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Mountain Cemetery Loop

110 Parade Street, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 2M5
(902) 742-3315 |

You’ll Never Walk Alone

Incorporated in 1860, the Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery occupies over 40 acres in a tranquil, park-like setting. The Mountain Cemetery Loop takes you past beech, chestnut, dogwood, elm, and maple trees, as well as flowering shrubs and begonias. A brochure describing the cemetery itself is available at the Yarmouth Museum, the Visitor Information Center or at the cemetery office (seasonal, April to October). Tours may also be available.

Starting Point: The parking lot on the north end of Clements Avenue
Distance: 2 kilometres
Time: 25 minutes
Description: Loop, unpaved, wet sections, alders, treed cemetery, sidewalk
Attractions: Sacred location with chapel and 2 fountains; dates back to 1860. Cemetery has old English beeches and huge Norway Spruce trees. View over town.
Services: Restaurants on Starrs Road

Route: Clements Ave., head N along the Maud Lewis Trail to Starrs Road behind Subway, turn R along Starrs Road (hard shoulder, no sidewalk), go to Charles Crosby Dr., turn R and go around building on the L, go to Burton Ave., turn R going S to the cemetery. 2 options: keep R (flat but wet) or go straight over the hill with a view over Yarmouth, both options ending at Parade St., turn R go to Clements Ave. Possible extension: Various paths in the cemetery.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday : 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday : 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday : 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday : 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday : 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday : Closed
  • Sunday : Closed

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