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Kavanaugh Lake Trail

Located In Dover
Where To Find Us
Little Dover, NS
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Areas Served Guysborough County
Description & Services
Information The path branches in two directions. The path to the left is a side trail which will take you to the site of the shrine. Following the trail through the fields and brush, you will soon come to an arched bridge, bringing into view the garden arbor introducing the site of St. Agnes shrine site. The path to the left will lead you to Kavanagh Lake. ATVs make frequent use of this area and there are many pathways heading in all directions. Maintaining a straight route where possible, choose the path to the left where it branches in two directions, thus staying in dryer territory. The terrain is now overgrown, but can still be discerned amongst the fern. Once at the lake, you may perch upon one of the many surrounding granite boulders and bask in the beauty of nature. 
Use: Walking, Hiking, ATV 
Length: 5 km 
Type: Out and Back 
Difficulty: Not yet rated 
Available: Open 24/7, year round 
Closest Amenities: town of Canso 
GPS Coordinates; 
Longitude: -61.049478 
Latitude: 45.289708
Special Information
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