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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Follow Public Health guidelines for the county you are in.  Always wear a mask in public, including outdoors where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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Hike Nova Scotia

Located In Halifax Regional Municipality
Where To Find Us Halifax, NS
Areas Served Nova Scotia
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Contact Vince Forrestall, President
Alternate Contact Janet Barlow, Executive Director
Mailing Address PO Box 31076 Gladstone 
Halifax, NS B3K 5T9
Description & Services
Information Hike Nova Scotia encourages and promotes a growing hiking culture throughout our great province. We strive to be the voice for those who hike, walk and snowshoe. With every step we’re building a community of outdoor adventure enthusiasts. 
Hike Nova Scotia formed in 2007 as a registered nonprofit society. It is governed by a Board of Directors with strong regional and special interest representation. We are affiliated with the Nova Scotia Trails Federation and Recreation Nova Scotia. Hike Nova Scotia is grateful to receive regular funding from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage. 
Hike Nova Scotia's strategic directions are: 
1. Advocacy 
2. Promotion  
3. Capacity Building 
4. Leadership. 
COVID-19 Response and updates: Hike NS provides online activities and connections to resources through their Facebook Page and website; including online hiking workshops and webinars.
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Annapolis Valley Connect ; Cape Breton Connect ; COVID- Activities for Seniors ; COVID- Best Practices for Rec ; COVID- Online Learning ; COVID- Stay active Outdoors ; Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Highland Connect ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Provincial Recreation Organizations ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Volunteer Community Trail Groups
Categories - General Hiking ; Hiking/Camping Safety Education ; Recreation and Sport Organizations ; Snowshoeing ; Walking Tours