Explore the most popular city walk trails in Nova Scotia with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

This is as close as you will get to Central Park in Halifax as it’s a beautiful park with endless trails and things to see. Can also see several old war bunkers and interpretive signs which is very interesting. There are a couple parking lots - this park is always extremely busy and really comes alive in the summer. Parts of this park are off-leash... some parts are no dogs allowed at all. Some are only on-leash - you have to watch your every move for little signs where the areas change. Are easy to miss. Beautiful views of the ocean/harbour and can even see York Redoubt and Dead Man’s Island from the park.

We love this trail as it is a lot less busy than the other trails in Sir Sanford Fleming Park. It is very woodsy and is a nice quiet loop with a bit of an incline. You likely wont see many people (if anyone) on this. Lots of other connecting trails you could pair this with. We love walking our dog on this trail.

walking
2 months ago

Nice boardwalk trail right beside Fisherman's Cove. There is plenty of parking but the lot can be very busy during the summer months with Fisherman's Cove so close by. Easy walk for the whole family with beautiful views. It was raining quite heavily the day we were there so no pictures.

trail running
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Excellent trail system for the whole family in the heart of the city! Plenty of parking but can be very busy. Washroom facilities located throughout the park. There's a rich military history to this park as well. Highly recommended!

on Sentier de Clare Trail

road biking
3 months ago

Used steel bike with 1 1/4 width tire several areas of loose gravel but nice secluded ride. Trail could use. A little more maintenance. Trail was dry. If wet definitely mnt bike

walking
3 months ago

It’s a good choice if u don’t want drive too far from downtown, especially suitable for daily exercise.

Great trail for a brisk walk !!

Great trail to walk if you need a getaway from the city within the city.

really beautiful

walking
4 months ago

Nice views just prior to sunset

A great trail run. You can pick up the trailhead at EKM and continue to the Wolfville Reservoir for a quick summer swim before looping back.

This is a nice pleasant, easy walk for all types of walkers! Some nice views of Halifax on route
Great for a leisurely ramble.

Perfect trail to use as alternative to urban hiking. Water views are very nice and historical significance to the area adds to appeal.

Beautiful location, especially in the early morning for the sunrise and seeing the cruise liners coming the Halifax port. Dog Friendly off leash before 9am I believe. Trails are well groomed and water view on three sides of the park.

Convenient.

Short

walking
8 months ago

Great for a nice afternoon stroll!

walking
9 months ago

Easy trail in the city. Please respect it’s an on leash trail.

A great trail for leisure walks with nature all around

walking
10 months ago

a great spot to walk and see some historic forts, monuments etc. not overly challenging and good for running

bumped into this gem of a trail while hunting for some geocaches! I love these urban parks. beautiful!

beautiful walk and view

walking
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

This is a great place for a pleasant walk. And the view...one of the best views of Downtown Halifax. The trail follows the harbor from start to finish. For a stretch the trail runs alongside an adjacent railroad track. Fortunately the trail planners built sturdy wood fences wherever the rail line and walking trail cross. With only one elevation change, the trails weaves and bobs through low vegetation, giving you a pleasant and short walk.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

It's ok for a park close to a busy highway it sound like cars and it's better than walking on a sidewalk in the town.

Monday, August 07, 2017

In my opinion this is more of a biking trail. All paved and well maintained. Not much in regards to scenery. A few major road crossings take away from something a hiker may want to experience. I rated this 3 stars as a hiker but would probably give it 5 as a biker.

hiking
Saturday, August 05, 2017

walking
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Perfect for fitness walking with the most amazing ocean views!

Great park at the end of the city. We walked from the cruise terminal, about 2K, and around the park. Even in the pouring rain there were joggers and folks walking dogs. Well marked paths. I was sorry we didn't have better weather.

Monday, June 26, 2017

makes me feel like the city is miles away

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