Parks & Pathways

Camping
Parks Canada Campsite Reservations Service Opens in April

For families who enjoy camping at Keji, Cape Breton Highlands, or other Parks Canada National Parks, you now have the option to reserve your site early. In past years, the Parks Canada campsite reservations service opened in January but this year, you can still book early when the reservations open
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Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park is a 40 hectare park owned and operated by the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, providing a wide range of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities to Nova Scotians and visitors alike. A stroll through their two kilometres of wheelchair accessible and shaded pathways provides an open,
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Shubie Family Walk
Family Night Walking Tour at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Get a nocturnal view of the Wildlife Park and its inhabitants at the Family Night Walking Tour at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park! This is an easy, guided walk of the Wildlife Park and is recommended for all ages. Please dress for the weather, wear good walking/hiking shoes and bring water. Pre-registering
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Free Snowshoeing at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
Free Snowshoeing at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park on the Weekends

Have you ever wanted to try snowshoeing?  Why not head to Shubenacadie Wildlife Park one winter weekend for some free family fun, snowshoe-style! This activity will be offered periodically on weekends starting January 2nd, 2020, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Shubenacadie Wildlife Park wishes to encourage people of all
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Young Naturalists Club Field Trip

Join the YNC for a winter snowshoe or hike. No snowshoes? No problem! The YNC has secured several pairs that are available to borrow. Contact them for details. Send an email to Karen at ynchalifax@yncns.ca to register! Young Naturalists Field Trip – Winter Snowshoe or Hike When: Sunday, March 1st,
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Young Naturalists Club Halifax
Young Naturalists Club

The Young Naturalists Club (YNC) is a FREE nature club geared toward youth (7-12) and their families. There are several chapters, including one in Halifax. With the Young Naturalists Club, your kids can learn more about the many species of Nova Scotia plants and animals, or even the solar system. On
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YNC Spring 2019
Young Naturalists Club – Nature Guardians Fall 2019

The Young Naturalists Club will once again be hosting Nature Guardians Sessions at Shubie Park. This program is for young nature enthusiasts (10 to 14 years old) who would like to experience hands-on activities and help contribute to increasing the health and biodiversity of the park. There will be 5
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Halifax Summer Playground Splash Pad
Splish Splash! 8 Awesome Summer Playgrounds with Splash Pads (or fresh water) in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville

Where to go on a hot summer day in HRM? Check out our list of cool summer playgrounds with splash pads where you can have fun and cool off at the same time! 1. Westmount School Playground and Splash Pad The playground and splash pad at Westmount School has an accessible
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Playgrounds in HRM
Wheeee! 10 Must-Visit Playgrounds in HRM to Check Out this Summer!

  Playgrounds. The laughter as the toddler on the swing soars for the sky, the squeal as the preschooler rockets down the slide, and the sense of accomplishment as the school-ager finally makes it all the way across the monkey bars. Playgrounds are not only fun for the kids, but
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5 Great Places to Picnic in Halifax-Dartmouth
5 Great Places to Picnic in Halifax-Dartmouth

Outdoor picnics are great family fun! Here’s our list of 5 great places to picnic in the Halifax-Dartmouth Area. 1. Public Gardens The Halifax Public Gardens are the perfect place to picnic in the summertime. Try setting up your basket in the grassy area on the south side of the gardens
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