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, […]

Outdoor Winter Activities in Nova Scotia

Winter Activities in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Winter locations including locally maintained rinks, ponds & lakes for skating, toboggan hills, cross-country skiing & snowshoeing locations (including snowshoe lending & rentals).  Add a new location, or contact me.  Share your Winter fun on social media: #TakeTheRoofOffWinter Related Info – HRM Indoor Rink Open Public Skate Schedules – Cross Country Skiing Info – Ice Thickness Reports – Snowshoeing Basics […]

Nova Scotia Campgrounds, Hostels & Accomodations

Nova Scotia Campgrounds

Backpacking Hostels  | Provincial Park Campgrounds  |  Campgrounds  | B&B’s  Campground Weather & Bug Reports | Nova Scotia Forest Fire Index HalifaxTrails.ca – #Camping Parks & trails. Recommended For Nova Scotia’s Great Outdoors: Equipment | Tent Buying Guide | Essential Gear Guide “Bushcraft” YouTube Playlist (click the upper left-hand corner of the video to reveal the entire playlist). Subscribe to my YouTube channel Tweets about #NovaScotia […]