News Archive

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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Trail Re-Opened
The Trail section near the NSPower dam between Upper Tantallon and Head of St. Margaret’s Bay is open again. Construction crews will be working on the access road running along the lake to convert it into our Trail. We’ll let...
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Vandalism and Dorian: Our Trail is Suffering!
In August, St. Margaret’s Bay Trail users were treated to a few weeks of perfection—the trail was smooth as silk as the many ravages of the winter storms had been repaired and the trail edges nicely cleared.Then came Labor Day...
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2019 Ride for Cancer an Overwhelming Success!
Spectacular weather, great riding conditions and a lot of excitement greeted the participants of the 2019 Ride for Cancer. Over 800 Riders, 210 volunteers, sponsors, and supporters came together and raised over $861,548 net for cancer care here at home,...
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