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Yarmouth County Rail Trail

Located In Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
1542 Lake Annis Rd
Lake Annis, NS
Canada B5A 5L7
Areas Served Yarmouth County
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Contact Ronald Day, President; Phone: 902-761-3081
Alternate Contact Lloyd Wallis, Vice President; Phone: 902-742-1290
Mailing Address c/o Yarmouth County Trail Development Association 
25 John St, Unit 2, Suite 181 
Yarmouth, NS B5A 3H3
Volunteers Wanted (Email)
Volunteer Opportunity Volunteers needed to cut brush along the trail and grass and brush at road crossings and around benches
Description & Services
Information From Lower East Pubnico to Norwood. Linear park: 87-km multi-use trail; gravel surface. The trail traverses woodlands, agricultural areas, lakeside and urban landscapes north of Yarmouth, and urban, forest, tidal and coastal landscapes south of Yarmouth. Information kiosks at Lower East Pubnico, Yarmouth, and Norwood.

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Trailheads: Lower East Pubnico N43 35.835 W65 46.457 Yarmouth N43 50.955 W66 06.881 Norwood N44 04.201 W66 01.140 For motorized users, there is a 2.5-km break between the Yarmouth North and South trailheads. Non-motorized users may use Yarmouth town streets and sidewalks to connect. The trail is maintained by the Yarmouth Trail Development Association.
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