Superlative Summer Sanctuaries: Swimming, Cycling, Paddling & Hiking Eco-Adventures Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax Summer Day Trips

When the temperature rises there’s no better place to be than Halifax, Nova Scotia with its plethora of picturesque parks, pristine lakes and preponderance of peaceful coastlines.  In this article, I share my favourite hiking, biking, swimming and paddling day-trip destinations to beat the heat. Map: Nova Scotia Paddling Locations, Beaches & Swimming Spots. Characteristic Coastal Connectivity […]

Opinion Polls

halifax trails opinion polls

Past Poll Results: Best Snowshoeing Destination: 1) Uniacke Estate Museum Park 2) Victoria Park 3) MacDonald Sports Park Favourite Winter Holiday Destination: 1) Long Lake Provincial Park.  2) Kearney Lake Trail System.  3) Tied – Fleming Park / Emera Skating Oval Best Spring Outing: 1) Duncan’s Cove.  2) Tied:  High Head Trail, Long Lake Provincial Park, […]

Hobsons Lake Harry – Halifax Tree People

hobsons lake harry

360° View: Hobsons Brook Falls            Harry may look somewhat uncomplicated and inarticulate, but his favourite topic of discussion involves the complex and dynamic natural interactions he sees on a daily basis. Hobsons Brook falls is a Lotic (flowing water) system of interactions between biotic (living) things like plants, animals, micro-organisms […]