News Archive

Porta-a-Potty for Trail Users in Tantallon
For the convenience of our trail users we are placing a Port-a-Potty at the trail entrance behind Redmond’s Hardware in Upper Tantallon. The Port-a-Potty will be in place from Monday May 25th and will remain until October. The Port-a-Potty will...
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Ode to Spring on the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails
Submitted by one of our trail members: Barb Parker During this time of physical distancing to plateau the pandemic, the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails remains open. It’s easy to keep a hockey stick between the comers and goers...
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Family COVID Clean Up Challenge
The Parish of French Village Mothers’ Union is sponsoring a Spring Cleanup! Take your family outside and do a spring cleanup and help our neighborhoods look their best. The St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails Association, it’s members and users...
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ATV (OHV) Trail Usage During COVID-19 State of Emergency
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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COVID 19 Update to Members and Trail Users
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...
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All Hands on Deck March 6th on the Rails to Trails
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...
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