Tag: #visitnovascotia

  • Wards Falls

    Wards Falls

    Wards Falls is very common trail that hikers around these parts bring up as they discuss their most favorite hikes. So after a early snow fall in the area, I decided that it was finally time to drive up to Parrsboro and check out the sights!

  • Cobequid Escarpment Hiking Trail

    Cobequid Escarpment Hiking Trail

    We travelled towards Economy Nova Scotia to do a 6km loop at the start of fall colors season. The main trail we wanted to access was called Cobequid Escarpment, but it is a segment amongst the other trails within the system. Many would opt to hike the Kenomee Canyon or along Devil’s Bend trails. The…

  • Crowbar Hiking Trails

    Crowbar Hiking Trails

    We talk about finding wilderness trails not far from the city, yet we don’t mention the Crowbar Hiking Trail system, just next to Porters Lake, barely a 20 min drive from downtown Halifax. This was a 6k out & back along the Porters Lake & Spriggs Brook trail until the bridge to cross the stream.

  • Castle Frederick Farms Hiking Trails

    Castle Frederick Farms Hiking Trails

    Tucked in behind Windsor, Nova Scotia and not far from the Martock ski hill, we started the first of many exploration hikes within the Castle Frederick Farms Hiking Trails. The 2000 acre woodlot was recently put under a stewardship agreement with the Archaeological Land Trust of Nova Scotia to further protect the six archaeological sites…

  • Crystal Crescent Beach

    Crystal Crescent Beach

    On a hot summer morning, decided to drive down about 20 min from Halifax to Crystal Crescent Beach to check things out.

  • Cape George Hiking Trails

    Cape George Hiking Trails

    Cape George Heritage Trails are a network of footpaths totalling 37kms about a half hour from Antigonish Nova Scotia. One of the first trails designed by local trail building guru Peter jackson, you park at the Cape George Heritage School along route 337.

  • West Dover aka Land of Confusion

    West Dover aka Land of Confusion

    We drove out to Peggy’s Cove to check out a designated Provincial Park in West Dover to explore the trails known as “The land of confusion”.

  • Black Marsh Trail

    Black Marsh Trail

    While visiting family in Prince Edward Island, I decided to escape the house and drive up to the most western tip of the island to North Cape and walk 6km along the Black Marsh trail.

  • Delaps Cove

    Delaps Cove

    Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail System is located along the shores of the Bay of Fundy near the historic town of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. There are two short loop trails (Bohaker & Charlies) connected by a 3k old government road, making the overall trip a little over 9km.

  • Gaff Point Trail & Hirtle Beach

    Gaff Point Trail & Hirtle Beach

    I was researching for a coastal hike, I stumbled upon this place called Gaff Point. There was some recent trail building work and a surge from hiking & outdoor groups were planning outings. This sudden interest deserved a more detailed visit with my hiking buddy – Keji the Black Lab.