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Guided Hikes

Hike NS coordinates with local partner groups across the province to schedule a series of guided hikes each fall and snowshoe events each winter.

Winter Guided Snowshoe Hike Series 2017

Call for Winter 2017 Guided Snowshoe Hikes
Deadline: December 21, 2016

Once again, Hike NS invites groups across NS to partner with it on delivering winter guided snowshoe hikes in January, February and March of 2017. The purpose of the event series is to: 1) get more people in NS hiking and snowshoeing; 2) highlight local trails and increase their use; and 3) promote Hike NS and local trail groups. Hike NS will help promote events, provide a how-to guide and provide trail prizes to giveaway.
If you and your local municipality or organization can organize a snowshoe hike (or already plan to host a hike), please register your event here by December 21, 2016 for events between January 14 and March 12, 2017. Note that one organization may register only up to five hikes.  

Where to Borrow, Rent or Buy Snowshoes guide (PDF)

Fall Guided Hikes 2016

Hike Nova Scotia and 29 host organizations across the province partnered up to offer the 2016 Fall Guided Hike Series in September, October and November. There were over 45 hikes led by local folks and participants qualified to win “trail prizes.” Hike NS thanks its partners for organizing the hikes on the ground, Goose Lane Editions for its prize donations, Halifax Parks and Recreation and the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage for its support. 

Other events, organized by our partners and others are listed on our News and Events page.

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