Winter Outdoor Activities in Nova Scotia

Halifax Winter Activities

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 […]

Nova Scotia Campgrounds, Hostels & Accomodations

Nova Scotia Campgrounds

Backpacking Hostels  | Provincial Park Campgrounds  |  Campgrounds  | B&B’s  Campground Weather & Bug Reports | Nova Scotia Forest Fire Index HalifaxTrails.ca – #Camping Parks & Wilderness Areas. Recommended For Nova Scotia’s Great Outdoors: Equipment | Tent Buying Guide | Essential Gear Guide “Bushcraft” YouTube Playlist (click the upper left-hand corner of the video to reveal the entire playlist). Subscribe to my YouTube channel Tweets about […]

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.