Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC

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Park Features
Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
  • On-leash areas
Washrooms:
  • None
Park Governance: City, Municipal, Township, etc.
Trail Features
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
Trail terrain:
  • Dirt or gravel

The Nanaimo Regional District maintains the Morden Colliery Regional Trail. This trail connects the Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park with Hemer Provincial Park. It is a 1.1 mile trail in length.

The Regional trail runs along an old rail grade used to move coal in the early 20th Century. As you walk along the trail you will see remnants of the mining operation that once took place here.

Dogs on the Morden Colliery Regional Trail

Dogs are allowed to be off-leash while on the trail maintained by the Regional District of Nanaimo (Morden Colliery Regional Trail). However dogs must be kept on-leash when in other areas of the Provincial park.

Completing the Trail

The Regional District of Nanaimo has plans to build a bridge over the Nanaimo River. This would connect the two parts of the current trail.


Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC
Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC
Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC
Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC
Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC
Park sign at Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC
Morden Colliery Regional Trail (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC
1830 Morden Road, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

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