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SMBARTA Christmas on the Bay 2019
SMBARTA Christmas on the Bay 2019

Spring ATV restrictions lifted

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…

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Painted Rocks
Painted Rocks

Some Creativity On Our Trail

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.

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Local Camino Walk Concludes Today

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…

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SMBARTA Trail Open Sign
SMBARTA Trail Open Sign

Trails Stakeholder Message

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…

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COVID 19 Update to Members and Trail Users

Jump to section:Hygiene recommendations | Volunteer recommendations | Provincial Restrictions | Safety & Responsibility Trail use and the need for trail maintenance is expected to increase with the closure of some recreational and community venues. Trail use remains one of the safest recreational activities during the pandemic and a good way to relieve the stress…

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Nova Scotia Trail Guide
Nova Scotia Trail Guide

Nova Scotia Trail Guide Launched Today

The much anticipated Nova Scotia Trail Guide, our new online database of trails is being launched today! Built in partnership with Recreation Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Connect, and the Province of Nova Scotia, this online guide is your ultimate resource to find details on your favourite trails, water routes, or volunteer trail organizations throughout the…

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SMBARTA Horseback and OHV Trail Users
SBMARTA Horseback and OHV Trail Users

Not in Favor of Recently Voted Use of Trails by HRTA

– A letter to the editor of the Masthead News. Dear Editor, Earlier this year a majority of the Halifax Regional Trails Association (HRTA) member groups voted in favour of a motion promoting the concept of human-powered transportation only on all Halifax trails (cyclists and pedestrians). The St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Association…

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SMBARTA Christmas on the Bay 2019
SMBARTA Christmas on the Bay 2019

Christmas on the Bay a Success

The St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails-to-Trails Association braved the cold, crisp weather this past Saturday (November 30th) to hand out candy canes, Timbits and dog treats to all trail users who passed by. Thank you to all trail users who stopped to chat and let us know how much they love the trail and appreciate…

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Holiday Greetings from the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails-to-Trails Association
Holiday Greetings from the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails-to-Trails Association

Holiday Greetings

Holiday Greetings from the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails-to-Trails Association The board of the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails-to-Trails would like thank you for your continued support of the trail that joins eight small communities into one large one. You’ve demonstrated that the trail is as important to you and your family as it is…

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