Emergency Phone Nos.

For serious emergencies call 911

Report trail violations to Department of Natural Resources 1-800-565-2224


New Minas RCMP 679-5555

Trail Use

Acceptable Uses of the Trail

In accordance with the Principals and Objectives of the Trans Canada Trail Foundation, the railbed trail managed by the Cornwallis River Pathways Society will be a shared-use Trail, accommodating the five core activities of walking, cycling, horseback riding, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.

The following uses have been approved for the Cornwallis River Pathways managed section of the abandoned DAR trail:

  • Bicycling

  • Walking/jogging

  • Pets on leashes

  • Horseback riding

  • Child mobility devices (e.g. strollers and tricycles)

  • Mobility aids & service animals (e.g. wheelchairs and seeing eye dogs)

  • Snowmobiling (December 1st of each year until March 31st of the following year). SANS permit required.

  • Cross country skiing/snowshoeing

  • Dog sledding

  • Authorized motorized vehicles

Restricted Uses

Click here  for complete details of restricted uses.