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Salmon River Bridge to Ogden Trail

Record #: GUY0049
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 26 Jul 2014


Located In Salmon River Lake
Where To Find Us
Salmon River Lake, NS
Areas Served Guysborough County

Description & Services

Information From the paved road you will see the head of the Trans Canada Trail, Part 2. There is a slight incline leading to a level plateau that is a nicely groomed trail. To the right you will hear the gurgling of the Salmon River. The left side of this trail consists of a small bank along which small water falls flow draining into the river. Shortly into this hike you will come upon a steeply ascending peak that is known as the Sugarloaf. This is a great display of some of the fascinating geological formations that may be seen throughout Guysborough County, with interpretive signage that describes this formation. There are also small signs all along the trail marking kilometers traveled. Continuing on, the path remains predominantly level and you will come to a small hut that was built and is maintained by local snowmobile enthusiasts. Continuing on you will eventually come to the McAllister suspension bridge. From the bridge you will travel approximately another kilometer reaching the main paved road once again. At this point you have reached Ogden. 
Use: Walking, Hiking, Snowmobiling 
Length: 8.5 km 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: Not yet rated 
Availability: Open 24/7, year round 
Facilities: benches, garbage cans outhouse 
Closest Amenities: town of Guysborough 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -61.720361 
Latitude: 45.359138