Category: Hiking

  • Thomas’ Cove Coastal Preserve

    Thomas’ Cove Coastal Preserve

    (Originally posted june 9 2012) We hiked 8k within this coastal preserve, just before you reach Five Islands, Nova Scotia. You have two loop to choose from: Headlands & Economy.

  • 30 Minute Hike – Rogers Brook & Grafton Woods – Kejimkujik Nova Scotia

    I hike along two trails within Kejimkujik National Park in the fall – my favourite time of the year to come and explore. Today we do the short Rogers Brook trail. This is a nice relaxing walk along the Mersey river and the wetlands before the jakes landing. The other trail is just beyond the […]

  • 30 Minute Hike – Coastal Hike Along Clam Harbour – Nova Scotia

    It’s November and no better time to hit the beach and hike along rugged Atlantic Ocean coastline in Clam Harbour Provincial Park. Park up to the gate (if it’s closed) and simply walk in as parking lots are not maintained in the winter but the road up to the gate are maintained. Start by walking […]

  • Bikepacking Up Fire Tower Road At Kejimkujik National Park

    Took the fat bike to Kejimkujk National park to ride what used to be a popular mountain bike route called Fire Tower. This is straight forward, you biked up 10km to the fire tower and back. Grabbed some new gear for this trip as I dabbed my toes into bikepacking. -blackburn dry bag & roll […]

  • Hiking The Flume Gorge At Franconia Notch State Park

    On my latest road trip with “the boys”, it lead us along New Hampshire I-93 for Lincoln. Along the scenic drive we entered Franconia Notch State Park and noticed all the road signs for the attractions. I didn’t have anything planned, rather we were heading for Lincoln Woods trails. A last minute decision to take […]

  • Kayak Paddle & Portage Frozen Ocean to Big Dam At Kejimkujik Nova Scotia

    Labour Day is a busy time of year at Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia. It is one of the last weekends to enjoy summer like weather in the backcountry. As a result a good chunk of the backcountry sites were occupied as many were opting to canoe camp across a few sites. So I […]

  • Hiking Burntcoat Head Park in Nova Scotia

    WARNING- Be aware of the tide schedule We took advantage of the low tide along the Bay of Fundy and drove up to Burntcoat head park to walk along the ocean floor. for a few hours before the tide came back. The Bay of Fundy tides this time of year drop from 44ft to 4ft, […]

  • Blomidon Provincial Park Hiking Trails

    Blomidon Provincial park is a great micro adventure location as you have several options for activities. You can do some camping at the top of the Cape or walk the ocean floor at the day-use beach section. On a cool spring day, we attempted the do the “big” loop starting at the bottom and hiking […]

  • Cape Chignecto – Red Rocks & McGahey Canyon Trail

    When visiting the West Advocate entrance to Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, you have a 3, 5 & 9k hiking loops for day use visitors. We took advantage of the low tide in the Bay of Fundy to hike almost 1.5km along the beach which is not the red sand of Blomindon which we can see […]

  • Acacia Valley Hiking Trails

    We waited until the rain stopped and hiked almost 9kms of moss and granite near Digby, Nova Scotia within the Acacia Valley Hiking Trails. We go down mill road and the trailhead is at the end of the road. You have the established trail along the Acacia river on the right (the car is facing […]