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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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Things To Do In Halifax, NS: Outdoor Winter Activities

     Things to do in Halifax this Winter: Nova Scotia outdoor activities including community outdoor rinks, ponds & lakes for skating, toboggan hills, cross-country skiing & snowshoeing locations (including snowshoe lending & rental locations).  Made possible, in part, thanks to info from Hike Nova Scotia.  To contribute to the map, add a new location, or […]

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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 booking and more info. Backpacking Hostels: Provincial Parks: Campgrounds: Nova Scotia Camping Weather […]

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Halifax Instagram Spots: Epic Nature Areas

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. It’s time to up your Instagram game. Luckily Nova Scotia is full of amazing places for that.