York Redoubt National Historic Site Trail

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York Redoubt National Historic Site Trail is a 3.1 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.1 km
ELEVATION GAIN
84 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

cave

forest

views

wildlife

blowdown

bugs

muddy

old growth

over grown

historic site

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 traffic during World War Two. Numerous offshoots exist, offering views along the shore, into the woods to an old, cave-like bunker, and through the woods circling back to the historic site. Open to visitors for walking throughout the year, the area is also open to tourists for walking and tours from June to the beginning of September. Parking Information: Parking is available at the National Historic Site off of Ferguson’s Cove Road. During the tourist season parking after hours is also available at the lot off of Fire Road, offering direct access to the wooded trails.

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hiking
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walking
Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Walk in the park. If you go to Halifax, its a must do.

hiking
Monday, April 18, 2016

So many different trails to encounter, it can be as difficult or as easy of a walk as you want!

cross country skiing
Saturday, May 23, 2015

walking
Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Nice trail close to the city. Walk down to the Halifax Harbor and check out the old military buildings around the huge property.