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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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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, […]

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Nova Scotia Outdoor Winter Activity Guide

     Outdoor activities including rinks, ponds & lakes for skating, sledding hills, cross-country skiing & snowshoeing (including free snowshoe lending & rental locations).  Made possible, in part, thanks to info from Hike Nova Scotia.  Share your adventures on social media: #TakeTheRoofOffWinter Activity Map      To contribute to the map, add a new location […]

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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 more info. Covid-19 Update:  Provincial Park Restrictions & Safety Measures.  Provincial campgrounds to […]

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Up Your Instagram: 10 Epic Landscape Photoshoot Locations Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

That meal probably tasted better than it looked, and no one really cares about your 50th pet photo this month.  It’s time to level-up your social media feeds with some attention-grabbing photos.