Have you ever been out on a walk in the woods and stumbled upon a tiny fairy house or door? We have once or twice and it was such a fun surprise! Some members of a Spryfield forest school took it one step further and created the very first dedicated fairy door trail in the city. Imagine the magic and fairy dust swirling around this little metropolis!
No matter where you live in Halifax, you’re never far away from trees and wildlife. Behind our house is a greenbelt filled with trees, and not far away is a park so we are blessed to live in an area abundant with wildlife. The morning after the first big snowfall this year we saw deer tracksContinue reading “Pine Cone Animal Treats”
Deep in the heart of suburban Halifax, on one of the most popular trails in the area, I managed to get completely lost…Let me be a cautionary tale.
It used to be that to find the entrance to Long Lake Provincial Park off the Northwest Arm Drive someone had to show you where it was . . . There have been a few changes since then.
I grew up in Spryfield and learned to ride my bike on the trail from Rockingstone Road, its namesake, to Kidston Lake, back before it was developed, but the park has been a popular destination for a lot longer than that.
I USED to be very outdoorsy. Then I had two kids within two years and a “hike” turned into a slow walk pushing a stroller and waiting for a toddler to pick up yet another rock. Sound familiar? My first venture out alone in the woods was to a family favourite, McDonald Sports Park in Waverley.
Here are 5 year-round fantastic Halifax (Hali-tastic…is that a thing? If not it should be!) outings to keep in your pocket for an instant adventures – no advance planning required!