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Thorburn Trail

Located In Thorburn
Where To Find Us
Walkerville Rd
Thorburn, NS
Areas Served Pictou County
Description & Services
Nearest Community With Services 13 minutes to New Glasgow by car
Information The Thorburn trail can be considered the “keystone” trail. There was a tunnel built under the 104 to allow safe passage for users. This is the only access point to pass safely under the Trans Canada Highway and connect with the eastern end of the province. 
Use: Walking, Hiking, Biking, ATV, Snowmobile 
Length: 6 km 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: Not yet rated 
Availability: Open 24/7, year round 
Nearest community: 13 minutes to New Glasgow by car 
The Thorburn trail connects up with the Pioneer/Johnny Miles trails in NewGlasgow. 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -62.548056 
Latitude: 45.565455
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Highland Connect ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Trails
Categories - General Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Hiking Trails ; Off Road Vehicle Trails ; Snowmobile Trails ; Snowshoe Trails