The sun was shining through the trees, the leaves were every shade of fall, and I got to share it with my best pal. Our first visit to Frog Pond Trail was a magical one. Continue reading
Category: Parks & Trails
Getting Lost (and Found) in Nackawic, NB
What do you do when your long weekend hike is a complete bust? You find some craft beer and a donair, check out the local sites, and make the most of a glorious fall day.
This Thanksgiving, we had the privilege of being deep in the New Brunswick wilderness, at a rustic cottage on the shore of the Saint John River, somewhere between Fredericton and Nackawic.
We had the best of intentions of checking out a nearby hiking trail, a trail that Hiking NB refers to as the Flattop Mountain Trail. Continue reading
High Head Trail Might be HRM’s Best-Kept Secret
Not far from the City, nestled in between Peggy’s Cove and Duncan’s Cove, is the lesser known Prospect Bay.
And sitting on a tiny peninsula that juts out into the mouth of the Bay, you’ll find the heart of the little community known as Prospect.
This breathtaking peninsula is a sight to be seen in its own right. Add to that the most perfect coastal hiking trail… and you have yourself one incredible dogventure. Continue reading
Belchers Marsh Park Makes it Easy to Get Your Daily Dose of Nature
I continue to be amazed by all of the awesome places to go on dogventures right in our backyards. HRM has done a pretty great job of preserving lots of beautiful green space, even as it expands into the suburbs.
Take the Belchers Marsh Park for example. You probably wouldn’t expect to find a vibrant marsh and a pretty winding trail tucked in behind a bunch of apartment buildings in Clayton Park. Yet there it is. Continue reading
It’s the End of Summer. But that Means… Fall Hikes!
And just like that, it’s September. This time of year used to be huge for me. The transition from August to September always meant back to school: new things, new faces, new beginnings. I just loved it. This excitement continued through my seven years of university, but when I entered the “real world”, August started slip into September unceremoniously.
This year, I get to feel the excitement all over again. I return to work the day after Labour Day, and although I am returning to an old job, it feels like a new beginning.
I also get to take some time to reflect on what was a really, really awesome summer. Continue reading