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Pioneer Trail

Located In New Glasgow
Where To Find Us
East Side of New Glasgow
New Glasgow, NS
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Areas Served Pictou County
Phone (902) 755-7788
Mailing Address c/o Town of New Glasgow 
PO Box 7 
New Glasgow, NS B2H 5E1
Description & Services
Information Named in honor of New Glasgow's founding and current day pioneers, includes a gazebo look-off view of Potters Brook and the Charlie Hoegg Kinsmen Covered Bridge.  
Use: Walking, Running, Biking 
Length: 2 km 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: 1B 
Availability: Open 24/7, year round 
Nearest community: Located within New Glasgow 
This trail starts at the Riverfront Marina, runs on paved streets Riverside Parkway turning onto Glasgow Street and then Stewart Street which will then access the gravel portion of the trail which runs behind Tartan Field and ends at Tim Horton's on East River Road. 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -62.645119 
Latitude: 45.587170 
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Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Highland Connect ; Marinas / Wharfs ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Trails
Categories - General Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Hiking Trails