• 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.
  • 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 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)

Event Calendar

September 18, 2018 -


You are all invited to a 'Grand Celebration' of the Saint Maragret's Bay Area Rails To Trails Association's resurfaced trail, the Jerry Lawrence Park connector and new website launch on Tuesday, September 18th from 4.00pm - 6.00pm, coinciding with the Tuesday Market day.

The event will be held in the Rails to Trails parking lot on Sonny's Road as well as the Community Enterprise Centre (formerly Mariposa Market) for refreshments and a slide presentation.

We would really like to have a great turnout so bring along your family and friends. 

Hope to see you all there! 


September 14-23, 2018 - 

Fall Hiking Festival in the spectacular Cape Breton Highlands. A ten day hiking festival on the Cabot Trail and Northern Cape Breton that features guided hikes, evening activities & presentations, the hiker distance award, opening & closing ceremonies and a photo contest.

Hike the Highlands Festival
September 14-23, 2018
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada

For more information, visit https://www.hikethehighlands.com/

October 20, 2018 - 

NS Trails Board Meeting
Sport Nova Scotia, 3rd Floor Classroom
5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor
Halifax, NS  B3J 1G6

International Trails Day

An annual celebration of trails and the healthy lifestyle they encourage

International Trails Day is celebrated each year on the first Saturday in June. June 2, 2018 is the 16th annual celebration. Events will be held on trails in communities throughout the province. The public is encouraged to join the celebration by attending one of the community events to be listed at www.internationaltrailsday.com.

If you have an International Trails Day event you would like us to help promote, please email the details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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