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Great hike! Love the variety of terrain!

Nice loop. Well marked, nice views, good mix of terrain

Really great trail! Definitely moderate which is something we were looking for. There is a huge elevation to it which we found to add the perfect challenge. The trail is well marked and the terrain changes quite a bit so there was always something new to see. We were sure to have a hot apple cider at Sugar Moon Maple Farms to warm up after. It is a trail we would be happy to hike again.

Great little trail off the beaten path. It took us about 2.5 hours to complete. The scenery and views are great, and the trail is well marked out, definitely worth a stop.

Not difficult!!! Tatamagouche has lots to offer!! Dining, museums, shopping, banking etc. I have bikes\d all the trail between Wallace and Pictou, the "Tata" section is by far the most enjoyable, though the others are also very good. Kudos to the Volunteers who do the maintenance!!! My wife is/was an inexperienced biker, she had no difficulty on this trail!! Very flat, a great outing!!

Great trail and nice waterfall. Trail head is Sugar Moon maple syrup restaurant. Great spot with great food. No cell coverage.

Good surface rail trail, travels through swampy area in middle, but trail is great for biking except one loose gravel area of "DIP" in a ravine. great birdwatching.

Nice trail with only a few minor rough patches. Good packed surface.
One section approx. 200 meters long that is rough due to farm machinery using this small part of the Trail.

This is a great hike for exercise with variable gradients and terrain. It even has a beautiful waterfall. No cellular coverage in area I would suggest hiking with a buddy.

Portion of the Short Line Railbed trail between the Jitney Trail and Wallace Bridge and containing the Butter Trail within Tamagouche. Also forms a link in the Trans Canada Trail network. Multi-user trail (including ATV, snowmobile, and bicycle) is well-maintained, accessible year-round, mostly level, and can hardly be called "difficult". 25-KM section within Colchester County is maintained by Tatamagouche Area Trails Association. Mixed farmland and forest with road crossings every 2 to 5 KM.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Went last year before the trail was closed. Beautiful but badly eroding.

Completed this hike just two days after a tropical storm hit the area. Completed the hike in a clockwise direction. First day involved rapidly changing elevations, several fording opportunities and a very wet dog. Camped overnight at Murphy Brook. Second day the morning started off with a few thunderstorms and rain. Hiked the remained of the trail in about 4 hours with 2 more fords. The entire hike was beautiful and had some really beautiful scenery. This hike should be for physically active individuals. I would recommend having at least one person with a decent amount of hiking experience to help guide your group.

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Hard trail but well worth it. We did the full kenomee canyon in 8 hrs. Wide range of ecosystems and amazing views. Couple of river crossings so be careful of the time of year so you can pass them.