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Aspotogan Trail

Record #: MDC0180
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2019
Last Full Update: 13 Mar 2014


Located In East River
Where To Find Us
East River, NS
Areas Served Lunenburg County


Phone 902-275-3490
Mailing Address c/o Municipality of Chester Recreation & Parks Department 
PO Box 582 
151 King St 
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Fax 902-275-3630

Description & Services

Information The Aspotogan Trail runs between the Chester Connection Trail in East River and the St. Margeret's Bay Rails to Trails in Hubbards. It's also part of the Rum Runners Trail The trail follows the abandoned rail line between Hubbards and East River, cutting across the top of the Aspotogan Peninsula. Bicyclists will enjoy its gravel surface and families will find this an easy walk because it is nearly level throughout. Birders should also enjoy this walk. From the trail there are numerous locations to view scenery, wildlife, flora, fauna and geology.

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