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Jitney Trail


Located In Pictou
Where To Find Us
Recreation and Parks, 40 Water 40 Water Street
Pictou, NS
Canada B0K 1H0
Areas Served Pictou County
Phone (902) 485-4372
Contact Pictou Recreation and Parks; Phone: 902-485-4372
Mailing Address Box 640 
40 Water St 
Pictou, NS B0K 1H0
Fax (902) 485-8110
Description & Services
Information Take a walk along the Jitney Walking Trail along the waterfront in Pictou. Walkers and cyclists can enjoy a three-kilometre trail to the site where the ship Hector made its historic landing in 1773. Park benches are available, allowing you to take in the panoramic views. Along the way, you can learn about Pictou through interpretive panels and views of the site the Hector settlers landing. 
The Jitney Trail connects directly to the Trans Canada Trail System for more avid hikers.  
Washrooms are available at Brown's Point or at the Hector Quay Visitor's Marina; the trail is partially lit and paved for first 1.5 km. 
Use: Walking, Running, Wheelchairs, Biking, Cross Country Skiing 
Length: 3 km 
Type: Out and back 
Difficulty: Not yet rated 
Availability: Open 24/7, year-round 
Nearest community: Located in Pictou 
GPS Coordinates: 
Longitude: -62.720603 
Latitude: 45.679332 
Download map 
An application for facility usage is available at the Town Office for anyone looking to use the trail for a special event or a charity run/walk event.
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
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