Rocco Point Chapel and Nature Trail
Rocco Point is the site of the first Acadian Mass celebrated post-deportation. Points of interest include a chapel, Stations of the Cross and a boardwalk leading to an observation deck. Rocco Point is an especially rich birding site as it is surrounded by salt water.
From Yarmouth take Hwy 103 to exit 33, turn R onto Hwy 308. At the stop, turn L and follow Hwy 3 to the church at 7309, Ste-Anne-du-Ruisseau.
Starting Point: Parking at Ste-Anne-du-Ruisseau Church, where a guide is available. Walk along Rocco Point Rd. for 1 km. to trail entrance.
Distance: 0.5 km
Time: 15 mins.
Description: Linear trail includes a boardwalk. Grass surface. 2 look-offs.
Attractions: Nature trail, Salt Bay on one side and La Grande Passe on the other, viewpoint from chapel on top of hill. Acadian history.
GPS: Lat: 43°49.63104, Lon: -65°55.59924