Cole Harbour Parks & Trails Association

Record #: NST0007
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2022
Last Full Update: 01 May 2019


Located In Cole Harbour (HRM)
Where To Find Us
Program and Maintenance Buildings
256 Bissett Rd
Cole Harbour (HRM), NS
Areas Served Halifax Regional Municipality


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Contact Janice Bishop, Chair; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Chair CHPTA 
Box 13 
51 Forest Hills Parkway 
Dartmouth, NS B2W 6C6
Volunteers Wanted (Email)
Volunteers Wanted! Janice Bishop, Chair, Cole Harbour Parks and Trails Association; Email:
Volunteer Opportunity CHPTA is a 100% volunteer run organization with charitable status. Volunteer opportunities include Board Members, Trail Patrol, Trail Stewards, and more. With these volunteers CHPTA is able to build and maintain beautiful trails for our community. Membership: $5.

Description & Services

Cole Harbour Parks & Trails Association is determined to preserve a piece of iconic Nova Scotia for future generations. We are a group of dedicated volunteers who build and maintain trails in Cole Harbour Basin and areafor all to enjoy. We work with all levels of government to gain funding, build trails, and maintain them. 
The Association currently manages the following trails: 
- Salt Marsh Trail 
- Shearwater Flyer Trail  
- Heritage Park  
Two additional trails were built or restored and are monitored in partnership with HRM: the Bissett Trail and Forest Hills Trail.
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 95 year(s)
Hours vary
Dates Drop in opportunity on Saturday mornings starting at 9am at 256 Bissett Road
Meetings Check our website for dates, times and places.

Special Information

Partnerships Federal, Provincial and Municipal Government Agencies,Trans Canada Trail, Nova Scotia Trails Federation, Halifax Regional Trails.
Established 1998
Tags All Things Trails ; HALIFAX ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Volunteer Community Trail Groups
Categories - General Cycling ; Hiking ; Off Road Vehicle Riding ; Trail Development Advocacy Groups and Organizations ; Volunteer Opportunities