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Hike NS Monthly E-News

Events & more: July Hike NS E-news
Hike NS AGM & more: June Hike NS E-news
Nature, Hiking workshops & more: May Hike NS E-news
Hiking Summit & more: Apr. Hike NS E-news

Ban on Sunday Hunting & more: Mar. Hike NS E-news 2015

Project Wild Thing & more: Feb. Hike NS E-news 2015

News Releases & Announcements

July 24, 2015: Hike NS Disappointed in Sunday Hunting Decision
Jan. 6, 2015: Snowshoe hikes popular winter activity
Nov. 26: Hike Leader Course Sells Out as Interest in Guided Hikes Grows
Sept. 2: Record Line Up of Fall Guided Hikes
Apr. 15: Hike NS Presents Summit Award
Apr. 6: Folks Talk & Walk Trails at NS Hiking Summit

Events Calendar

These events are those of our partners and Hike NS (Hike NS events are in bold). Please add to our events listing by submitting your event  here.

Every Tuesday: Chebucto Hiking Club, Bedford trail 10-km hike, Bedford
Every Thursday: Chebucto Hiking Club, Dartmouth 10-km hike, Dartmouth
Every Wednesday: Les Amis du Plein Air guided hike in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park

July 29: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Halifax Permanent Walk Lighthouse & Capital City Event 10 Km guided walk. Halifax
July 31: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk, Halifax
Aug. 2: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, BLT Rails to Trails Lakeside 6Km or 12Km guided walk, Timberlea
Aug. 5: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Point Pleasant Park 10Km guided walk, Halifax
Aug. 8: Halifax Outdoor Adventurers, Hike The Cape, Cape Sable Island
Aug. 8: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Kearney Lake/Charlies Lake Trails
Aug. 14: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the Hemlock Ravine Trail, Halifax
Aug. 16: Annapolis County, Delaps Cove Walk With Nature, Annapols County
Aug. 16: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Dingle Tower 11Km guided walk, Halifax
Aug. 19: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club, Eastern Passage Short Seasonal Lighthouse Event 10Km guided walk, Eastern Passage
Aug. 22: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 3C, on the Gaff Point Trail, Hirtles Beach, Kingsburg
Aug. 28: Chebucto Hiking Club, 10 km hike, rated 2B, on the City-to-City Walk, Halifax
Aug. 28-30: Field Leader – Hiking & Paddling Course, Shelburne
Sept. 11-20, 2015: Hike the Highlands Festival, Cape Breton
Sept.e 25-27: Exploring the Gentle Earth camping and hiking women's weekend, Porters Lake
Oct. 13-16: Recreation Nova Scotia annual conference, Digby
Oct. 17: Halifax Outdoor Adventurers, Hike the Devil's Bend, Economy

All year long: More hiking and outdoor-related events are found at:

Nova Scotia's Parks are for People
Keep it Wild - Nova Scotia's Protected Areas
Hike the Highlands Festival
Take the Roof Off Winter
Nova Scotia Nature Trust
NS Outdoor Leadership Development Program
Young Naturalists Club
Wilderness Remote First Aid Courses

When you hike, walk or snowshoe, consider using a pedometer and counting your steps. Learn more at:

Be sure to follow Leave No Trace Principles when out hiking, walking and snowshoeing. For a list of what to bring and how to prepare for going on a hike, check out AdventureSmart.
Nova Scotia weather
NS Forest Fire Index

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