Trailhead of Gold Mines

Day 2: Gold Mines Trail – Kejimkujik National Park

Gold Mines is an interesting trail that tells the story of people mining for gold here long before it became a national park. The trail also has artifacts so you can see what equipment they used. The above photo is the sign you see at the start of the trail. The story of Jim McGuire finding gold is very interesting. He was a person that got into debt, and had to hide out because the sheriff was after him. One day in 1884, he drank from a stream and noticed a shiny pebble of gold. read more