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Gully Lake Trail System

Located In Kemptown
Where To Find Us
Various trailheads (see below), including
1734 Kemptown Rd
Kemptown, NS
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Phone 902-895-2007
Contact Cobequid Eco-Trails Society
Description & Services
Information The Gully Lake Trail System is a 34 km wilderness hiking trail system, developed and managed by Cobequid Eco-Trails Society. The network of trails is located in the Cobequid Mountains near Earltown and Kemptown, and consists of three independent loops ranging from 6 km to 10 km, in addition to linear connector trails.  
Highlights of the trail system include Gully Lake Wilderness Area, Caribou Lake Brook, Taylor Lake, Earltown Lake and Rogart Mountain. The trails also pass by or are near numerous waterfalls and ecologically sensitive marshes. 
Hikers are advised to read and consider the Cobequid Eco-Trails Society's Trail Users' Checklist 
Trails in the Gully Lake Hiking Trail System: 
Trailheads/Trail Access: 
Gully Lake Trail, Willard Kitchener MacDonald Trail and Sandy Cope Lake Trail via Yellow Birch Trail: 1734 Kemptown Road, Kemptown  
Juniper Head Trail and another (east) entrance to Gully Lake Trail: 737 Glen Road, Dalhousie, Pictou County 
Earltown Lake and Portage Trail: 5300 on Highway 311, Earltown 
Rogart Mountain Trail: 225 Alex MacDonald Road (beside Sugar Moon Farm), Earltown 
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