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Chain of Lakes Trail (COLTA)

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Chaiin of Lakes Trail Chain of Lakes Trail
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Parking Lot  
Picnic Tables  

Designated Uses
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All-Terrain Vehicles  
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Other Trail Information Yes No
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Length of Trail: 7.25 kilometres
Time to complete: 2 hours


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Community Group Manager:  
  Chain of Lakes Trail Association
  Halifax Regional Municipality
Trailhead Location:
  Starts on Joseph Howe Drive across form the Superstore.  It continues through Bayers Lake Business Park and ends at the Lakeside Business Park where it connects to the Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Trail
Length of Trail:
  7.25 km
Linear or Loop Trail:
  Lilnear Trails - Average walking time one way - 2 hours
  Asphalt and Crusher Dust
Emergency Contact:
  Call 911
Nearest Halifax Transit Stop:
  Due to the length and linear nature of this trail there are multiple entry points. Access from:  Joseph How Drive - Route #2, Route#3, Route#4, Route#6, Route#14, Route#15, Route#17, Route#52, Route#80, Route#81.  Bayers Lake Park Route#21, Route#52.  St. Margaret's Bay Road - Route#6, Route#22, Route#23..
Other Trails Adjacent:

Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Trail


Link to Large map of Chain of Lakes Trails

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