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)|
|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.|
|Tags||NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories|
|Categories - General||Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Cycling ; Hiking ; Hiking Trails|