The Epic Explorer

Discover the ocean-side Salt Marsh Trail

Dartmouth-Cole Harbour
2.5 hours
All Year

About This Experience

This linear trail and is perfect for dog walkers, cyclists and any outdoor enthusiasts looking for unique, easy terrain! The entire trail (if you walk to the end and back, which is about 9km in total) takes roughly 2.5 hours.

History: The Salt Marsh Trail is part of the abandoned Musquodoboit railroad that has been transformed into a part of the Trans Canada Trail. For details on parking, trail head location and more click here for a great map! 

Local tip: This is a GREAT bird watching destination!

What to Bring

Your bike! (optional)
Good walking shoes

What is Provided

Amazing views
Free parking
Dog bags

Things you should know

Daily Availability:Sunday - Saturday
Facilities available Parking, toilets, benches, garbage cans
Pet friendly Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on leash
Winter funThis trail is also a popular cross-country skiing and snowshoeing destination in the wintertime!
Parking location 806 Bissett Road, Cole Harbour, Halifax Metro - See the map in the photos for more details
Dartmouth-Cole Harbour
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