Admiral Lake is a moderate hike with beautiful vistas.
Follow the boardwalk to a nice sandy beach.
Climb the stairs to the top of a stone tower for a scenic view overlooking Halifax’s Northwest Arm.
A great fortification to explore with underground rooms, tunnels and lots of canons.
Point Pleasant Park
Kilometres of wooded trails connecting various, old fortifications at the tip of the Halifax peninsula.
Scenic woodland trails.
Sample the rough, rugged coastline of Nova Scotia up close on this short, yet very scenic hike.
The Frog Pond trail is a short loop (1.4 km, half hour), yet scenic walk that is part of the broader Sir Sanford Flemming Park trail system.
A great spot for biking and walking along the historic Shubie Canal! Come hand feed the chickadees and chipmunks.
A little known but wonderful sandy beach.
Shubie Beach is a small, family friendly beach in Dartmouth.
A short easy hike but with a steep descent at the end. An incredible view of the Bedford Basin.
Salt Marsh Trail
Hike along a converted railway bed that extends from Eastern passage to Lawrencetown Beach with a causeway that crosses Cole Harbour!
Crystal Crescent Beach
Crystal Crescent describes itself very well with its clear blue waters and white sand.
Silver Sands Beach
This rock filled beach is often used for surfing or just a nice walk.
Rainbow Haven Beach
Rainbow Haven is a very popular, sandy beach just outside of Dartmouth. It is a great location for families with young children.
Walk along our favourite sandy beach and enjoy looking for sand dollars and other unique shells.
This is a great beach for surfing or boogie boarding due to the usual high waves.