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Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area - Hiking

Halifax Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area Statistics

What are the activities at Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area?

The Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area is a beautiful natural area located in Nova Scotia. This wilderness area is made up of over 1,000 hectares of forest, lakes and wetlands. The area is a popular spot for hiking, fishing, bird watching and nature photography. Some of the highlights of the area include the Blue Mountain, which offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape, and Birch Cove Lakes, which are a great place to go fishing. There are also a number of hiking trails in the area, including the popular Skyline Trail.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-63.72787
44.6792272

What are the coordinates and address of Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area?

Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area
Maskwa Club Trail, Timberlea, NS B3T 1H1, Canada

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Starting Point

The Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. To get to the start of the trails, take the Armdale Rotary exit off of Highway 102 and drive towards the Halifax Harbour. The entrance to the Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area is located on your right after you cross the Cogswell Street Bridge.

Why visit Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area

The Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area is a beautiful place to visit in Nova Scotia. The area is home to many different types of wildlife, including deer, bears, and eagles. There are also many lakes and rivers in the area, which make for great fishing and swimming spots. The scenery is stunning, and there are plenty of hiking and biking trails to explore.

Is Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area in Nova Scotia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as the Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area is a wilderness area and, as such, offers a very different experience depending on the individual's interests and abilities. That said, the area does offer opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing, so it could be a good place for the whole family to explore.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area in Nova Scotia are hiking, camping, and fishing.

- Hiking the trails in the area

- Bird watching

- Boating on the lakes

- Fishing

- Picnicking

Where to eat?

1. The Wooden Spoon in Lunenburg - This restaurant is located in a historic building in the heart of Lunenburg and serves up fresh, local seafood.

2. The Gables in Mahone Bay - This restaurant is located in a charming seaside cottage and offers fresh, local seafood and produce.

3. The Old Fish Factory in Shelburne - This restaurant is housed in an old fish factory and serves up fresh, local seafood.

4. The Canteen in Liverpool - This restaurant is located in a restored train station and serves up fresh, local fare.

5. The White Point Beach Resort in White Point - This resort offers several dining options, all of which serve up fresh, local seafood.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Shared by
Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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