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).