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Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk


Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk
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Parking Lot
(with fee)
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Length of Trail
3.8 kilometres
Time to Complete
20-25 minutes
40 minutes return
Designated Uses
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  Halifax Waterfront Development Corporation
Trailhead Location:
  Entrances are along the boardwalk at various locations.
Trail Access Points:
  Multiple access points anywhere along the waterfront on Upper and Lower Water Streets.  Boardwalks run from Pier 21 (Marginal Road/Terminal Road access) to Casino Nova Scotia (Upper Water Street)
Length of Trail:
  3.8 km
Linear or Loop Trail:
  Linear.  Average time to walk from Pier 21 to Casino Nova Scotia is approximately 20-25 minutes.
  Wooden boardwalk, partially paved
Emergency Contact:
  Call 911
Nearest Metro Transit Stop:
  Halifax ferry Terminal along boardwalk.  Bus service with Route #2, Route #4, Route #5, Route #6 and Route #82.
Other Trails Adjacent:

Ferry service across to Darmouth Harbourfront Walkway, connection via Marginal Road to Point Pleasant Park Trails.

Note:  A Visitor Information Centre is located along the boardwalk (Sackville Landing)

Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

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