Nova Scotia Trails Encourages Nova Scotians to Celebrate the 11th Annual International Trails Day this Saturday, June 1st
May 31, 2013 - Nova Scotians are invited to join Nova Scotia Trails and volunteer, community-based trail groups across the province in celebrating the 11th Annual International Trails Day this Saturday, June 1, 2013. It’s a day members of the trail community in Nova Scotia celebrate their trails and trail building accomplishments and encourage public use of the fabulous recreational opportunity these trails provide to the public.
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Trans Canada Trail in Inverness County Recognized as one of the Top 25 Attractions in Nova Scotia
April 17, 2013 - NS Trails, as the recognized agent for the Trans Canada Trail in Nova Scotia, is pleased to announce that the Trans Canada Trail in Inverness County has been recognized on www.novascotia.com as one of the Top 25 Attractions in Nova Scotia.
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FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS AND LOCAL TRAILS ORGANIZATIONS PARTNER TO PROMOTE ATLANTIC CANADA AS A TOURISM DESTINATION
(HALIFAX, NS) – JUNE 24, 2011 - The Atlantic Canada Trails Association launched today
an initiative that will focus on promoting Atlantic Canada trails as tourism and recreation
destinations. Assistance for this initiative is being provided by the federal and provincial
governments and local trail organizations.
JUNE 17, 2011 - The Chair of the Nova Scotia Trails Trans Canada Trail (TCT) Committee, Blaise MacEachern has received the prestigious White Hill Summit Award for 12 years of dedication to trail development including his leadership role as provincial TCT Chair.
Mr. MacEachern resides in Judique, Inverness County where he has been instrumental in the development of more than 60 strategic partnerships that contributed to the development of 92 kilometres of breath-taking Trans Canada Trail through Inverness County, Cape Breton.
Closure of Abandoned Rail Corridor Trails
Department of Natural Resources - November 10, 2010 12:52 PM
The Department of Natural Resources is closing trails as a safety precaution on the abandoned rail corridor in Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne, Yarmouth, Digby, Annapolis and Kings counties. Because of the significant amount of rainfall in the past few days bridges, culverts and the corridor are in danger of sustaining structural damage.
8th Annual International Trails Day Celebrations
Halifax, NS June 3, 2010 – Nova Scotians are invited to join Nova Scotia Trails and volunteer community-based trail groups across the province in celebrating the 8th Annual International Trails Day on Saturday, June 5, 2010. It’s a day members of the trail community in Nova Scotia celebrate trails and their trail building accomplishments. Events are scheduled across the province and the public is welcome to join in the celebrations by attending one of the many scheduled events or by simply getting outdoors with friends and family to enjoy one of your favorite trails. Visit www.internationaltrailsday.com for a list of events scheduled across the province.
Help Us Build the International Appalachian Trail in Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia chapter of the International Appalachian Trail is currently looking for self-motivated individuals throughout Nova Scotia to help build this exciting long distance trail route. Our goal is to raise the profile of this project; form community and regional committees in Pictou County, Antigonish County & on Cape Breton Island; recruit volunteers and business partners; prepare maps, trail guides & promotional materials; GPS the existing route and develop new trail.
HALIFAX – Nova Scotians know how beautiful our province is in autumn. Hike Nova Scotia and its partners offer a chance to experience that beauty through a series of guided hikes in September and October.
“Last year’s hikes attracted 175 people to six trails all over the province,” says
Debra Ryan, Hike Nova Scotia President. “This year we expect at least that many. With more and more trails being developed and maintained, hiking is definitely on the rise – and that’s a good thing.”
Milestone Trans Canada Trail Celebrations in Truro and Cape Breton
October 22, 2008 - Today, the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and the Nova Scotia Trails Federation (NS Trails) are celebrating the accomplishments of communities and trail groups in Nova Scotia that are helping make the 21,500-kilometre Trans Canada Trail a reality.
Left to right: Premier Rodney MacDonald, Trans Canada Trail Chair, Valerie Pringle, Trans Canada Trail President and CEO, Deborah Apps and NS Trails President Terry Norman
Premier Signs Memorandum to Help Build More Trails
October 21, 2008 - Walking throughout Nova Scotia on the Trans Canada Trail just got easier. Premier Rodney MacDonald, Trans Canada Trail National chair Valerie Pringle, Trans Canada Trail president and CEO Deborah Apps and Terry Norman, president of the Nova Scotia Trails Federation, today, Oct. 21, signed a memorandum of understanding to expand the trail system in Nova Scotia to make it the province most connected by trails.
Trans Canada Trail welcomes new President/CEO and Directors
October 15, 2008 – The Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and the Nova Scotia Trails Federation (NS Trails) are pleased to announce a series of milestone Trans Canada Trail celebrations planned for Truro and Inverness County on Wednesday October 22, 2008.
NS Trails Launches 2008 Calendar in Support of Trail Development
St. Margaret's Bay Area Rails to Trails to Celebrate Trail Completion
Hike and Wine the Black Rock Trails
NS Trails Presents White Hill Summit Award
International Trails Day Celebrations Planned Across Nova Scotia 2007
The Nova Scotia Trails Federation Increases the Number of Volunteer Wardens Patrolling Nova Scotia Trails
ATV Watchdog on Job
International Walk to School Week
OHV Act Has Passed!
Nova Scotia Trails 2006 Calendar Available for Purchase!
New Deal for Insuring Recreational Trails in Nova Scotia
Truro Trail System
TrailPaq Changes Name to TrailsCanada
Hurricane Juan News continued
Salt Marsh Trails devastated by Hurricane Juan
The Nova Scotia Government introduced Bill #8, the Volunteers Protection Act on October 2, 2003
Canadian Military Engineers Centenary
Cole Harbour Parks and Trails Association receives funding
Trans Canada Trail Pavilion ceremony to honour the Canadian Military Engineers