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, […]
Winter outdoor activities in Nova Scotia including locally maintained rinks, ponds & lakes for skating, sledding hills, cross-country skiing & snowshoeing locations (including snowshoe lending & rentals). Made possible, in part, thanks to info from Hike Nova Scotia. To contribute to the map, add a new location, or contact me with updated info. Share your Winter […]
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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. Itâ€™s time to up your Instagram game. Luckily Nova Scotia is full of amazing places for that.
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.