A 69-year-old woman who went missing Wednesday evening while hiking in the St. George area has been located safe and sound.

St. George RCMP

Police received a report around 7:15 p.m. that 69-year-old Martha Comeau from Maces Bay, N.B. went missing on the walking trails near St. George. She was on the trails that run from the Day Adventure Centre to Manor Road when she was separated from her husband.

Police say Comeau was found around 2 p.m. Thursday along the shoreline near a campground just northwest of St. George. She was taken to hospital for an evaluation.

The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance.