Events

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.

Even more events are listed on our Facebook and Twitter accounts!
 

Hiking & COVID-19
In this uncertain time as society deals with the COVID-19 virus pandemic, we encourage people to still get outdoors (where possible, safe and appropriate). Hiking and walking outside is an excellent way to de-stress and to stay healthy! We urge you to hike while respecting gathering limits, practice social distancing and follow the advice of public health officials. Parks, trails and beaches are now open but there are restrictions to their use. If you have questions about trail use, please ask government directly. Note that the new gathering limits coming into effect on October 1 do not apply to hiking groups or guided hikes, unfortunately.

Guided Hike COVID-19 Guidelines (updated Sept. 30)


Fall Guided Hike Series
Find a hike near you by month or by region. Learn more here
All hikes require pre-registration - no drop-ins
September    October    November

Halifax Region          South Shore Region 
Valley Region           Fundy Region 
Highland Region       Cape Breton Region 


October: Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series - 13 hikes across NS
October: Great Canadian Hike on the Great Trail
Oct. 20: Intro to Hiking Webinar
Oct. 24-25: Navigation Maps & Compass course, Halifax 
Oct. 27: Leave No Trace Webinar

November: Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series - 3 hikes across NS
Nov. 5: Wildlife Encounters & Safety Webinar
Nov. 14-15: Field Leader - Hiking course, Tidnish Bridge
 
Nov. 18: Intro to Hiking Webinar

Jun. 4-6, 2021: Hiking Summit, Chéticamp

Sept. 16-18, 2021: "Trails for All" – A Coming Together of the Trails Community in NS, New Minas

Oct. 20-22, 2021: Recreation Nova Scotia annual conference, Dartmouth
 

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