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McIntosh Run Singletrack Trail System

Record #: NST0064
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2019
Last Full Update: 29 Mar 2019


Located In Spryfield (Mainland Halifax)
Where To Find Us
Coordinates: 44.6018640, -63.5957990
Other Site Locations Coordinates: 44.6049860, -63.5968820

Coordinates: 44.5755080, -63.5716970
Areas Served Halifax Regional Municipality ; Herring Cove ; Spryfield (Mainland Halifax)


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Description & Services

Trail Surface Natural tread
Trail Activities Hiking ; Trail Running ; Walking ; Snowshoeing ; Mountain Biking ; Bird Watching ; Fishing ; Nature Viewing ; Swimming Nearby ; Dog Walking (on leash)
Trail Attributes Out & Back (Linear) Trail ; Loop Trail ; Point to Point Trail ; Woodland Trail ; Wilderness/Backcountry Trail ; Requires Some Climbing/Stairs ; Uneven Terrain ; Steep Slopes ; Scenic View ; Reliable Cellphone Reception
Facilities At Start/End/Along Trail Trail Map Signage
Facilities Near Trail Parking Available ; Public Transportation ; Restaurant/Take Out ; Convenience/Grocery Store ; Auto Repair Service ; Fuel ; Swimming Location
Information This system is a network of singletrack trails for mountain biking, trail running, hiking and snowshoeing in the Watershed between Spryfield and Herring Cove. There are currently about 12 km of trails open to the public. MRWA is building the final portion of a 10-km through-trail from Spryfield to Herring Cove, expected to open before the end of 2019. 
Explore the beautiful and varied landscapes of the McIntosh Run Watershed, from the open granite whalebacks near Spryfield, to the lush forests near Herring Cove. Prepare for your adventure by installing TrailForks on your smartphone which has up-to-date trail maps and conditions, and facilitates navigation on the trails. 
For more information, visit the MRWA website.
Trail or Water Route Map MRWA website.

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