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Hubbards Trail Update

The section from Station Road in Hubbards heading West to Hwy 3 is now re-opened. There will be more grading and application of crusher dust on new trail at a later date Thanks to the residents of Hubbards for the patience and understanding as well as other areas within the trail system for adhering to…

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Anne Patrick with one of the interpretive signs on the St. Margaret’s Bay Trail
Anne Patrick with one of the interpretive signs on the St. Margaret’s Bay Trail

Looking for Historic Stories of the St. Margaret’s Bay Trail

Originally published in the Masthead News June 1st 2022 issue. For the last two and a half decades, the St Margaret’s Bay Trail has linked communities from Hubley to Hubbards. It’s a popular destination for visitors from the greater Halifax region and further afield. But first and foremost, the Trail, as it’s simply called, is…

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Annual General Meeting Header
Annual General Meeting Header

Annual General Meeting 2022 Information

Hello Members, The St Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Association has been hard at work this year coordinating maintenance improvements to provide the best trail experience possible for our user groups. The trail has truly been a blessing in our community over the two past years during the Covid-19 pandemic. We would like to invite…

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We've received a Trans Canada Trail Trail Care Grant
We've received a Trans Canada Trail Trail Care Grant

Trail Care Grant

Great news! Our trail just found out that we received a #TrailCare grant from #TransCanadaTrail to clean up our trail! There will be an event put together to coincide with International Trails Day on June 4th. Stay Tuned for more details! #ThankYouTCT#grants#funding#socialgoodTrans Canada TrailColumbia Sportswear

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Unicorn’s Purple Hike for Epilepsy is Back

After a yearlong absence, Unicorn Theatre will be holding its Purple Hike for Epilepsy on Sunday October 17 and everyone is invited to join Unicorn members and friends for a 2km or 5 km Hike on the beautiful St. Margaret’s Bay Trail. The theatre is raising funds for its Official Charity: The Epilepsy Association of…

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The new paving at the Hubley Trailhead
The new paving at the Hubley Trailhead

Teamwork Makes Trail Safer for All

Dear Editor: The old saying, “Many hands make light work” doesn’t apply when it comes to handling asphalt and gravel. But volunteers from three community associations joined together recently to fix a potentially serious safety issue on the trail. The Beechville-Lakeside-Timberlea Trail (BLT) ends at Highway 3 in Hubley; on the other side of the…

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the Big Ride Featured Image
the Big Ride Featured Image

The Big Ride – June 26th and 27th

The Big Ride (in support of cancer research) is taking place on our trail Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27. There are currently 41 riders registered and more may register. Please note that there will be extra traffic along the trail during those days. Riders have been informed of the importance of using their…

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