Trails of Halifax Regional Municipality, 2nd Edition
Written by Michael Haynes.
Published by Goose Lane Editions, 2010.
|Featuring five new trails (three of which lead into Wilderness
Protected Areas), newly added trailhead GPS coordinates, cell phone coverage
details, hiking tips, and extra sidebar notes on flora, fauna, and historic
sites that you'll encounter along the way, this revised edition of Trails of
Halifax Regional Municipality is the essential guide to hiking in Nova
Scotia's most picturesque city. What's more, each trail in the guide is graded
to ensure that the route you select best suits your level of hiking
The regional municipality of Halifax offers some of the best coastal hiking trails in the east, with breathtaking wilderness trails less than 30 minutes from the middle of the city. Some routes traverse the region's protected areas, while others cross inner-city parks and venture on the islands in Halifax harbour. Winding around lakes, along the ocean, in regional parks, and even through the middle of the city, Halifax's trails offer fascinating routes for visitors, families, and serious or Sunday hikers.
About the author: Michael Haynes is the author of several bestselling trail guides and is a national authority on Active Transportation. A tireless advocate of outdoor activity, Michael is the Director of TransActive Solutions, and has worked with numerous trail organizations, including Go for Green and the Nova Scotia Trails Federation. Michael is a regular guest trail expert on radio and television.
"Tuck this guide in your backpack, your tent, your car, your outhouse, on your bookshelf, wherever just make sure you have a handy copy!" The CoastFrom the same author:
Hiking Trails of Ottawa, the National Capital Region, and Beyond
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