Cole Harbour Heritage Park Trails

Hours Of Operation

no winter maintenance.


256 Bissett Road, Cole Harbour, Halifax Metro




Cole Harbour Heritage Park Trails are situated in the Halifax Metro region. There are 7 main trails (22.5 km total) which highlight the area’s heritage and natural flora and fauna, as well as woodlands, field and salt marsh shoreline.  Eagle nests are in the area. The trailhead and parking is located by the historical barn on Bissett Road in Cole Harbour. The trails running from this main trailhead interconnect; each trail has its own character.  The trails are open year-round (no winter maintenance) for all to explore the area’s wildlife, including bird watching, while hiking, cycling, skiing, and snowshoeing along the trails. Visit our web site for additional information, as well as a trail map to plan your route.

More Details

Facilities / Services

Wheelchair accessible
Limited accessibility

Detailed Information

Trail length: 22.50 km
Trail type: Day-use trail, Urban or community trail
Trail surface: Gravel, Natural
Activities: Birding & wildlife, Cross country skiing, Cycling, Hiking, Snowshoeing