Guided Hikes

Joining a guided hike is a great way to get to know a trail and have a fun nature experience with other people at the same time! To learn what guided hikes are happening through the year, check some of these sites: http://www.capetocapetrail.ca/events.aspx –...

Volunteering

Hiking trails and parks regularly need maintenance, and groups frequently get together for trail-building sessions. If you wish to participate in either of these things, please contact trails@activepictoucounty.ca or...

Hiking Safety

Getting the most from your outdoor experiences means challenging yourself and knowing your own abilities and limits. When going out to a wilderness trail you are unfamiliar with, it is a good idea to bring someone with you who knows the trail and to let someone know...

Climate

Nova Scotia’s daily temperatures vary, depending on the season. The averages are: Spring from 2° to 9° C Summer from 16° to 24° C Fall about 18° C Winter about -3° C We see all types of weather in Nova Scotia, including rain, snow, hail and our specialty…freezing...