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Trail Notice Board

Due to spring thawing, we would like to advise all trail users of the possible risk of falling ice and or rocks along the section of trail approximately 700 meters west of the of the St. Margaret's Bay Community Centre located at Station Rd. in the Head of St. Margaret's Bay. This section of trail can be identified by the "Caution Falling Rocks" signage.

The Board would like to advise trail users that during April through June heavy logging equipment at various times will be crossing the St. Margaret's Bay Trail trail just west of the Ingramport Bridge.

The St. Margaret's Bay Area Rails to Trail Association is a community based volunteer organization and our trail is one of Nova Scotia's most scenic trails...
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Schooner Cove Horse Back Riding

St. Margaret's Bay has a fascinating History. Settlement of "The Bay" started in the 18th century, and descendants of the original settlers continue to live there today. Families in the Bay have names like Boutilier, Mason, Marriott, Dorey, Christie, and Langille, which date back to those times.

The trail follows the route of the original railway line that served the Bay's communities, as well as it's waterfront hotels that served as resorts for Haligonians in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Lumbering and sawmills were common, of which there is still visible evidence today. Ingramport Bay was a major base for tall ships that carried timber to distant countries.

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Halifax, this 33 Kilometer, multi-use trail winds its way from near the Hubley exit on Hwy 103 (exit 4) to Hubbards (exit 6).