Welcome to the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails
Just 30 minutes from downtown Halifax Nova Scotia, the St. Margaret’s Bay Area trail is a community run trail built on the original railway line that served the Bay area.
Connecting with the BLT Trail in Hubley and the Aspotogan Trail in Hubbards the St. Margaret’s Bay Area trail is a 33km multi-use recreational trail with some of the most stunning elevated panoramic views of the St. Margaret’s Bay. Interpretive panels along the trail give information about the area’s history, ecology, attractions and points of interest. With multiple entrances and exit points, in whole or in part the trail is perfect for everyone.
St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails – Trail FactsLength: 33 km
Trail end points: Around civic #4268 St. Margaret’s Bay Road to Hubley.
Connected Communities: Hubley, Lewis Lake, Upper Tantallon, Head of St. Margaret’s Bay, Boutlier’s Point, Ingramport, Black Point, Queensland, Hubbards. Trail surface: Crushed Stone
Trail category: Rail-Trail, Multi-Use
Trail activities: Walking, Hiking, Running, Wheelchair Accessible, Cycling, Horse-Back Riding, 4 Wheeling, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing Resources:
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SMBARTA News & Events
Hubbards Trail UpdateTrail News
The section from Station Road in Hubbards heading West to Hwy 3 is now re-opened. There will be more grading and application of crusher dust on new trail at a later date Thanks to the residents of Hubbards for the patience and understanding as well as other areas within the trail system for adhering to…Continue Reading
Trail Re-Opened after Hurricane FionaTrail News Trail Notices & Alerts
SMBARTA volunteers as well as local contractor dealt with 32 trees on the trail system due to Fiona. The trail was closed during this time by the Department until a full assessment was done, and it’s been completed We were given approval to re open the trail to all users. SMBARTA would also like to…Continue Reading
Trail Closed Due to WeatherTrail Notices & Alerts
The SMBARTA trail will be COMPLETELY CLOSED at the direction of the Province of Nova Scotia – Department of Environment and Climate Change: “As of noon on Friday, September 23, all provincial trails will be closed to both hikers and off-road vehicles until after the storm and they have been assessed for public safety.” Information…Continue Reading