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Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails (BLT Trail)

Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails Association

Located In Lakeside
Where To Find Us
Parking: Next to Coca-Cola Vending
Lakeside Park Dr
Lakeside, NS
Other Site Locations Parking: BLT and St. Margarets Bay Trail
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Areas Served Halifax Regional Municipality
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Contact Jill Campbell-Miller, Co-Chair, BLT Rails to Trails Association
Alternate Contact Karen Sullivan, Co-Chair, BLT Rails to Trails Association
Description & Services
Information The Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails (The BLT Trail) begins in Beechville adjacent the Coca-Cola plant in the Lakeside Industrial Park and continues for 13 kilometres terminating at the intersection of the trail with the St Margaret’s Bay Rd. This well-maintained trail is level and accessible for cyclists, walkers, and ATV users. It passes several large lakes, a small waterfall, and diverse natural areas, including wetlands. 
Local Trail Rules: 1) Speed limit 20 km/h; 2) no motorcycles, motorbikes, dirt bikes, automobiles, trucks, SUV’s or amphibious vehicles; 3) Obey all signs posted 
At the end of the BLT Trail, the trail continues under the management of the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Committee. The BLT Trail also connects with the Chain of Lakes Trail. 
For an in-depth description of the trail, visit the BLT website.
Trail or Water Route Map  
Hours Open 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Special Information
Tags NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories
Categories - General Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Cross Country Ski Trails ; Hiking Trails ; Off Road Vehicle Trails ; Snowmobile Trails ; Snowshoe Trails ; Wheelchair Users