Do you enjoy hiking, biking, running and snowshoeing on trails? Do you want more recreational trails in Halifax? Contact your Councillor to express the importance of trails in your life, and that you want Halifax to put money into recreational trails! A coalition of community […]
The Roach’s Pond end of the McIntosh Run Community Trail will be closed while a new subdivision is being built. The trail will be closed from the Roach’s Pond parking lot to just before the pedestrian bridge that connects to Alabaster Way. This portion of […]
We are really excited to see so many people out enjoying the McIntosh Run Singletrack Trails! Lets all be responsible trail users and good neighbours and do the following:
Pack In, Pack Out – including picking up after your canine friends;
Look and Listen for other trail users – bikes yield to hikers, downhill riders to uphill riders;
Keep Your Clothes On at the trail head – the Captain William Spry Community Centre is not far from our trail network and has public washrooms, change rooms, and showers.
Chelsey Harrington, a Dalhousie student studying in College of Sustainability, is working on an outdoor education experience for the MRWA trail system. Through a partnership with the local high school, J.L. Ilsley, beautiful wood burned signs have been created over the years for use on […]
On Saturday June 9th members of the MRWA and JL Ilsley held the annual McIntosh Run River Cleanup. Beginning at the Captain William Spry Community Centre volunteers removed shopping carts, a bicycle, a bathtub, discarded construction material, dog poop bags, plastic straws, coffee cups, and other litter from the river and surround area.
According to the leadership teacher at JL Ilsley, there has been less garbage overall each year he’s been involved. The cleanup was followed by pizza back at the community centre. It was a super day and the high school students were great! A big thanks to everyone who came out.
Halifax C&D Recycling Ltd kicked off a new initiative to recycle bicycle tires and tubes with a donation to the McIntosh Run Singletrack Trails. Thank you Halifax C&D Recycling Ltd! You can read full details of the project in their press release below: RECYCLER ACCEPTS […]
The 2018 trail building season has started. Volunteers were out today building trail in the McIntosh Run Singletrack Trail System. The trail plan for 2018 is ambitious and we’re excited to have started. If you’re interested in lending a hand (and back) we’d love to […]