Kings Quarry Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews

Kings Quarry Trail is a 2.3 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Fergusons Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.3 km Elevation Gain: 56 m Route Type: Out & Back

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Kings Quarry Trail is a short out and back trail located in the Purcell's Cove Backlands, near Halifax, Nova Scotia. The trail leads up a steep hill and into the backlands woods, along Purcell's Pond and up to a beautiful look off. The look off offers views of the Halifax Harbour and city below. From here the pathway can be followed down the steep granite hill face and a few metres more to the entrance at the Purcells Cove Social Club. Visitors choosing to follow the extension should take extreme caution. Parking Information: Parking is available at the Purcells Cove Backlands trailhead on Purcells Cove Road.

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