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Trailway

The newest addition of recreation infrastructure to Channel-Port aux Basques is the Grand Bay West Beach Trailway which is located at the end of Kyle Lane in the Grand Bay West region of the community. Completed in 2010, the trail has a total length of approximately 6 kilometers. The trail begins with an elevated boardwalk along the First Grand Bay West Beach, with a gravel walking path to follow and ending with a picturesque stroll along a sandy beach. The trail is located within the Town of Channel – Port aux Basques Municipal Wetland Stewardship Zone.

Four interpretative rest areas have been constructed along the gravel pathway between the first and second beach. Panels that are installed on the rest areas tell of three ship wrecks that have occurred in the immediate area of the trailway, along with a unique rock formation to the area, the Grand Bay West Schist. Directional signage has been installed throughout the pathway to ensure pedestrians have knowledge of the trail route.

The Grand Bay West Beach Trailway has been immensely embraced by the residents of the community and provides a beautiful outdoor stroll for locals and visitors alike.

Grand Bay West Beach Trailway, Channel-Port aux Basques

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