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SO YOU WANT TO DO A GONZO BIKE RIDE...

SAFETY FIRST:

Attach a bright red flashing light somewhere on the back of your bike where it is visible to drivers. It does absolutely no good hidden behind your tool kit. BTW: Turn it on !

Wear bright colours.

Ride single file.

Ride no more than 4-5 in a group. Keep a minimum 100 meters between groups to allow cars to pass.

Line ride only with people who are experienced riders.

Have a rear view mirror. Use it constantly. We are all half deaf, have wind blowing through our helmets, and today's cars are very quiet.

If you are in front, point out road hazards. If you don't know how, ask an experienced cyclist, or fall to the back.

If you are in the back, call out "Car Back" when a vehicle is approaching from the rear. Riders in front of you may not see the vehicle approaching because you're blocking the view in their mirror.

Pass other cyclists only on the left. Call out "On Your Left" as you approach from the rear in time for them to know you're coming.

When stopping at intersections or wherever, get your ass completely off the road onto the shoulder. Drivers hate us anyway, don't make it worse.

You can ride without jabbering at your fellow cyclists. Pay attention to traffic and road conditions at all times. Jabber later when stopped. It's ok while hiking, but not cycling.

Know where you're going and where you are. A cue sheet & map is sent out with every ride. Print it & bring it. If you don't know how, ask. Google Maps on your phone helps too.

Pay attention to your surroundings at all times. You are responsible for your own safety as well as that of others.

COVID PROTOCOLS:

When arriving at the ride start, park in car-clumps of 4 or 5.

Leave some room between clumps.

Keep your socializing to a minimum, and in small groups of half a dozen people. Maintain 6 feet of distance. I realize this is difficult for Gonzos, who have the same social habits as ants and Starlings.

Bring a mask in your bike bag or pocket for ice cream stops or whatever.

Do not give "concerned citizens" any reason to call the Covid Police. Appearances are more important than reality in today's world.

BASIC CYCLING INFO:

You should carry (at a minimum) a patch kit, tire levers, spare tube and air supply (pump or cartridge)

Ideally, you will know how to use the stuff listed in #1. Someone else will probably stop & help you, but by doing so they are taking time from their own ride.

Invest in a basic Garmin or some other form of odometer so you can follow the RWGPS cue sheets issued weekly. Or you can just follow the person in front, who may (or may not) know where they're going.

Be on time for ride starts. The ride leaves the start at 10AM unless posted differently. Driving in at 9:55 (or 10:05) and then getting your gear together while yakking with others is just plain rude.

Read the ride description & e-mail beforehand. It helps if you have an idea where you're going beforehand. Also there is often neat stuff to see or places to stop that are on the cue sheet, but not visible from the road, e.g. this week's lighthouse. Gonzo rides are not designed to be races. Enjoy the journey.

This year we will have two rides each week . They will both start at the same place and time, and hopefully finish at the same place and very close in time. One will be "longish" and average speed will be 20 + kph. The second will be shorter, average speed 15 + kph.

Your rides are mapped out & set up by two or three people who don't get paid. If you want to complain, try to keep it to constructive criticism. Suggestions for rides are always welcome, and offers to map out rides are always accepted with thanks.

Click Hike Distances again to drop this screen

Why does everyone's mapping app give different hike distances???

Tracking your distance while hiking a trail involves a lot of variables and they all contribute a bit of imprecision.

Satellite Accuracy

By law, GPS satellites don't say exactly where you are. Military applications say you are here...Your Strava app...OK, here plus or minus a few meters.

GPS satellites triangulate your position...more satellites...better accuracy. Your tracking app logs things like position, elevation and something called DOP (Duration of Precision) to let you know how confident the GPS satellite infrastructure is in the accuracy of any one reading.

Location Tracking Frequency

GPS may log your position every 5 seconds, 10 seconds, 20 seconds...etc. Given the accuracy limitations...these variations will definitely affect what the app says is your hike distance.

Distance Calculation Algorithm

When your GPS logs 2 points (each which may be off by a few meters), how does it decide just how far you walked? All apps use a basic algorithm (the Haversine Formula - James Iman 1835) , which computes the distance between 2 points on a known sphere. That sphere is planet Earth and the generally accepted radius of the Earth is 6371 kms...again with the plus or minus. Not all apps use this exact formula or radius value.

Elevation Changes

Many tracking apps do not take elevation into account in their distance calculations.

Missed Points

For a variety of reasons, your phone app will miss a number of logging points. If you look very closely at the track your phone puts on a map or go thru the actual log...you'll see straight lines where the detail was lost for a bit. This will affect your hike distance calculation.

Thousands of Readings

It is very easy to generate a few thousand Longitude/Latitude readings on any one hike. With all the variations mentioned above...it is easy to see why everyone's hike distances varies, sometimes by quite a bit. You could carry 2 identical phones on a hike and the distances would be off for quite a few reasons.

Why do bike speedometers give slightly different distances?

Measuring your cycling distance with a bike speedometer has less moving parts but each has some imprecision built in.

Wheel Sensor

That little sensor on your front fork is a reed switch...basically 2 contacts that get closed by the magnet on your spoke as the wheel goes around one rotation. The sensor may not send every rotation...say a really bump road, or if using wireless, there might be a skip here and there.

Wheel Size Measurement

Speedometers ask you to input your wheel size ie: 700cc 25mm. This gives them the size of the circle and thus the radius of the wheel to cipher out just how far one rotation of that wheel will move you down the road.

You might switch to a 23mm width tire and not tell your speedometer. You may have a under-inflated tire. You may be one of those riders that wallpapers the road as you cycle hills. Any of these variables would affect the simple math that a speedometer uses.


Click Where Am I? again to drop this screen

How do I know where I am on a hike/bike?

You need an app on your phone that has maps, and you need to turn on Location on your phone (which uses the GPS chip and all those satellites in the sky). If you use Google for maps, you need data...but there is a great app out there that is free to use....OSMAND and it does not need or use data.

OSMAND app

OSM stands for Open Street Maps and is runs just like Wikipedia....crowd-sourced and lots of volunteers. You can load their free app and then load up to 8 maps for free (Nova Scotia is 1 map).

OSM has many hikes already loaded on their NS maps, including just about every Gonzo hike. So if you head out to a place like Spider Lake...you can see the myriad of trails. The app and the GPS chip on your phone will let you know where you are all the time.

How do I get a GPX file to follow on a hike/bike?

We generate our bike routes with RideWithGPS. The webpage allows you print a map of the ride, download a cue sheet and a GPX file...all for free, with no login required. The app is fussier...use the webpage.

We generate our hike routes during a hike, and then make the GPX available on the Gonzo Parking page (type Gonzo Parking into Google).

Once you have a GPX on your PC...email it to yourself as an attachment. Then get on your phone, read your mail and click on the GPX attachment. Your phone will ask you what you want to do with this file and may offer up any mapping apps as options...(Strava, Google, OSMAND). OSMAND is the free one.

If you already have some default map app for downloads....you can get the GPX into OSMAND by loading the app, going to Configure Map..Tracks...Add More...From Downloads and your GPX file will hopefully be there.

Click Triangulate again to drop this screen

Why does my phone GPS location need at least 4 satellites?

People have been using triangles to help measure things since back in the pyramid days. In World War II, some bright bulb figured out how to use 3 radio receivers to triangulate the position of partisan radios.

Cell towers can do this as well, assuming the towers are essentially on the same plane (ie: 2 dimensions).




In all these methods, there are built-in inconsistencies. The distance to the object in question is ciphered from the time it takes for the signal to travel from A to B. The level of accuracy depends on geometry of the devices, signal interference, atmospheric conditions and hardware/software quality .

Satellites are way out in space and definitely not on the same plane. You need that 4th satellite to compensate for the 3rd dimension. GPS satellites can generally get your location down to about 5 meters.


HIKING   #1 To #40

HEMLOCK RAVINE
Kent Ave off Bedford Hwy
1-2 hrs Hilly
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Parking QR code
View Hike 3km
Download GPX

PIGGIES MTN
571 Purcells Cove Rd, 2km past Yacht Squadron, on right
2-3 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX
Lollipop Hike 4km
Download GPX
HalBent Hike 6km
Download GPX

CONRADS BEACH
Conrad Rd off Lawrencetown Rd
1-2 hrs Flat
Beach&Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

KEARNEY LAKE #1
Hobson Trail parking, 143-155 Colins Rd off Belle St off Kearney Lake Rd
3-5 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Fox Lake Hike 5km
Download GPX
Ash Lake Hike 9km
Download GPX

KEARNEY LAKE #2
Fox Lake Loop, 91 Saskatoon Ave, off Hamshaw Dr, off Kearney Lake Rd
2-3 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map

BLUFF TRAIL
2890 St Margarets Bay Rd
2-3 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View One Loop 8km
Download GPX
Cranberry Loop 7km
Download GPX
Two Loops 15km
Download GPX
Full Monty 25km
Download GPX

SHUBIE PARK #1
Fairbanks Ctr, off Locks Rd, off #318
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

SHUBIE PARK #2
Lake Charles north end, where #318 goes under #107
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Shubie Top 4km
Download GPX
Shubie Middle 3km
Download GPX

PENNANTS POINT
Crystal Crescent Beach (2nd parking lot), off Sambro Creek Rd, off Pennant Rd
3-5 hrs Rocky
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 10km
Download GPX

CROWBAR-MYRA
1800 Myra Rd, Porters Lake, off #7 Hwy
3-5 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 8km
Download GPX

CROWBAR-ECHO
50 Circle Drive ballfields, off #7 Hwy, Lake Echo
3-5 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 11km
Download GPX

JACK LAKE
87 Smith's Rd, off Hammonds Plains Rd, 3 mins from Bedford Hwy
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map

SANDY LAKE
115 (End of) Smith's Rd, off Hammonds Plains Rd
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map

COLPITT LAKE
Alabaster Cul-De-Sac, off Drysdale Rd, off Herring Cove
2-3 hrs Rolling
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
Between Lakes 6km
Download GPX
Colpitt Lake 6km
Download GPX
Flat Lake 7km
Download GPX

SALT MARSH
806 Bissett Rd (#322)....
1-2 hrs Flat
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

HERITAGE PARK
Bissett Rd, 1200m East of Salt Marsh
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

LAWRENCETOWN
Lawrencetown Beach Parking Lot, off Hwy #207
1-2 hrs Rolling
Beach&Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

BLT TRAIL
By Coke plant, 18 Lakeside Park Dr, off Hwy #3
1-2 hrs Flat
Rail Trail

Parking Map

PORTERS LAKE
57 Old Harvey Lane, West Chezzetcook, off Hwy #207
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

McNABS ISLAND
Fishermans Cove, off Shore Rd, off Hwy #322
3-5 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 10km
Download GPX

MT UNIACKE
Uniacke Estate Museum Park, just off #1 Hwy
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Loop Hike 8km
Download GPX
Deep Lake Hike 7km
Download GPX

NINE MILE RIVER
1343 Enfield Rd, off Old Enfield Rd, 8km off #2 Hwy
3-4 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 10km
Download GPX

SUGAR MOON
221 Alex McDonald Rd off #311 Hwy
1-2 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

MARTINIQUE
Parking Lot #3, 193 Martinique Beach Rd, off E.Petpesquik Rd, off #7 Hwy
1-2 hrs Flat
Beach&Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

PROSPECT
190 Hages Ln, off Jamis Rd, off Selig Rd, off Prospect Bay Rd, off #333
1-2 hrs Hilly
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 4km
Download GPX

ADMIRAL LAKE
Parking lot just before 52 Park Road, off #357, off #7 highway
3-5 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 10km
Download GPX

BLOMIDON PARK
3138 Pereau Rd, off #221 Hwy, off #358 Hwy
3-5 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid
View Hike 11km
Download GPX

CAPE SPLIT
1029 Cape Split Rd, off #358 Hwy
3-4 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid
View Hike 13km
Download GPX

TAYLORS HEAD
Point Walk, off #7 Hwy, just past Spry Harbour
3-4 hrs Rolling
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Forest Hills
View Hike 8km
Download GPX

SACKVILLE LAKES
440 First Lake Dr, off Cobequid Rd
1-2 hrs Flat
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Second Lake 7km
Download GPX

BIG INDIAN
Upper parking lot, Exhibition Park, by bus stop, off #333
2-3 hrs Flat
Woods Trail

Parking Map

SUSIES LAKE
Kents Lower Parking Lot, Off Chain Lake Drive
2-3 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX
Harder Hike 15km
Download GPX

POLLY COVE
Between West Dover & Peggys Cove off #333 Hwy
1-2 hrs Rolling
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 3km
Download GPX

GAFF POINT
Hirtles Beach Rd, off Kingsburg Rd, off #332 Hwy
2-3 hrs Rolling
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
CPool HammondPlains
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

BOTHY HIKE
Weeks Gravel Pit, off Six Mile Brook Rd, off #4, off Exit #19, #104 Hwy
3-4 hrs Rolling
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River
View Hike 11km
Download GPX

MAS YOUNG BOTHY HIKE
#104...Exit #19 to #4 head East for .5km ..Turn left on Six Mile for 5.1km..Turn right on Four Mile for 2.5km..Turn left on New Road for 2.9km..Turn left on Grant Rd for 0.9km
3-4 hrs Rolling
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River
Gordon's detailed instructions to Mas Young
Bothy hike #35 is the same route, just this start is at Mas Young.

TELEGRAPH HILL
Parking at Powder Mill Park, off Rocky Lake Dr, #2
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

LAKE WILLIAMS
Parking at Powder Mill Park, off Rocky Lake Dr, #2
2-3 hrs Rolling
Gravel Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

POWDER MILL
Parking just below Powder Mill Park, off Rocky Lake Dr, #2
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 6-9km
Download GPX

BLUE MOUNTAIN
Anahid Dr, off Kingswood Dr, off Larry Uteck or Hammonds Plains
1-2 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 3km
Download GPX

WENTWORTH SKI
Ski Wentworth, 14595 Route # 4
2-3 hrs Hilly
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

WENTWORTH HOSTEL
Wentworth Hostel , 249 Wentworth Station Rd, off #4
2-3 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River

STAGECOACH RD
Exit #7 Carpool Parking, Grant Rd, off #102 or #2
3-4 hrs Rolling
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX
HIKING   #41 To #80

DINGLE PARK
Sir Sandford Fleming Park, Dingle Rd, off Purcell's Cove Rd
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Winter Hike 4km
Download GPX

GASPEREAU
Deep Hollow Rd (1982-1832) just after bridge, 4km off #1, Off 101 Exit #11
2-3 hrs Rolling
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid
View Hike 9km
Download GPX

TANCOOK FERRY
Chester: off Water St, off Duke St, off #3
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
CPool HammondPlains

BLUE BEACH
Hantsport Area: off Bluff Rd, off Martin Rd, off #1
1-2 hrs Rolling
Trail&Beach

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

WOLFVILLE WATERSHED
1351 Forest Hill Road, off Greenfield Rd, off Gaspereau River Rd, off #101
2 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

POINT PLEASANT
Point Pleasant Upper Parking Lot, Off Tower Rd.
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 3km
Download GPX

BLACK ROCK BEACH
5350 Point Pleasant Dr, Lower Parking Lot, Off Tower Rd.
1-2 hrs Rolling
Urban Trail

Parking Map
DarkSide Remix 17km
Download GPX

MELANCHOLY MT
806 or 851 Montague Road (For GPS)
2-3 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

BLACK HOLE FALLS
935 Old Baxter Mill Rd, off Black Hole Rd, off #221 at Sheffield Mills
2-3 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid
View Hike 4km
Download GPX

GYPSUM CAVES
Rocks Rd, off #1, off Exit4 #101
1-2 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid

DAWSON BROOK
Between Exit#3 & Exit4 #101. About 3m before Ellershouse overpass
1 hour Rolling
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Cobequid
View Hike 2km
Download GPX

DUNCANS COVE
310 Duncans Cove Rd, off Chebucto Head Rd, off #349
2-3 hrs Rolling
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

OLD ANNAPOLIS
Hiking Trail Rd, Bowater/Mersey turnoff at Mill Lake, off #103
1-2 hrs Rolling
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

LONG LAKE OSBORNE
154 Osborne St, between North West Arm Dr and Herring Cove Rd
1-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 4km
Download GPX
View Hike 6km
Download GPX
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

LONG LAKE PROV PARK
St Margarets Bay Rd At Long Lake Park (8651)
1-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

OAKFIELD PARK
Oakfield Park Rd, chain-metal fence, 1 km off #2 Hwy
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

SPIDER LAKE
119 Spider Lake Rd, off Hwy #318
1-2 hrs Rolling
Flat&Rocky Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

LITTLE BLUFF
7475 Highway #10, New Germany, Nova Scotia
3-4 hrs Mixed
Woods Trail

Parking Map
CPool HammondPlains
View Hike 11km
Download GPX
Zinck Falls 0.1km
Download GPX

GARNET'S BLUFF
1300 Highway #208, Simpson's Corner, Nova Scotia
2-3 hrs Mixed
Woods Trail

Parking Map
CPool HammondPlains

CAPE GEORGE
5728-5920 Sunrise Trail, Antigonish, NS
3-4 hrs Mixed
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

OLD COACH RD
Parking Lot, 1 km in on Old Coach Rd, off #333 (Prospect Rd)
3-4 hrs Mixed
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 8km
Download GPX

THOMAS COVE
Parking Lot, 1 km off Economy Point Rd, 2 km off #2 (Glooscap Trail)
3-4 hrs Mixed
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River
View Hike 8km
Download GPX

ECONOMY FALLS
Parking Lot, 300m off River Phillip Rd, 7 km off #2 (Glooscap Trail)
1-2 hrs Mixed
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Fall River
View Hike 2km
Download GPX

QUEENS QUARRY
#505 Purcell's Cove Rd...(Purcell's Cove Social Club)
3-5 hrs Hilly
Roots&Rocks

Parking Map
View Hike 9km
Download GPX

THREE FATHOM HARBOUR
Junction of the Atlantic View Trail and the Three Fathom Harbour Road, off #207
1-2 hrs Rolling
Beach&Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 4km
Download GPX

BRUNELLO LINKS
120 Brunello Blvd, off Timberlea Village Parkway, off St. Margarets Rd
1-2 hrs Rolling
Golf Course

Parking Map
View Hike 9km
Download GPX

BLUE ROCKS
Just up from the church at 135 Stonehurst Rd, intersection with S Side Rd. Off Blue Rocks Rd, off #332 in Lunenburg
2-3 hrs. Hilly
Rocky Barrens/Coastal

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

NORA WARREN
Nora-Warren Trail Head. Junction of Norawarren Drive and Reginald Court off Herring Cove Road just before Paavia
2-3 hrs. Mixed
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

BEECHVILLE
End of Dominion Cres (past ChopHouse), off Lakeside Park Dr, off Hwy #3
3-4 hrs Mixed
Woods Trail

Parking Map

GAETZ BROOK
Parking at trailhead, Gaetz Brook Legion, 6644 Highway #7 in Gaetz Brook
1-2 hrs Flat
Rail Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 8km
Download GPX

POPPY TREE 2020
Intersection of Drysdale Rd and Alabaster Way, off Herring Cove Rd
2-3 hrs Rolling
Rocky Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

GOVERNORS LOOP
Intersection of Oceanbreeze Ave and Harnish Rd, off Herring Cove Rd (up from Pavia Coffee)
2-3 hrs Rolling
Rocky Trail...Wet

Parking Map
View Hike 7km
Download GPX

JOHNSON FALLS
End of Perrin Dr, off #118, Fall River. Also see Miller's Falls on Perrin Dr...just at Sanctuary Court
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map - Johnson
Parking Map - Millers
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

COLE HARBOUR CLIFFS
Just off the Cow Bay Rd, #322, near Rainbow Haven Beach
1-2 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX

VICTORIA PARK
Victoria park, 29 Park Road, Truro
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map

GULLY LAKE
1734 Kemptown Rd, Upper Kemptown, off #311
3-4 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Grant Rd
View Hike 9km
Download GPX

IRISHMAN'S RD
151 Irishmans Rd, Windsor, off Wentworth Rd, off #1
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
Carpool Sackville Bus
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

SMILEYS PARK
109 Clayton McKay Rd, Newport, off Mackay Rd, off #215
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map

MOSES MOUNTAIN
Mosses Mtn Road, off #14
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 6km
Download GPX

NICHOLS LAKE
Sunrise Interfaith Cemetery, 2025 Prospect Rd, Hatchet Lake
2-3 hrs Rolling
Woods Trail

Parking Map
View Hike 5km
Download GPX
BIKING   #1 To #80

GONZO BIKING SAFETY
Biking Safety suggestions for our day Bikes
Biking Safety

LUNENBURG
Curling Club, off 87 Victoria Rd
Parking Map
1. Rissers 59km
2. Blue Rocks 56km
3. Blue Rocks lite 44km

SOUTH MAITLAND
Station Rd parking lot, off Hwy #215, South Maitland
Parking Map
1. Burntcoat 71km
2. Burntcoat Loop 75km

MAITLAND
Freize & Roy, off Hwy #215, Maitland
Parking Map
1. Burntcoat 54km

KENNETCOOK
Snappers Bar parking lot, intersection of #354 & #236
Parking Map
1. Burntcoat 75km

ASPOTOGAN
9 Firehall Rd, Blandford, off #329, off #3
Parking Map
1. Aspotogan 56km
XX Ass-Toboggan 60km
3. Out & Back 40km

ASPOTOGAN CARPOOL
Exit 6 carpool parking lot
Parking Map
1. Aspo Carpool 56km

WOLFVILLE
282 Main St, across from Willow Park, off #1.
Parking Map
1. Hantsport 59km
2. Lookoff 86km
3. Sunken Lake 53km
4. Berwick Trail 65km
5. South Mountain 57km

MAHONE BAY
3 Churches parking lot, 18 Edgewater St, Mahone Bay, off #3
Parking Map
1. LaHave 56km
2. Blue Rocks 72km
3. Petite Riviere 82km
4. Indian Point 77km
5. Green Bay 85km
6. Riverport Loop 63km
7. Bleu Roche 71km
8. Kingsport 60km
9. LaHave OMG 85km
10. Riverport 68km
11. 2nd Peninsula 82km
12. Barss Corner 74km

PORT WILLIAMS PUB
Port Pub parking, off Kars St, off #358
Parking Map
1. Kingsport Lite 51km
2. Kingsport 64km
3. Berwick 71km
XX LookOff 61km
5. Short Loop 37km
6. Flatville 70km
7. Flatville 42km

PORT WILLIAMS CHURCH
1031 Main St, Port Williams... #358
Parking Map
1. Blomidon Flat 74km
2. Port Williams Flat 59km
3. Kingsport 42km
4. Canning 39km
5. Birthday Ride 75km
6. Birthday Ride 75mi
7. Flat - No Dirt 72km
8. Halls Harbour 77km
9. Kingsport 49km
10. Blomidon 70km
11. Kingsport Loop 49km

PORT WILLIAMS SCHOOL
Port Williams School, 1261 Belcher St. Turn left on Belcher as you come into Port Williams.
Parking Map
1. Halls Harbour 73km
2. Short Halls 56km
3. Berwick 73km
4. Lookoff 75km

ENFIELD - Grant Rd
Exit #7 Carpool Parking, 11-23 Grant Rd, Enfield, off #2
Parking Map
1. Gay's River 78km
2. Gay's River 59km
3. Elderbank 108km
4. Oldham 71km

PORTER'S LAKE
7020 Marine Dr, off #207, just up from Acadian Tea Room
Parking Map
1. Crowell Rd 34km
2. Mineville 45km
3. Fishermans 51km
4. Ride For Pie 58km
5. Grande Dessert 62km
6. Pandemic Pie 73km
7. Rainbow Ride 58km
8. Loop the Lake 42km
9. Fun With Fingers 69km
10.sregniF htiW nuF 68km

STEWIACKE
Whistlers Pub, 50 Main St East, Exit 11 off #102
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1. S Maitland 58km
2. Shortt's Lake 64km
3. Brookfield 42km
4. Brookfield 71km
5. South Branch 64km
6. Cook's Brook 74km
7. Cook's Short 55km
8. Short Shortt's 38km
9. Lattie's Brook 72km
10. Cooks Brook '23 74km
11. Cooks Short '23 54km 12. Elderbank 74km

MASTODON RIDGE
87 Main St W, Stewiacke, Exit 11 off #102
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XX Old Barns 72km
XX Old Barns short 42km

KENTVILLE
Kentville Court House, 87 Cornwallis St, off #341, off #1
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1. Berwick 54km
2. Somerset 69km
3. Hall's Harbour 72km
4. Waterville 41km
5. North Mountain 41km
6. Aylesford 82km
7. Aylesford NOT 55km
8. Blomidon 75km

KENTVILLE burbs
Gary Pearl Drive, off Highway #1, between Kentville and Coldbrook
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1. Lifecycle Lite 79km
2. Lifecycle Liter 48km

WINDSOR
17 Water St, Windsor. Tim Hortons off Exit #6
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1. Newport 46km
2. Newport 76km
3. Wolfville 64km
4. Wolfville 81km
5. Avondale 74km
6. Hantsport 43km
7. Hantsport 72km
XX Grand Pre 78km
9. Ridge Rd 62km
10. Gaspereau 70km
11. Acadia Sites 75km
12. Oak Island 74km
13. Gaspereau 77km
14. Avonport 42km

MONUMENT LOOP ROAD
24-28 Monument Loop, Head of Jeddore, off Hwy #7
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1. Jeddore ClamHbr 72km
2. Clam Harbour 57km

TATA REC CENTER
North Shore Rec Center, 30 Blair Ave, Tatamagouche
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1. Pugwash 78km
2. Wallace 63km
3. Malagash 48km
4. Wallace Trail 70km

SHUBENACADIE
Heritage Baptist Church, downtown Shubenacadie
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1. Brookfld/S Mait 61km

SHUBENACADIE
Milford Station Carpool, Hwy #14, just off #2
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1. Alton 77km

HANTSPORT
Baptist Church, 1 Main St, downtown Hantsport
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1. Oak Island 61km

BROOKLYN
Newport United Church parking lot, Hwy #14 & #215, Brooklyn
Parking Map
1. Avon River 61km
2. Brooklyn/Rawdon 62km

BROOKLYN ARENA
Brookyn Arena, Hwy #14 & #215, Brooklyn, Brooklyn
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1. Cogmagun Short 48km
2. Cogmagun 75km

GRAHAMS GROVE
45 Grahams Grove, Hwy #7 & Prince Albert Rd, Dartmouth
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1. Moose Loop 44km
2. Shubie 17km

LONDONDERRY
Side road, off #4 (heading North), off Exit #11 off #104
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1. Wentworth 76km

MUSQUODOBOIT TRAIL
Parking lot just before 52 Park Road, off #357, off #7 highway
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1. Elderbank 56km
2. Lays Lake 43km

MUSQUODOBOIT ROAD
Parking lot by old Rail Station, across from Dobbit's on #7 highway
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1. Jeddore Tour 79km

MUSQUODOBOIT RINK
Rink parking lot, 67 Park Road, off #357, off #7 highway
Parking Map
1. Jeddore Mini 50km

MUSQUODOBOIT SCHOOL
Eastern Shore District High School, 35 West Petpeswick Rd., Musquodoboit Harbour, off #7 highway
Parking Map
1. Petpeswick 66km

BIKE&BEAN
5401 St Margarets Bay Rd, Upper Tantallon
Parking Map
1. Hubbards 53km

BERWICK
Western Kings Health Ctr, 121 Orchard St, off Commercial, Berwick. Drive around behind the building.
Parking Map
Jonny's Burgers
1. Jonnys/Mdlton 77km
2. Jonnys/K'ville 58km
3. Jonnys 50km
4. Short Jonnys 31km
5. Trail Map 64km
6. Morden 83km
7. Weltons Corner 50km

NEW GLASGOW
Parking lot behind Pictou Co. Wellness Center, off MacGregor Ave, off #4, off #104 Exit #23.
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1. Pictou 78km
2. Pictou 50km

ONSLOW
61 Onslow Rd. Turn left at the stop sign on the exit ramp and go about 500 meters, the Colchester Jr. High school is on your right. Park in the upper lot.
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XX Grt Vill/Debert 73km
2. Onslow/Debert 51km
3. Onslow/NorthR 76km
4. Debert Short 44km
5. Great Village 83km

WENTWORTH CHURCH
Wentworth United Church, 13315 Highway #4, just past Wentworth Market.
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1. Wallace 49km
2. Pugwash 62km
3. Pugwash long 84km

WENTWORTH PARK
Wentworth Provincial Park, just before Highway #246.
Parking Map
XX Tata/Wallace 71km
2. Tata Fall Colour 70km
3. Stonehenge 74km

WENTWORTH REC CENTER
Wentworth Recreation Center, just after Highway #246.
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1. Pugwash 64km
2. Oxford 88km

GREAT VILLAGE
Great Village Elementary School, Highway #2.
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1. Five Islands 82km
2. Cove Road 55km
3. Bass River 48km

SHEARWATER FLYER
81 Hines Rd where it crosses Rail/Trail or head to CanEx parking lot
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1. Rose & Rooster 60km
2. Three Fathom Hbr 64km

ASPOTOGAN TRAIL
Aspotogan Trail entrance in Hubbards, 400m past the Trellis Cafe
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1. Aspotogan 51km

ASHBURN
Chain Lakes Trail crossing at 3250 Joseph Howe Dr. Entrance to Ashburn Golf Club
Parking Map
1. Bike&Bean 52km

COW BAY
#15 Bissett Road, United Church, off Cole Harbour Road
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SAMBRO
Frog Pond Park by 232 Purcells Cove Rd.
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1. Sambro Return 52km
2. Sambro Loop 46km

AYLESFORD *New location
United Church, Aylesford. Take Exit #15 off 101. Intersection #1 and New Rd.
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1. Oaklawn Zoo 68km

ST. CROIX
Just off Hwy #101 Exit #4. Intersection with #1
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1. Newport/Rawdon 80km
2. Newport/Rawdon 92km
3. St. Croix/Chevrie 84km
4. Newport/Brklyn 63km
5. Kempt Quarrie 83km
6. Scotch Village 45km
7. Burlington 73km
8. Falmouth 67km
9. Falmouth Short 50km

THE LOOKOFF
The Lookoff. 14km north of Port Williams on #358
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1. The Lookoff 51km

MILL VILLAGE
Car Pool Parking Lot, off Port Medway Rd, off Old Highway#3, off #103...Exit #17
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1. Brooklyn 83km

UPPER KENNETCOOK
Northfield Christian Fellowship Church, 437 Ranch Rd, off Northfield Rd, off #236
Parking Map
1. Burntcoat - Short 51km

GAETZ BROOK
Blueberry Run Trail, off Motts Dr, off E. Chezzetcook Rd
Parking Map
1. Gaetz Greenway 53km

NSCC CAMPUS
NSCC Campus Truro, off Arthur St, off #2
Parking Map
1. Cobequid Trail 57km

HEAD OF JEDDORE
Sobeys parking lot, Jeddore #8990 on #7
Parking Map
1. Jeddore 47km

PUGWASH
Cyrus Eaton Memorial School, 171 Queen St. Pugwash
Parking Map
1. Amherst Shore 74km
2. Linden 42km

GIBRALTAR ROCK
Gibraltar Rock Loop Trailhead, off #357, Musquodoboit
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1. Gibraltar Rock 80km
2. Gibraltar Rock 48km

NORTHPORT
31 Rivers Wood Loop, off #366, Northport
Parking Map
1. Amherst 71km
2. Northport Short 37km

BRIDGEWATER
421 LaHave Street (#3), by the Value Village, Bridgewater
Parking Map
1. LaHave Islands 80km

QUEENSLAND BEACH
Conrads Rd, Hubbards
Parking Map
1. Aspotogan 69km

CHESTER
Chester Family Resource, 188 Pig Loop Rd, Chester
Parking Map
1. Mahone Bay 63km

MOUNT UNIACKE
Evangeline Trail Parking Lot, across from the Irving, Exit #3 off #101
Parking Map
1. Gore 82km
2. Beaverbank 49km

GRAND PRE
Parking lot of the National Historic site Grand-Pre, #1, Exit #10 off #101
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1. Coldbrook 72km
2. Highbury 51km

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