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Woods Harbour Multi-Purpose Trail

Located In Central Woods Harbour
Where To Find Us
Woods Harbour, NS
Areas Served Municipality of the District Barrington ; Shelburne County
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Contact Misty James, Recreation Director, Barrington Recreation; Phone: 902-637-2015 ext 239
Alternate Contact Joel d'Entremont; Phone: 902-637-2015 ext 237; Email:
Fax 902-637-2598
Description & Services
Woods Harbour Multi-Purpose Trail 
(Approx. 1.5KM) 
Wood’s Harbour, NS 
The Woods Harbour Trail was once the rail line that ran through Woods Harbour, used for transporting passengers, mail, fish, boats, etc.  
The last run was in 1969.  
In 1984 the ties and rails were removed and today is a 1.5 km multi-purpose trail that is now connected to the Woodland Multi-Use Trail.  
There are two parking areas for this trail. one is up Woods Harbour Station Road, and the other is up Cemetery Road.  
For more information on the Woods Harbour Multi-Purpose Trail contact Woodland Multi-use Trail Association
Special Information
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