Clark Kent trail at McIntosh Run

A new entrance trail called “Clark Kent” is being built at McIntosh Run, connecting the current Divide trailhead to a new trailhead in an HRM park near Herring Cove road. Permissions were granted by the landowner (HRM) in 2019 under an amendment to the original 2016 trail agreement. CK will provide more true green-circle trail, in response to community feedback, and a trailhead outside the subdivision and near a major road.

MRWA crew and volunteers started roughing in CK last November, and we are further along now. Fresh benchcut and fresh dirt is in place thanks to some tireless efforts!

PLEASE DO NOT RIDE OR WALK CLARK KENT DURING CONSTRUCTION.

The dirt is not tamped or shaped to drain yet. It rained A LOT on this fresh dirt. Ruts or foot prints will set back trail building, and possibly trigger eroson and loss of dirt. Please stay off, and tell your friends.

I’ll post updates here. Thanks!!

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That will be a fantastic addition when it’s ready, great efforts and hard work obviously, such beastly terrain to make rideable.
Fresh trails are like new babies, they need extreme care until they’re old enough to withstand a bit of rough play! :laughing:

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This sounds great. I did the Green Nora and Warren Loop and found it very challenging. I am an old newbie mountain biker. Is there is a work / volunteer schedule for people to help with this trail?

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There is a calendar on the MRWA website (https://mcintoshrun.ca/calendar/) and you can also sign up as a volunteer to get emails about upcoming events like trail work sessions (https://mcintoshrun.ca/volunteer/). Hope to see you at a build soon!

There was a work day last week specifically for Clark Kent, but tomorrow there is a work day for Nora and West Pine;

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Just rode it… this is an awesome trail to warm up/cool down on!

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