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Castle Rock

Located In Lunenburg County
Where To Find Us
Coordinates: 44.6061100, -64.1752830
Areas Served Blandford ; Chester ; East River ; Hubbards ; Municipality of the District of Chester
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Phone 902-275-3490
Contact Mr Chad Haughn, Director, Recreation and Parks, Municipality of the District of Chester, Recreation and Parks; Phone: 902-275-3490; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 369 
151 King St 
Chester, No 
Canada B0J 1J0
Description & Services
Trail Rating Easy to difficult
Castle Rock is the Municipality's newest gem. Hike, bike, and ATV to the heights of East River for panoramic views over all of Mahone Bay. Access is from the parking lot near the junction of highways 3 and 329 in East River. From there it is an easy stroll or ride 3.2 km along the Chester Connection Trail (part of the Rum Runners Trail) to the trail-head at the northern end of Labrador Lake. Consult the map below for all the trail details and what you need to know to enjoy Castle Rock. 
For a full version of the map below, click here FULL MAP 
*NOTE: this is the first edition of this map (January 2018). The content of the map, the trail marking system, and development of the property will change over time. Before visiting Castle Rock please consult or call us at 902-275-3490 for the most up to date information. 
Accessibility Not Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Tags Bicycle ; Fall Fun ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Off-Highway Vehicles ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Recreation Categories ; Snowshoeing ; South Shore Connect ; Summer Fun ; Trails ; Walking
Categories - General Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Hiking Trails ; Maps ; Off Road Vehicle Trails