Cape Chignecto Provincial Park Cape Chignecto is a 4,200-hectare natural environment park on a dramatic coastal peninsula. The park features 29 kilometres (18 miles) of pristine coastline, some of Nova Scotia’s most significant geological features, deep valleys, sheltered coves, rare plants, remnant old growth forest, scenic views, and a rich cultural heritage. We offer wilderness […]
Getting into the backcountry or simply car camping, you end up learning from your adventures and trying new things. This is what we’ve assembled in this section. You will find posts involving camping, navigation, bushcraft, geocaching, survival, prepping and everything else outdoor related.
Take a look, leave a comment. We are always looking for ideas, or tips on what we’re doing.
Quick stop at Cape d’Or lighthouse & Restaurant. This was a manned lighthouse until it was automatized in the 1980’s. Today, the light keeper’s house is now a restaurant and guest house.Samuel de Champlain visited the Bay of Fundy in 1604 and legend has it that he named this area of cliffs Cap D’Or because […]
Quick video on the new walking trail that was built in 2011 at Graves Island Provincial Park. I’ve done some research on the island, and sharing the text I’ve used to create an earth cache.
We decided to take a quick hike within Long Lake provincial park. It is used mainly by the locals as an off-leash dog park, with with outdoor activities located within it.
The mountain near Lake Major was named after a tragic event in 1842 where two girls wandered off and died of exposure. These little girls came to be known as the “Babes in the Woods,” and were buried at the cemetery at the Woodlawn United Church as they were found, laid together in one coffin. […]
Going Up, Wayyyy Up Quick hike with fellow you tuber dragonflyhiker along the trail in Parrsboro Nova Scotia. We grabbed a quick bite to eat at Bare Bones Bistro in Parrsboro and drove out the 3km to the Ottawa House Museum. From there there are a few parking lots, to park and start to walk to the […]
In this video, we join in a guided historical hike along Rogers Hill trail. This 8km segment is part of the Cape to Cape Footpath, where the trail will run from Cape Chignecto to Cape George, across mainland Nova Scotia.
Nice medium hike along the Spry Bay trail at taylors head provincial beach, just 30 min further up the show past clam harbour provincial beach. cell phone reception is good for bell & telus. trails range from beach to backcountry footpath. Although ok for young children & pets, I would recommend leaving them home as […]
We spent a few hours in the Annapolis valley by hiking the trails in Woodville. These are maintained by the local mountain biking club. These are well maintained trails and well marked.After our hike we drove up to Halls Harbour and took a dip in the bay of fundy.