Five Islands

Located between Parrsboro and Truro, Five Islands is one of the most scenic areas along Highway 2, with spectacular views of the Bay of Fundy. According to Mi'Kmaq legend, these islands were created when the god Glooscap threw handfuls of sod at Beaver, who had mocked and betrayed him.

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