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Best trails in Halifax

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Looking for a great trail near Halifax, Nova Scotia? AllTrails has 44 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Point Pleasant Park or Hemlock Ravine Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Duncan's Cove Nature Reserve or Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 26 easy trails in Halifax ranging from 0.6 to 106.2 miles and from 9 to 429 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Halifax
Top trails (44)
#1 - Admiral Lake Trail Loop
Ship Harbour-Long Lake Wilderness Area
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 2 m
Admiral Lake Trail Loop is a backcountry trail beginning 1.7km from the Park Road parking lot for Musquodoboit Trailway near Halifax, Nova Scotia. Given the length, steep elevation gains, and backcoShow more
#2 - Birch, Shore, Arm, and Cable Road Loop
Point Pleasant Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 57 m
Point Pleasant Park trail is located in Point Pleasant Park, Nova Scotia. The park offers numerous pathways and trails, that can be followed in a variety of combinations, offering views of the HalifaxShow more
#3 - Long Lake Park Reserve Loop Trail
Long Lake Provincial Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
The Long Lake Park Reserve Loop is located in Long Lake Provincial Park, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The trail loops through the park following along the banks of Witherod and Long Lakes. The trail begiShow more
#4 - Shubie Park Trail
Shubie Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 32 m
Shubie Park is located in Darmouth, Nova Scotia. The park offers a variety of activity options including a fully serviced campground, recreational facilities, canoe/kayak rentals and access, hiking, bShow more
#5 - Witherod Lake Trail
Long Lake Provincial Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
Witherod Lake is a looped gravel trail located in Armdale, Nova Scotia, and is a connector trail to the Long Lake Provincial Park trails. Witherod offers views of the lake, as well as a relatively levShow more
#6 - Costley Farm Heritage Trail Loop
Search Results Web results Cole Harbour–Lawrencetown Coastal Heritage Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
Costly Farm Heritage Trail Loop is one of many loops located in the Cole Harbour Heritage Park. This loop offers beautiful seaside views, as well as varied terrain ranging from rocky paths to gravel wShow more
#7 - Long Lake Pipeline Loop
Long Lake Provincial Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
The Long Lake Pipeline Loop is a short loop located in Long Lake Provincial Park, near Halifax, Nova Scotia. The loop is lightly travelled, and can be difficult to navigate in terms of where to turn iShow more
#8 - Long Lake Wilderness Trail Loop
Long Lake Provincial Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
Long Lake Wilderness Trail Loop is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and guides hikers through the woods of Long Lake Provincial park. The trail follows the large main loop of the Long Lake wilderness,Show more
#9 - York Redoubt National Historic Site Trail
York Redoubt National Historic Site
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 55 m
York Redoubt Nationial Historic Site Trails are located in Purcell’s Cove, near Halifax, Nova Scotia. The trails are well trafficked and part of the historic military site used to monitor submarine trShow more
#10 - Fox Lake Trail
Blue Mountain/Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Fox Lake Trail is one of multiple trails located in Kearney Lake, Nova Scotia as part of the Birch Cove Blue Mountain Wilderness Area. Fox Lake trail connects onto Hobson’s Lake trail, Charlie’s Lake Show more
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