Halifax North West Trails Association is a not-for-profit society whose objectives are to promote the creation, protection and maintenance of trails in Halifax North West.

Please consider becoming a member! We have new three-year membership terms. New members pay $20 and get a HNWTA badge, renewals are $15.

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Trail Photo Contest Results

Our first ever Trail Photo Contest sponsored by TD Park People was a success!! We had over 120 entries and so many amazing photos to choose from! I'm glad I wasn't a judge!! ;)

The results are in and the judges selected some wonderful winning photographs. Have a look at the winning photographs below! And don't forget to check out the Halifax Recreation Summer Programs listed unthe the photos :)

Children 12 and under Category Winner: Camilla Mantilla - Hemlock Ravine Park - "Looking for a path in Hemlock Ravine"

Ages 13-17 Category Winner: Zachary Fay - Mill Run Trail

Adult Landscape Category Winner - Cheryl Gale - Belchers Marsh

Adult Wildlife Category Winner - Dan Liwski (Instagram @dan.liwski) - Belchers Marsh - Resident Snapping Turtle

Adult Natural Flora Category Winner - Nick Neklioudov - Belchers Marsh

Adult People Watching Category Winner - Brenda Seymour - Mainland Common Loop

Congratulations to our winners!

Halifax Recreation Summer Programs!

Happy Summer!

With the restrictions in place due to COVID-19, our group hikes and walks will not be scheduled this summer. If you are looking for fun events, check out what Halifax Recreation has to offer!

Information about programming is here.
Schedule of programming is here!

Have a great summer!

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