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Witherod Lake Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 2.2 mi Elevation gain 193 ft Route type Loop

Dog friendly

Wheelchair friendly

Kid friendly

Stroller friendly

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Lake

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Getting There

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 level pathway suitable for walking and biking, with numerous bike racks along the trail. The level path makes this trail wheelchair and stroller friendly. The trail is well mapped, and has numerous offshoots leading into Long Lake Provincial Park. The trail is open year round, and can be used for winter hiking and snowshoeing. Parking Information: Parking is available on the side of the road near the trailhead located on North West Arm Drive. Parking is also available at the official Long Lake Provincial Park parking lot on North West Arm Drive, from which a short 1km straight path will lead to the Witherod loop.

Bus routes leading to this trail are the 14 and 22. The 14 will take you to Tamarack Drive just before Mountain Road, from here walk down Peter Saulnier Drive, and through to North West Arm Drive and walk to the trailhead. The 22 will take you to Walter Havill Dr just after Osborne Street, from here walk down Osbourne Street and cut onto North West Arm Drive and walk to the trailhead.

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Amy Demone
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Hiking

Great and easy trail with a few small hills that give you a good walk. There never seems to be too many people but I do meet a few around the loop. Stunning views and places to kayak if you’re into that.

Jason Xia
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We visited this trail twice, one in summertime; the other in winter season. Surprisingly, we find the hike rather refreshing in the latter. As the trees are all weathered, we get to see the lake all the way around it. The trails are clearly marked. But still, trying to staying on the trail is always suggested.

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Walking

Pleasant suburban stroll in the woods with a few pretty views of lakes.

Sophia Jodrey
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Hiking

Absolutely great little trail to take your dogs. Few different spots that take you to the water for a little swim as well. Beware not a lot of shade but there are trees that cover over a bit

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Christine Hines
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Hiking

This is an easy short loop. I ended up going through the woods with my sons dog and ended up at Long lake. A guy fishing drove us back to the car park as it was getting late and was quite a ways back. Easy to get turned around as the trails are not marked. When I got back a coworker said he has friends who slept in the woods last year unplanned due to being lost. Would be better if the trails in the woods were marked for us amateurs.

Jerry Howell Jr
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Jerry Howell Jr
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Once again, this app is stopping.

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Jerry Howell Jr
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Hiking

Excellent conditions.

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Daphne DeMond
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Nice trail for walking the dog or with family. Some gentle slopes to provide a bit of exercise. Easily accessible.

Lisa Dorman
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Walking

Easy walk, not much to see!

Brad Savoy
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Can’t see much of the lake

Marsha Y
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Nice trail. I have been a couple times and enjoyed it.

jiandong huzhandadui
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Great trail for all.

Jenna Keeping
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Walking

Easy and well marked trail for a quick walk.

Amie LeBlanc
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Amie LeBlanc
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Vaiva M
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Zak McLaren
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Amie LeBlanc
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Andrea Richard
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Pam C.
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Will Taylor
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Andrew Solomon
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Brittany Benedict
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Jennifer Bliss
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Mackenzie Corkum
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Amie LeBlanc
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Sean LI
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Elicia Martin
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