Musquodoboit Trailway

The Musquodoboit Trailway  is made up of: 

  • North/South Granite Ridge Trails
  • Gibralter Rock Loop Trail
  • Admiral Lake Loop Trail
  • Bayer Lake Loop Trail


  • washrooms    
  • picnic shelters    
  • benches    
  • parking lot    

Designated uses

  • walking
  • hiking    
  • biking    
  • cross country skiing    
  • Nordic walking    
  • bird watching    
  • snowshoeing    


  • rail trail    
  • kilometre markers    
  • cell phone service         


Other information about Musquodoboit Trailway

Length of trail: 15 kilometres
Time to complete: 3–4 hours or 6–8 hours to return
Community Group Manager: Musquodoboit Trailways Association
Landowner: Province of Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Trailhead location: Highway 7 at the Musquodoboit Railway Museum and Tourist Bureau, at Park Road, and along Highway 357 at Gibraltar Rock.
Linear or loop trail: linear 
Surface: crusher dust
Other trails adjacent: Back country and wilderness trails are for experienced hikers only: Gibraltar Rock, Admiral Lake, Bayer Lakes, North and South Granite Ridge Trails.
Note: Designated as Trans Canada Trail Phase 1.