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Finding Us

380 Caribou Road, Long Lake, Nova Scotia

 
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**Map Note:  Should be Moose River Road, NOT Mosse River Road
 

  Directions 

 From Halifax (98.9 km, 1 hour 4 mins):

  1.  Take Hwy 102 N onto Exit 8 Elmsdale 44km
 
2. Turn Right onto Elmsdale Road 1.3km
 
3. Veer left onto Old Trunk Road 2.5km
 
4. Continue straight onto NS-277 E (signs for Dutch Settlement/Gays River) 11.5km
 
5. Continue onto NS-224 E (signs for Musquodoboit Valley/Sheet Harbour) 19.2km
 
6. Turn left to stay on NS-224 E (signs for Sheet Harbour/Upper Musquodoboit) 8.4km
 
7. Turn right onto Moose River Road (Signs for Markland, Moose River and Mooseland) 10.0km
 
8. Slight left onto Caribou Road (Sign for Caribou Mines) 2 km
 
  • The Cairn will be on the right.
  • The Markland Settlement is beyond the Cairn on the Fairbanks Lake Road.
  • The log cabin is on Lot # 3, 1.5 km from the entrance.
  • Some of the sites are accessible only by foot.
  • The Fairbanks Lake Road is not accessible to vehicles in the off season.
 

 

 

 

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