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The Gorge

Mountain Bike, Walking, & Snowshoe Trails

Located In Kentville
Where To Find Us
53 Gladys Porter Dr
Kentville, NS
Areas Served Kings County (NS)
Phone 902-679-2539
Description & Services
Trail Rating Double-track: Some moderate hill or stair climbing Well-groomed trails with very little more difficult terrain Wilderness/Nature 
Mountain bike trails: variable (see map below for individual trail ratings)
The Gorge is located on 64.5 acres of natural woodland. 
It was developed in 1930 and is still maintained today. 
The Gorge has awesome trails for mountain biking, and great trails for walking and hiking in the summer. 
A skills park was recently installed at the Gladys Porter entrance for practice before entering the Gorge or just for fun. 
The Gorge is also a fun and challenging space for cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter season. 
There are two entrances to the Park: 
1) Gladys Porter Drive; this entrance includes parking, and 
2) the Grant Street entrance; this entrance is a foot path. Both of these entrances have interpretive signage. 
Events Calendar link to upcoming events on
Special Information
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Categories - General Bicycle Paths/Trails ; Community Parks ; Hiking Trails ; Maps ; Snowshoe Trails