Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk


  • washrooms
  • benches
  • parking lot
  • boardwalk
  • picnic tables

Designated uses

  • walking
  • hiking
  • biking
  • Nordic walking
  • bird watching
  • snowshoeing


  • wheelchair accessible  
  • cell phone service


Other information about the Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

Length of trail: 3.8 kilometres
Time to complete:  40–50 minutes, one-way 
Trailhead location: multiple access points anywhere along the waterfront on Upper and Lower Water Streets.  Boardwalks run from Pier 21 (Marginal Road/Terminal Road access) to Casino Nova Scotia (Upper Water Street).
Linear or loop trail: linear
Surface: wooden boardwalk, partially paved
Other trails adjacent: Ferry service across to Darmouth Harbourfront Walkway, connection via Marginal Road to Point Pleasant Park Trails.

Note: a Visitor Information Centre is located along the boardwalk (Sackville Landing)