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Salmon River Lake to Moshers Lake Trail

Record #: GUY0051
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 26 Jul 2014


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

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Information Entering the Trans Canada trail, Part 4, hike in an easterly direction. This will take you around the southern point of Salmon River Lake, where the trail follows along the shoreline. As you continue along, you will travel close to the main road and then veer off towards Three Island Lake. Going past the tip of this lake, the trail takes a slight turn to the south and brings you along the shores of Big Beaver Dam Lake. Watch for beaver dams in this area, signs of this busy animals continuous work in our lakes and streams. This trail follows along the shores of many waterways. Continuing on, you will pass by Beaver Dam Lake and Lyons Lake where you will encounter a walking bridge. Soon you will come to the area where the trail crosses the 12 Mile Woods road at the tip of Mosher Lake. This is your exit point should you be going one way. If you still feel the desire to explore further, you may continue hiking out to the Cross Roads at Country Harbour. If you have chosen to continue hiking, the trail will continue another 8.5km. The trail will wind along the southern shore of Mosher Lake and continue through Malay Meadow. Your journey will end at highway 316 where there is said to be an ancient Native burial ground, a reminder of the Mi'kmaq population that once lived in this area. 
Use: Walking, Hiking 
Length: 9 km 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: Not yet rated 
Availability: Open 24/7, year round 
Facilities: none 
Closest Amenities: town of Guysborough,Country Harbour 
GPS Coordinates 
Longitude: -61.720361 
Latitude: 45.359138

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