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Fort Sackville Walkway

Record #: NST0051
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2019
Last Full Update: 12 Mar 2019


Located In Bedford (Bedford-Sackville Region)
Where To Find Us
15 Fort Sackville Rd
Bedford, NS
Canada B4A 2G6
Areas Served Bedford (Bedford-Sackville Region)


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Phone 902-865-9238
Contact David Waugh, Director and Trails Coordinator, Sackville Rivers Association; Phone: 902-220-8203; Email:
Alternate Contact Walter Regan, President, Sackville Rivers Association; Phone: 902-865-9238
Mailing Address c/o Sackville Rivers Association 
Box 45071 
Sackville Heights Community Centre 
45 Connolly Dr, Room 206 
Middle Sackville, NS 
Canada B4E 2Z6
Volunteers Wanted (Email)
Volunteer Opportunity Trail Patrol, Trail Clean-ups.

Description & Services

Nearest Community With Services Bedford
Trail Surface Crusher surface, Asphalt and concrete sidewalk
Trail Activities Hiking ; Trail Running ; Walking ; Bird Watching ; Fishing ; Nature Viewing ; Swimming Nearby ; Dog Walking (on leash)
Trail Attributes Out & Back (Linear) Trail ; Point to Point Trail ; Suburban Trail ; All Year ; Groomed Trail ; No Winter Maintenance (Use Caution) ; Requires Some Climbing/Stairs ; Wheelchair Access (Partial) ; Scenic View ; Interpretive Signage ; Reliable Cellphone Reception
Facilities At Start/End/Along Trail Benches ; Drinking Water ; Picnic Areas ; Trail Map Signage ; Parking Available ; Public Transportation ; Washroom (Accessible)
Facilities Near Trail Parking Available ; Public Transportation ; Picnic Area ; Restaurant/Take Out ; Convenience/Grocery Store ; Drinking Water ; Auto Repair Service ; Fuel ; Washrooms (Accessible)
Trail Cautions During high water on the Sackville River a short portion of this trail may be under water - in particular the pedestrian underpass (Superstore) and a portion along the Bud Bremner Sports field.
Trail Rating INCLINE: 1 Little hill climbing and limited number of stairs. TERRAIN: B Trail is crusher dust with a portion of Concrete Sidewalk and an asphalt trail through Fish Hatchery Park. PROXIMITY TO NATURE AND URBAN AMENITIES: The trail is a mix of both natural environment and urban amenities.
Information From Scott Manor House, Fort Sackville, Bedford, through Fish Hatchery Park at the mouth of the Sackville River, Bedford. Then follow trail markers from Union Street to trail along the River with access to Bedford Atlantic Superstore and Bedford Place Mall, then crossing the River to Range Park (Bud Bremner Sports Field), Bedford. 2km., wheelchair accessible from Unions Street (Superstore) to Range Park (Bud Bremner Sports Field).
Hours The trail is closed from 10 PM to 5 AM
Dates All year
Accessibility Accessibility is most efficient at Superstore and Bedford Place Mall.

Special Information

Partnerships This trail was developed with the support of HRM, Active Transportation group, HRM Parks, the Province of Nova Scotia (Lands and Forests).
Established 2000
Tags NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories