Below is a list of the latest resources available relating to trail development, maintenance and management in Nova Scotia. This page is updated as new resources become available. 

Ontario's Cycling Strategy

Vélo Québec

Engaging Youth in Trails

Trail Market Readiness Assessment Tool

Destination Trail Economic Impact Study

Best Practices in Achieving Economic Benefits from Trail Development

Developing Recreation Trails in Nova Scotia

A detailed manual covering trail construction, maintenance and management.

  1. Table of Contents
  2. Project Initiation
  3. The Project Planning Process
  4. Development & Construction
  5. Signage
  6. Maintenance & Management
  7. Abandoned Rail Bridges
  8. Appendices

Trail Planning Workbook

A workbook for new trail developers.

Trail Event Organizer Manual


This website was made possible by the generous financial support of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.