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    Hayburger Trail

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    11.9 km
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    141 m
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    The gentle and relaxing Hayburger trail in Elk Island National Park is a great half day hike for families. The simple terrain is easy to follow as hikers make their way through marshes and meadows great for bird watching. Enjoy this quiet trail in the centre of the park.

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    Route Description for Hayburger Trail

    The Hayburger Trail is named after a family homestead that was located in the area until the 1930s. This trail is a beautiful hiking route that passes through marsh areas that are popular for observing birds and even moose. The trail comes to an aspen forest and some meadows along the route. From the parking lot, follow the obvious trail and come to a junction. The trail can be hiked in either direction to create a loop back to the junction.

    Getting to the Hayburger Trail Trailhead

    To get to the Hayburger Trail, drive northbound into Elk Island National Park from Highway 16. Follow the main road for 7km before reaching the well-signed trailhead on your right.

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      Yes - On Leash

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