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Hiking Nova Scotia

Major Upgrades Coming To Long Lake Provincial Park

No more pulling over in sketchy areas not meant for parked cars to get your canoe or kayak into Long Lake Provincial Park.  Atlantic Developments, Polycorp, the government of Nova Scotia, with consultations from the volunteer group the Long Lake Provincial Park Association have teamed up to build proper lake access off of Northwest Arm […]

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5 Best New Years Day Hikes In Halifax

If Polar Bear Dips Aren’t Your Thing, Take A Hike!      Though our celebrations may be virtual this year, the end of 2022 is cause for celebration no matter how you choose to rid yourself of it.  The few years have forced us to look forward through a different lens, to better times with […]

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Top 5 Fall Hikes in Halifax, Nova Scotia

5. Blue Mountain Hiking Trail      This area was historically in flux with logging and was once a proposed open-pit quarry.  Encroached upon by nearby development,  it now hopes to become the cornerstone of a long-promised urban wilderness park (help these people make it happen).      The trail is completely unmarked, rugged and not […]

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Outdoor Recreation Is Blooming In Clayton Park

Dog parks, walking trails, sports fields, and active transport. The Halifax Mainland Common, located in Clayton Park, has been recently upgraded.  Back in January, the city moved to replace off-leash dog facilities from Africville Park to a different location.  After consultations with a very engaged public, the Halifax Mainland Common was chosen as the site […]

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10 Outdoor Adventures For Spring in Halifax, NS

     This time of year we begin to emerge from indoor hibernation looking for places to soak in the fresh, colourful rebirth of Spring.  As things turn from grey to green, trails change from frozen solid to soft, muddy, and wet.  Be sure to wear rugged, waterproof footwear that will stand up to Spring […]