News Archive

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
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 the safest recreational activities during the pandemic and a good way to relieve the...
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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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Spring ATV Closure in Effect
Please note that the Spring closure of our trail to ATVs and Side-by-Sides will come into effect Sunday March 8th 2020. we would kindly ask that ATVs and Side-by-Sides refrain from using the trail. This closure is due to spring...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Views of the Finished Mill Lake Trail Section
Below are a few photos of the newly finished and re-surfaced trail section to the NS Power Access Road alongside Mill lake in Upper Tantallon following the trail reassignment project.
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Second Annual Purple Hike for Epilepsy Fundraiser A Success
The St. Margaret’s Bay Trail was a sea of purple on Sunday October 20th as more than 40 people took part in the Unicorn Theatre’s Annual Purple Hike for Epilepsy. Adding even more colour to the already colourful event, the...
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