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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

The Top 5 Best Hiking Trails In Halifax, NS

     Website traffic compiled by HalifaxTrails.ca for the past year (2019) says these are the 5 top hiking trails in Halifax, Nova Scotia: 5) Blue Mountain Hiking Trail 2-hour hike. 30-minute drive from downtown. Unmarked trails. Not for inexperienced hikers.      Accessible at the ends of cul-de-sacs in Hammonds Plains with no markings […]

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Halifax Giving New Meaning To ‘A Murder Of Crows’

Awe-Inspiring Nature      Possibly my favourite natural phenomenon in Halifax is the daily migration of thousands of crows in the Clayton Park area.  Their nightly congregation in the trees surrounding Mount St. Vincent University is something well known to most local residents.  I compare it to a couple of awe-inspiring natural events I’ve witnessed […]

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5 Colourful Autumn Hiking & Biking Adventures In Halifax, Nova Scotia

 Subscribe on YouTube 5 Of The Best Fall Hiking & Biking Trails In Halifax      5 Adventures, each accomplished in 2 hours or less.  The custom-made maps are intended to be opened on your phone’s Google Maps app for use as a real-time GPS reference.  Never rely solely on your phone for navigation and […]

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Superb Summer Sanctuaries: Eco-Adventures From Halifax, Nova Scotia

     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 post, I’ll share my favourite hiking, biking, swimming and paddling day-trip destinations to beat the heat: Coastal Hiking Bike Routes Swimming Destinations Paddling Locations […]

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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, […]