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McDonald Sports Park Trail

Location
Located In Waverley (Bedford-Sackville Region)
Where To Find Us
Trailhead:
Contact
Social Media Facebook
Website www.mcdonaldsportspark.com/
E-Mail info@mcdonaldsportspark.com
Description & Services
Nearest Community With Services Waverley
Trail Activities Hiking ; Trail Running ; Walking ; Cross Country Skiing ; Snowshoeing ; Mountain Biking ; Geocaching ; Bird Watching ; Fishing ; Nature Viewing ; Dog Walking (on leash)
Trail Attributes Out & Back (Linear) Trail ; Loop Trail ; Wilderness/Backcountry Trail ; Suburban Trail ; All Year ; Groomed Trail ; Uneven Terrain ; Steep Slopes ; Wheelchair Access (Partial) ; Scenic View ; Interpretive Signage ; Reliable Cellphone Reception
Facilities At Start/End/Along Trail Benches ; Picnic Areas ; Trail Map Signage ; Parking Available ; Swimming Location ; Washroom (Not Accessible)
Information The McDonald Sports Park is situated on 130 acres of crown land and has 7kms of trails, of which 2km border scenic Lake Thomas. The main trail along the lake is the most accessible with hard crusher dust surface and small hills. There are scenic view areas including a gazebo with a picnic table and benches along the route. Some of the other trails offer slightly more technical aspects including larger hills and variable trail surface conditions. Portable toilets at the parking area are maintained regularly. No potable water available onsite. 
 
A perfect get away for walkers, bikers, naturalists, bird watchers, swimmers, paddlers, photographers, family picnics, etc. The summer months are busy with LWF minor baseball league on the HRM field, beach volley ball court, horseshoe pit, bike skills and pump track. During the winter when conditions allow, McDonald Sports Park is groomed for cross country skiing.
Trail or Water Route Map
Special Information
Tags NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories