This scenic route was designed with family in mind and follows the mixed growth shores of the beautiful Broad River from the end of Bear Hole Falls to the white sand shores of Summerville Beach.
Access: Fishermen’s Memorial Highway 103, Exit 20 onto Route 3, turn right onto Broad River Road to the Broad River Road Picnic Park.
Skill Level: Beginner
Distance: 5 km return
You will start your journey at a secluded picnic park nestled at the base of Highway 103 at the end of Broad River Road, proceed downstream for approximately 1 km. You are then encouraged to proceed northeasterly for up to 1 km, depending on tidal levels, exploring the shallows of an impressive saltwater lagoon and numerous tidal pools. After exploring this area, you are encouraged to travel toward the train bridge, visible throughout most of this journey. From the southwestern side of the train bridge, take the opportunity to hike the 1 km long white sands of Summerville Beach, picnic in the Summerville Beach Provincial Park, or just relax on the sand and listen to the crashing surf.Click here for more information about this route.