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Halifax Tree People

Located in some of my favourite hidden gems, meet the #HalifaxTreePeople!  Learn about what natural forces have come together to create these amazing places, while taking in some of the best scenery Halifax has to offer.  Don’t forget to #tag your experiences! #CharlieTheTree. Located on Charlies Lake, part of the Kearney Lake trail system in […]

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Things To Do In Halifax, NS: Outdoor Winter Activities

     Things to do in Halifax this Winter: Nova Scotia outdoor activities including community outdoor rinks, ponds & lakes for skating, toboggan hills, cross-country skiing & snowshoeing locations (including snowshoe lending & rental locations).  Made possible, in part, thanks to info from Hike Nova Scotia.  To contribute to the map, add a new location, or […]

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Nova Scotia Camping Guide

Nova Scotia Camping Map      A comprehensive map of campsites throughout Nova Scotia.  Whether you’re backpacking, camping in the backcountry or out for a family adventure, this map will help you plan your trip.  Click on any campground’s icon to get booking and more info. Backpacking Hostels: Provincial Parks: Campgrounds: Nova Scotia Camping Weather […]

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Halifax Instagram Spots: Epic Nature Areas

That amazing meal you had probably tasted better than it looked on your instagram feed, and no one really cares about the 50th picture of your pet. It’s time to up your Instagram game. Luckily Nova Scotia is full of amazing places for that.

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Birch Cove Rangers

By now, hopefully you have heard about the ongoing struggle to protect the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes wilderness area. This idea of being a ranger of an as yet non existent park, was the creation of local artist Jennifer MacLatchy. Back in 2013 she began the blog “Birch Cove Ranger” which is a great educational and entertaining exploration of the area. I first became aware of her work as I visited one of my favourite spots in Halifax, the Susies Lake lookoff, or “flagpole hill” as it’s otherwise known.