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Birch Cove Lakes Canoe Trail

Halifax North West Trails Association

Record #: NST0035
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020
Last Full Update: 30 Apr 2019


Located In Mainland Halifax
Where To Find Us
Highway 102
Halifax, NS
Areas Served Halifax Regional Municipality


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Description & Services

Trail Surface Rough trail; Walk In is 10 minutes
Trail Activities Hiking ; Geocaching ; Bird Watching ; Nature Viewing ; Swimming Nearby
Trail Attributes Loop Trail ; Wilderness/Backcountry Trail ; Good Cellphone Reception
Trail Cautions No Parking on 102 - canoe drop off site only
Information Generations of Halifax residents have used these pristine lakes for active recreation including an 8-lake canoe route with portages. Now partially preserved as a Wilderness Area, new access points with more trails will be built once the HRM Regional Park is established. 
The Birch Cove Lakes Canoe Trail is located in the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lake Wilderness area. For more information about the area, visit

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