1.3 miles
Distance
123 ft
Climb
-53 ft
Descent
00:08:34
Avg time

Pioneer Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    New Glasgow
    , Nova Scotia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #192809 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing

Named in honor of New Glasgow's founding and current day pioneers, includes a gazebo look-off view of Potters Brook and the Charlie Hoegg Kinsmen Covered Bridge.

This trail starts at the Riverfront Marina, runs on paved streets Riverside Parkway turning onto Glasgow Street and then Stewart Street which will then access the gravel portion of the trail which runs behind Tartan Field and ends at Tim Horton's on East River Road.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Pioneer Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    69 ft
  • Altitude max
    70 ft
  • Altitude end
    69 ft
  • Grade
    0.99%
  • Grade max
    -12.686%
  • Grade min
    14.829%
  • Distance climb
    4,861 ft
  • Distance down
    1,128 ft
  • Distance flat
    927 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:28
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 12 rides
      • Last: Jul 24, 2022

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