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Cobequid Trail: Old Barns section

Located In Old Barns
Where To Find Us
Cobequid Trail: Old Barns Trailhead
919 Shore Rd
Old Barns, NS
Areas Served Nova Scotia
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Phone 902-897-3180
Contact Hilary Paquet, Parks and Trails Coordinator, Municipality of the County of Colchester
Description & Services
Trail Surface Rail Trail; Crushed gravel; Wooden Bridges
Trail Rating Easy
Information This is part of the Cobequid Trail, an 18 km network of trails in central Colchester County. Follow this trail along Cobequid Bay and the Salmon River estuary. From the trail you can see intertidal mud flats and salt marshes common in the Cobequid Tidal Bay landscape, a coastal, lowland plain surrounding the Minas Basin and Cobequid Bay. During late summer and fall migration, look for shorebirds feeding on mud shrimp on the exposed mud flats. 
The Old Barns section is continuous with the Marshlands section of the Cobequid Trail, and is part of the Great Trail and Nova Scotia Blue Route. 
Length: 3.5 km linear (one-way) 
Permitted uses: walking, cycling, dogs on leash. No motorized vehicles.  
Trail surface: firmly packed crushed gravel, wooden bridges  
Trail Access: 
919 Shore Road (off Highway 236), Old Barns. Parking is available.  
Other sections of the Cobequid Trail:  
Categories - General Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Cross Country Ski Trails ; Hiking Trails ; Snowshoe Trails ; Wheelchair Users
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