Best Mountain Biking in Nova Scotia

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in Nova Scotia. Use this list to plan your next Nova Scotia mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Lawrencetown Beach

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    Dartmouth, NS

    Lawrencetown Beach is located on NS Highway 207, approximately 10 miles east of Dartmouth. From the glorious views stretching across the Atlantic Ocean at Lawrencetown Beach, this ride turns ...
    •  20 miles
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    Lawrencetown Beach is located on NS Highway 207, approximately 10 miles east of Dartmouth. From the glorious views stretching ...

  • #2 The Gorge

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    Kentville, NS

    The Gorge lurks in the town of Kentville in the Annapolis Valley, less than two hours north of Halifax. The ride is actually on variation of the novice race circuit at The Gorge. The trails ...
    •  2.5 miles
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    The Gorge lurks in the town of Kentville in the Annapolis Valley, less than two hours north of Halifax. The ride is actually ...

  • #3 Shad Bay

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    Halifax, NS

    The trail is southwest of Halifax, toward Pegg's Cove. The ride along the Shad Bay trail is a short, 6-mile out-and-back on a rolling, rocky old road. It has all the components of a traditional ...
    •  6 miles
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    The trail is southwest of Halifax, toward Pegg's Cove. The ride along the Shad Bay trail is a short, 6-mile out-and-back ...

  • #4 Wrandees

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    Halifax, NS

    The ride is southwest of downtown Halifax, just a short distance from the Armdale Rotary. Wrandees' trails are sandwiched in between St. Margaret's Bay Road and Long Lake. "Wrandees" is a network ...
    •  6 miles
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    The ride is southwest of downtown Halifax, just a short distance from the Armdale Rotary. Wrandees' trails are sandwiched ...

  • #5 Green Bay to Broad Cove

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    Italy Cross, NS

    If you like ocean, waves, sandy beaches, and seabirds, you will love this walk. An old cart track follows the coastline for its entire length, although it is no longer maintained by the Department ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  7.5 miles
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    If you like ocean, waves, sandy beaches, and seabirds, you will love this walk. An old cart track follows the coastline ...

  • #6 Grand-Pre Dikes

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    Wolfeville, NS

    The ride is located approximately one hour north of Halifax on the Evangeline Trail, in the Annapolis Valley. For much of this 10-mile ride, you will be riding along the top of the Grand-Pre ...
    •  10 miles
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    The ride is located approximately one hour north of Halifax on the Evangeline Trail, in the Annapolis Valley. For much of ...

  • #7 Lakes Loop

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    Halifax, NS

    The trail is located west of Halifax, near St. Margaret's Bay. The Lakes Loop is a long ride that passes through a variety of terrain, including densely wooded forests and lake areas, clear-cuts, ...
    •  15 miles
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    The trail is located west of Halifax, near St. Margaret's Bay. The Lakes Loop is a long ride that passes through a variety ...

  • #8 Mushpauk Lake

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    Yarmouth, NS

    This ride begins in Quinine, a small community 15.5 miles east of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Mushpauk Lake can be reached by biking along the remains of an old coach road that once ran between Quinan ...
    •  6 miles
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    This ride begins in Quinine, a small community 15.5 miles east of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Mushpauk Lake can be reached by ...

  • #9 Centennial Trail

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    Bridgewater, NS

    Shortly before the provincial government acquired the abandoned rail line running between Halifax and Liverpool, the town of Bridgewater purchased the section inside its municipal boundaries. ...
    •  3 to 5 hours
    •  10 miles
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    Shortly before the provincial government acquired the abandoned rail line running between Halifax and Liverpool, the town ...

  • #10 Cape Chignecto

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    Advocate Harbor, NS

    Cape Chignecto forms the westernmost point of Cumberland County and is located approximately 50 miles southwest of Amherst. Impressed by the scenery along the park's coastline, we were easily ...
    •  9 miles
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    Cape Chignecto forms the westernmost point of Cumberland County and is located approximately 50 miles southwest of Amherst. ...

  • #11 Annapolis Valley Time Trial Loop

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    Kentville, NS

    This ride is located in Kentville, in the Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia. Featured every year at the Annapolis Valley Mountain Bike Festival, the Time Trial Loop is a fast-paced, 9-mile ...
    •  9 miles
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    This ride is located in Kentville, in the Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia. Featured every year at the Annapolis Valley ...

  • #12 Black Rock

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    Kentville, NS

    The trailhead is approximately 12 miles west of Kentville. This ride begins near the lighthouse at Black Rock Beach on the Bay of Fundy. Beginning your ride from this scenic site may tempt you ...
    •  18 miles
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    The trailhead is approximately 12 miles west of Kentville. This ride begins near the lighthouse at Black Rock Beach on the ...

  • #13 Delaps Cove

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    Annapolis Royal, NS

    Situated on the other side of North Mountain from the county seat at Annapolis Royal, exposed to the harsher weather of the Bay of Fundy, and located on infertile basalt rock, Delaps Cove was ...
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  6 miles
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    Situated on the other side of North Mountain from the county seat at Annapolis Royal, exposed to the harsher weather of the ...

  • #14 Fire Tower Trail

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    Maitland Bridge, NS

    The trail is locate in Kejimkujik National Park, which is situated between the South Shore and the Annapolis Valley. The Fire Tower Road in Kejimkujik National Park is one of the longest trails ...
    •  11 miles
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    The trail is locate in Kejimkujik National Park, which is situated between the South Shore and the Annapolis Valley. The ...

  • #15 Nictaux Falls

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    Middleton, NS

    In 1889, the Nova Scotia Central Railway offered service between Bridgewater and Middleton, which continued until the line was abandoned by Canadian National in 1984. Since that time, snowmobilers ...
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  12.5 miles
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    In 1889, the Nova Scotia Central Railway offered service between Bridgewater and Middleton, which continued until the line ...

  • #16 McNabs Island

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    Halifax, NS

    Few North American cities are blessed with an island wilderness in sight of their business and financial centre. The site of a French fishing station more than a hundred years before the founding ...
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4.5 miles
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    Few North American cities are blessed with an island wilderness in sight of their business and financial centre. The site ...

  • #17 River Denys Mountain

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    Glendale, NS

    River Denys Mountain is in Glendale, approximately 15.5 miles northeast of the Canso Causeway, on Highway 105. The ride up River Denys Mountain is a pleasant and rewarding one, offering access ...
    •  12 miles
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    River Denys Mountain is in Glendale, approximately 15.5 miles northeast of the Canso Causeway, on Highway 105. The ride up ...

  • #18 Wentworth

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    Wentworth , NS

    Wentworth is located 30 miles northwest of Truro, Nova Scotia. This 11-mile loop begins from the yard of the youth hostel perched on the lower part of the hill at Wentworth Station. Behind the ...
    •  11 miles
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    Wentworth is located 30 miles northwest of Truro, Nova Scotia. This 11-mile loop begins from the yard of the youth hostel ...

  • #19 Cape Mabou

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    Mabou, NS

    This trail is in the vicinity of Mabou, on the west side of Cape Breton Island in Inverness County. The ride at Cape Mabou is situated in the heart of Scottish country, off the Ceilidh Trail ...
    •  19 miles
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    This trail is in the vicinity of Mabou, on the west side of Cape Breton Island in Inverness County. The ride at Cape Mabou ...

  • #20 Delap's Cove

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    Digby, NS

    The trail is located outside Annapolis Royal, 18 miles west of Digby on the Bay of Fundy. This ride is a 5.25-mile combination that begins along the Shore Road Trail, following it all the way ...
    •  5.25 miles
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    The trail is located outside Annapolis Royal, 18 miles west of Digby on the Bay of Fundy. This ride is a 5.25-mile combination ...