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The Best Hiking Trails Near Halifax For Every Kind Of Hiker

     An enjoyable hike means something different to everyone.  It can be anything from an easy stroll around a local park to a multi-day, mind-body challenge.  In this post, I’ve compiled some of the best hiking trails near Halifax, Nova Scotia to suit every kind of hiker.      I hike & map every […]

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Top 5 Most Popular Parks & Hiking Trails Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

The 5 Most Popular Parks & Hiking Trails Near Halifax, Nova Scotia      Compiled from HalifaxTrails.ca website traffic last year (2020). 5) Polly’s Cove Next to ever-popular Peggy’s Cove. Rocky, coastal barren landscape. Unmarked, muddy trails. Great for boulder climbing.      A 45-minute drive from downtown Halifax and located next door to one […]

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Best Halifax Hikes (Within 30 Minutes of Downtown)

For locals and visitors alike, one of Halifax’s most attractive qualities is its proximity to nature—including dozens of lakes, stunning coastline, spectacular views, and hiking trails which connect it all. The best part is that if you’re right in Halifax, you don’t need to drive more than 30 minutes (and in many cases, as little […]

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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

5 Great Fall Hiking & Biking Trails In Halifax, NS      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 always carry a compass.  It’s […]