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Pictou County Trails Association

Located In Pictou
Areas Served Pictou County
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Phone 902-485-5404
Contact Clifford MacDonald, President; Phone: 902-485-8528; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Pictou County Trails Association 
PO Box 1805 
Pictou, NS B0K 1H0
Description & Services
Information Our goal is to complete a trail from Lyons Brook to the Colchester County line, Pictou County Trails Association is bringing new life to an abandoned railway.  
Connecting to the Town of Pictou on the Jitney Trail, the Short Line rail trail will serve as an active transportation corridor from the rural communities to the town. The trail is close to businesses, healthcare facilities, workplaces, schools and shopping, and is within convenient and comfortable distance for walking and biking. 
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Categories - General Hiking ; Trail Development Advocacy Groups and Organizations