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Mainland Common Park

From the Mainland Commons in Clayton Park, a gravel walkway lays alongside a baseball field into the seemingly un-kept forest. A closer inspection reveals a wonderful trail through the woods that is ideal for a short walk and a quick escape. The main path is wide enough for two people. The paths are maintained and […]

BLT Rails to Trails Association

Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails The BLT Trail begins in Beechville adjacent the Coca Cola plant in the Lakeside Industrial Park and continues for 13 kilometers terminating at the intersection of the trail with the St Margarets Bay Rd.. The trail proceeds at that point under the management of the St. Margarets Bay Area […]

Bay of Islands

Urban escapees & getaway artists. Come to Bay of Islands region. Walk in the forest & immerse yourself in nature. Breathe in the scent of spruce and pine and the salty sea air. Hike our wilderness trails. Kayak the offshore islands. Canoe the lakes and rivers. Camp under the stars or cosy up by the […]

Sir Sandford Fleming Park

Sir Sandford Fleming Park is a 95-acre (38 ha) Canadian urban park located in the community of Jollimore in Halifax Regional Municipality. It is also known as Dingle Park which means wooded valley. The park was donated to the people of Halifax by Sir Sandford Fleming. The centrepiece of the park is an impressive tower […]

Dollar Lake

The park has 119 woodland campsites, a picnic area, boat launch, and trailer dump station. The main beach is supervised during the peak season. The smaller “campers” beach is unsupervised. Dollar LakeAlthough there are no electrical hookups, water and vault toilets are conveniently located throughout the campground. Accessible flush toilets and showers facilities are also […]

Nova Scotia

Looking for your next great adventure? Nova Scotia offers amazing hiking trails from majestic coast lines through old growth tree stands and to the top of highland mountains. Start by exploring our list of hiking trails or our Nova Scotia photo gallery.

Dartmouth Commons

The Dartmouth Common is an approximately 300 acres (1.2 km2) area of land set aside by the government in the late 18th century for the settlers common use in Dartmouth Nova Scotia, Canada. Much of it is maintained by the Halifax Regional Municipality, Today the most prominent area is called the Leighton Dillman Scenic Garden, […]

Cole Harbour Parks & Trails Association

Cole Harbour Parks & Trails Association is determined to preserve a piece of iconic Nova Scotia for future generations. We are a group of dedicated volunteers who build and maintain trails in Cole Harbour for all to enjoy. We work with all levels of government to gain funding, build trails, and maintain them.

Nova Scotia

All Nova Scotia Provincial Parks are alcohol-free from the park opening date until 1 p.m., July 2, 2013. Alcohol-free means no alcohol is permitted in the park. Following July 2, while liquor consumption will be permitted at registered camper’s sites, clients will be expected to be responsible regarding alcohol use, to observe park quiet hours […]

Sir Sanford Flemming Park – The Dingle and The Frog Pond

The key landmark of the Dingle is Sir Sandford Flemming Tower shown here: The great thing about the Dingle is that there are a few different and beautiful areas to go while you are there. There is a great beach that you can go to and it makes for a great walk along the water. […]

Shubie Park

Located in Dartmouth on the other side of the fairly new Dartmouth Crossing and in between Lake Micmac and Lake Charles. Shubie Park offers some great hiking and off leash trails within the city limits. The area bordering Lake Charles offers a day time beach and camping/picnicking area. The park is open as long as […]

Rainbow Haven Beach

Rainbow Haven is located 8kms off of the Cow Bay Rd.  It is a provincial park and all the benefits that come with it.   It is a clean beach with well maintained boardwalks and a canteen.  The beach has a life guarded section that is usually pretty packed during the summer but there are lots […]

Fort Needham Memorial Park

Located on a hill top in the north end of Halifaxthis park offers a deceptively large off leash section.  The main field area of the park is fenced off enough to keep most dogs from taking off.  I liked this park there are public tennis courts that look like they see their fare share of ball hockey as […]

Africville/Seaview Park

There is a front and rear entrance to the park. If you come in threw the front entrance there is play ground and this section of the park is on leach. It is clearly marked as you walk in where the off leach part begins.Coming in the back entrance brings you threw some big pot […]

Long Lake Provincial Park

Located within a 15 minute drive of downtown Halifax this provincial park has its ups and downs depending on what you are looking for. The park was created in 1980 when the city’s water supply moved to Pockwock Lake water shed near Hammons Plains. A management plan for the park has never been completed which […]

Halifax Commons

The Halifax Common was created by surveyors following the settling of Halifax in 1749. It is still a land mark of central Halifax and a great place to get out with your dogs. Only five minutes from downtown it is within walking distance of just about anywhere in town with lots of parking on Cunard, […]

Point Pleasant Park

Point Pleasant Park is a great park located in the South End of Halifax. The entire park is dog friendly, and there are a lot of off-leash areas as well.  The park is full of trails and has lots of Practica bags.  There are National Heritage sites located in the park.   This is one of […]