Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails (BLT Trail)
Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails Association
|Record #: NST0031||Last Modified: 10 May 2019||Last Full Update: 22 May 2018|
|Where To Find Us||
Parking: Next to Coca-Cola Vending
Lakeside Park Dr
|Other Site Locations||Parking: BLT and St. Margarets Bay Trail
|Areas Served||Halifax Regional Municipality|
|Contact||Jill Campbell-Miller, Co-Chair, BLT Rails to Trails Association|
|Alternate Contact||Karen Sullivan, Co-Chair, BLT Rails to Trails Association|
|Description & Services|
|Information||The Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails (The BLT Trail) begins in Beechville adjacent the Coca-Cola plant in the Lakeside Industrial Park and continues for 13 kilometres terminating at the intersection of the trail with the St Margaret’s Bay Rd. This well-maintained trail is level and accessible for cyclists, walkers, and ATV users. It passes several large lakes, a small waterfall, and diverse natural areas, including wetlands.
Local Trail Rules: 1) Speed limit 20 km/h; 2) no motorcycles, motorbikes, dirt bikes, automobiles, trucks, SUV’s or amphibious vehicles; 3) Obey all signs posted
At the end of the BLT Trail, the trail continues under the management of the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Committee. The BLT Trail also connects with the Chain of Lakes Trail.
For an in-depth description of the trail, visit the BLT website.
|Trail or Water Route Map||
|Hours||Open 5:00 am - 11:00 pm|
|Tags||NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories|
|Categories - General||Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Cross Country Ski Trails ; Hiking Trails ; Off Road Vehicle Trails ; Snowmobile Trails ; Snowshoe Trails ; Wheelchair Users|