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ATV (OHV) Trail Usage During COVID-19 State of Emergency

April 26, 2020 8:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
PLEASE NOTE: The restrictions below have been lifted. OHV’s are once again allowed to use the trail. The following was posted on the ATVNS Facebook page: source: ATV NS Facebook Page Members and all riders please see the attached letter from the Chief Medical Officer of Health concerning ATV use during the Covid-19 Outbreak. Now...

SMBARTA Christmas on the Bay 2019

Spring ATV restrictions lifted

April 20, 2020 3:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
The spring ATV closure is lifted! Department of Lands and Forests will be removing the trail signs and ours will be taken down very soon too. Thank you to everyone who respected the restrictions, we know you want to get out, especially now, and we thank you for doing your part in keeping our trail...

Painted Rocks

Some Creativity On Our Trail

April 14, 2020 8:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
Recently some trail users have spotted some creative expression along the trail! Do you have any trail photos? If so we would love to see them! We always like seeing the things people see and do and find along the trail. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram and share any trail photos you take.

Local Camino Walk Concludes Today

April 10, 2020 8:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts
Louise Christie missed out on travelling to Spain with her sister and her partner for a Camino pilgrimage walk due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Not one to be discouraged, Louise decided to continue with her walk, but in her own back yard. Louise walks a 20km round trip route on the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails...

SMBARTA Trail Open Sign

Trails Stakeholder Message

March 24, 2020 5:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
The following is a letter from the Nova Scotia Lands and Forests – Parks and Outreach Division March 24, 2020 Trails Stakeholders:Earlier today, the province updated Nova Scotians on recent measures to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, including use of parks and trails. Understandably, Nova Scotians want to get out for walks...

COVID 19 Update to Members and Trail Users

March 17, 2020 2:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
Updated April 26th – New ATV (OHV) restrictions are in place. Click here to read the directive from Dr. Strang or visit the ATVNS Facebook page for more information. Trail use and the need for trail maintenance is expected to increase with the closure of most recreational and community venues. Trail use remains one of...

All Hands on Deck March 6th on the Rails to Trails

March 17, 2020 2:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
By Keith Ayling This article was originally published in the March 2020 issue of the Masthead News It was all hands on deck on the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Friday, March 6th, as numerous agencies showed up to emphasize education and enforcement while using the popular trail around St. Margaret’s Bay. Representatives...