Park