All trails lead to Country Harbour – Halifax Today

Travel Tails: Smitty barks at a seal, follows the footsteps of Black Loyalists about 22 hours ago By: Bruce MacNab

Years ago, some friends of mine from Martha’s Vineyard spent a month touring Nova Scotia. Already accustomed to lighthouses and sandy beaches, they had little to say about our province—with one exception.

They raved about camping at a magical hideaway on the Eastern Shore called Country Harbour.

Located in Guysborough County, Country Harbour is a three hour drive from Halifax. For the third summer in a row, Smitty and I headed up there for some August camping.

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NS Trails Makes Connection Happen

TIDNISH, N.S. – Canada’ Great Trail is significantly connected to Nova Scotia following three years of work and investment into the Chignecto Ship Rail Way Trans Canada Trail corridor.

The Cumberland Snowmobile Association, with their counterparts in Sackville, N.B., were working on opening at the corridor between then two provinces when Trans Canada Trail started vetting interest to close the gap between the two. The primary challenge, project manager and Cumberland Snowmobile Club member Andrew Wallis says, was the terrain.