Nova Scotia Route 253

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Route 253
Route information
Maintained by Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
Length 12 km[1] (7 mi)
Major junctions
South end Route 349 in Herring Cove
North end Route 349 in Armdale
Highway system

Provincial highways in Nova Scotia

Route 252Route 255

Nova Scotia Route 253 is a collector road in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

It is located in the Halifax Regional Municipality and connects Armdale with Herring Cove. The route generally parallels the eastern coast of the Chebucto Peninsula.

Between the junction with Route 349 in Armdale and Fortress Drive in Ferguson's Cove, it is known as Purcell's Cove Road. Afterwards and until Village Road in Herring Cove, it is known as John Brackett Drive. The last stretch in Herring Cove is known as Hebridean Drive.


View north on Route 253 near York Redoubt.

List of parks[edit]


  • Herring Cove Provincial Park Reserve



Yacht clubs[edit]

  • Royal Nova Scotian Yacht Squadron
  • Armdale Yacht Club

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Page 81