Spry Bay, Nova Scotia

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Spry Bay, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Spry Bay, Nova Scotia
Spry Bay in Nova Scotia

Spry Bay is a community on the Eastern Shore of the Halifax Regional Municipality in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Spry Bay is the location of Taylor's Head Provincial Park. The park contains sand beaches, hiking trails and user facilities. The village of Spry Bay has a population of 80 full-time residents and 52 part-time residents. There are 32 residential telephone lines in Spry Bay.

Transportation[edit]

Trunk 7 is the only highway that runs through Spry Bay.

Distances[edit]

Destination Distance (km) Duration of Trip Highways Notes
Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia 11.9 9 minutes Trunk 7
Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia 72.2 58 minutes Trunk 7 / Route 224
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 98.0 1 hour 17 minutes Trunk 7 / Hwy 107
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia 103 1 hour 29 minutes Trunk 7 / Route 374
Truro, Nova Scotia 116 1 hour 33 minutes Trunk 7 / Route 224 / Route 336, Southside Rd, Route 289 / Hwy 102

Amenities[edit]

Spry Bay is the home of the Spry Bay Campground and Cabins, as well as Taylor Head Provincial Park. The park contains sand beaches, hiking trails and user facilities.

Spry Bay Yacht Club[edit]

Spry Bay is the location of the internationally known Spry Bay Yacht Club and Marina presided over by Commodore Mark S. Krause. The co-founder of the Club is Glen Boutillier, a valued member even though he moors his boat in "the other bay". The Spry Bay Yacht Club displays a burgee designed by internationally recognized illustrator Darwin Cooke. Plans for expansion include a location in Carolina Beach, N.C. and an even closer relationship with Mariner's Yacht and Ship Brokerage of Dana Point, CA, Michael O'Conner, President. Russell Webb serves as Vice Commodore of the club as well as instructor of Advanced Dangerous Sailing Techniques. The village of Spry Bay has a population of 80 full-time residents and 52 part-time residents. There are 32 residential telephone lines in Spry Bay. The Spry Bay Yacht Club and Marina is thought to be the home of the largest Canada Day celebration between Halifax Metro and Canso, NS.

Coordinates: 44°50′46.08″N 62°37′13.27″W / 44.8461333°N 62.6203528°W / 44.8461333; -62.6203528

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