Trail Closed Due to Weather

The SMBARTA trail will be COMPLETELY CLOSED at the direction of the Province of Nova Scotia – Department of Environment and Climate Change: “As of noon on Friday, September 23, all provincial trails will be closed to both hikers and off-road vehicles until after the storm and they have been assessed for public safety.” Information…

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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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Barb's Bench
Barb's Bench

Gender Based Violence Awareness Walk

Please join us Saturday November 27th at 12:30 in a walk to Paula Gallant’s Purple Bench on the St, Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails in support of Gender Based Violence Awareness 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced domestic or sexual abuse. Every 6 days in Canada, a woman is killed by her partner or…

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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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