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Gully Lake Trail System: Earltown Lake and Portage Trail

Record #: COT0045
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2022
Last Full Update: 30 Apr 2021


Located In Earltown
Where To Find Us
5300 Highway 311
Earltown, NS
Areas Served Nova Scotia


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Phone 902-895-2007
Contact Cobequid Eco-Trails Society

Description & Services

Information December 7, 2022 - Earltown Lake and Portage Trail has reopened after damage from Hurricane Fiona. Volunteers have cleared trees from the trail. The trail had to be moved in a few spots and is a little rough in places. This trail is part of the Gully Lake Trail System of wilderness hiking trails. Hikers are advised to read and consider the Cobequid Eco-Trail Society's Trail Users' Checklist before heading into the Gully Lake Hiking Trail System. Hikers are to follow the path and trail markers. Length: 6.1 km one way (linear) Rating: "moderate" difficulty Trail surface: soil/footpath Permitted uses: hiking, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing Trail access: 1) 5300 Highway 311 (near Alex MacDonald Road). Park on Alex MacDonald Road or Kemptown Road. 2) Kemptown Road via Yellow Birch Trail at 1734 Kemptown Road. Other trails in the Gully Lake Hiking Trail System: Click images to enlarge maps (opens in new tab).