Welcome to Hike Nova Scotia

Hike Nova Scotia is a nonprofit organization that encourages and promotes a growing hiking culture throughout our great province. We strive to be the voice for those who hike, walk and snowshoe. With every step we’re building a community of outdoor adventure enthusiasts. Join us and get out there on the trails!

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. Thank you.

Call for Fall Guided Hikes deadline: August 14
Learn more and register your event here

Trail Talk: Fireside Chat with Michael Haynes: August 19
Learn more and register here

Job Posting: Project Coordinator deadline Aug. 30
Learn more here

In-Person Courses this Fall: 
Field Leader - Hiking courses Learn more and register here
Navigation Maps & Compass courses Learn more and register here
Field Leader - Winter modules (coming this winter)
COVID-19 public health protocols will be followed during these courses

Webinars this Fall:
Intro to Hiking webinars Learn more and register here
Leave No Trace webinar Learn more and register here
Tick Prevention webinar Learn more and register here
Wildlife Encounters & Safety webinar (coming soon)

More Events
Other events are listed here

Try the Hiker Challenge
Learn more here

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Promoting Hiking, Walking and Snowshoeing throughout Nova Scotia.