• Trail construction photo
  • Find one of the many breath-taking trails to explore in Nova Scotia. (Photo credit: Celtic Shores Coastal Trail)
  • Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of NS Trails.
  • Did you know most community-based trails in Nova Scotia are built, maintained and managed by volunteers?
  • Get involved by attending a free trail building workshop!
  • Love our member trails? Show your support by making an online donation to support trail maintenance. (Photo credit: Celtic Shores Coastal Trail)
  • Make trails a part of your active, healthy lifestyle. (Photo credit: Celtic Shores Coastal Trail)
  • Trails have many benefits. They are good for the mind, body and spirit! (Photo credit: Celtic Shores Coastal Trail)
  • Trails provide places for quality family time and connecting with nature. (Photo credit: Celtic Shores Coastal Trail)
  • Help us connect the Trans Canada Trail in Nova Scotia by 2017! (Photo credit: Celtic Shores Coastal Trail)
  • Oh what fun it is to play on trails in the winter! (Photo credit: Bettie Spence)
  • Have you been snowshoeing on the Juniper Head Trail in the Gully Lake Wilderness Area yet this winter? (Photo credit: Bettie Spence)

Volunteers Celebrated at NS Trails AGM

2016 award winners

Community trails in Nova Scotia are the result of the hard work of volunteers throughout the province. On June 18, 2016, NS Trails celebrated the dedication and contributions of trail volunteers from across the province by handing out four new awards on top of our long-standing NS Trails White Hill Summit Award. Thank you to everyone who nominated trail champions.    

Congratulations to 2016 NS Trails award winners:

Volunteer Trail Group of the Year: Lahave River Trail Association
NS Trails Trail Booster of the Year: ATV Association of Nova Scotia
Trail Builder of the Year: Charlie Hallett
Champion for Youth: Positive Action for Keppoch Society
White Hill Summit Award: (2014) Keith Ayling and (2015) Stewart Colquhoun