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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Follow Public Health guidelines for the county you are in.  Always wear a mask in public, including outdoors where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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Located In Pinehurst
Where To Find Us
4668 highway 10
New Germany
Areas Served Lunenburg County
Phone 902 541-1352
Contact Laura Barkhouse; Phone: 9025411352
Mailing Address 10 AllĂ©e Champlain Drive 
Cookville, NS B4V 9E4
Volunteers Wanted (Email)
Description & Services
Information River Ridge Common is a 115 acre outdoor recreation site that offers picnic areas, a naturalized playground, an interactive art park and 4+ km of mountain bike trails for a variety of skill levels. Each of these features are constructed from wood, stone, and plant elements, inviting play and relaxation for all ages, revealing views of the river and a shady mossed gully that crosses the site. There is also a mountain bike skills area and pump track being added in the summer of 2020. Rest stops, look offs, and interpretive features allow users to enjoy special features, such as the lovely waterfalls of Indian Brook, and highlight the succession of a former working woodland growing back into a diverse Acadian Forest.  
Accessible washrooms usually available 
Leash your pet.  
Hunting and trapping are prohibited in all Municipal Parks and Green Spaces.  
Bicycles must exercise caution with other trail users.  
No overnight camping. 
There is no winter maintenance on the trails. 
Special Information
Tags Family-friendly ; Hiking ; Park ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Trails