Community Trail

Tips for responsible trail use

Tips for responsible trail use

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 […]

Support funding for recreation trails

Support funding for recreation trails

MRWA needs your help. We need you to contact your councillor and Mayor Savage to let them know you’d like HRM to fund recreation trails.

McIntosh Run River Cleanup with JL Ilsley – June 4th

Join MRWA and students from JL Ilsley school for this year’s McIntosh Run River Cleanup on Saturday June 4th from 9-12. Meet and register at the Captain William Spry Community Centre. We will have pizza for participants. See you there!

Community Trail clean-up today is a go! (Dec 6/14)

The trail maintenance work on the Community Trail is on for today! The forecast is calling for the chance of showers this afternoon, nothing serious. If you do not have any trimming tools, please cmd anyway since we will be bringing extras, and hands are […]

Brush trimming event on the Community Trail, Dec 6.

Brush trimming event on the Community Trail, Dec 6.

A brush-trimming event on the McIntosh Run Community Trail will be held  Saturday Dec 6th, 1:00-3:00pm, meeting at the McIntosh Run bridge on Drysdale Road. There is parking at the Lion’s Rink (25 Drysdale Road, click for map). Please bring loppers and saws – no power tools please! […]

Wondering why the Community Trail has not been completed through to Roach’s Pond?

Unfortunately, after Halifax had contracted with the McIntosh Run Watershed Association (MRWA) to complete the McIntosh Run Community Trail (in 2011), Halifax legal staff determined that there were land ownership issues regarding the portions of lands which are subject to an easement for Halifax Water. […]

Art in the Underpass

The McIntosh Run Community Trail and the McIntosh Run river pass beneath the Drysdale Road underpass.  The underpass was painted, using natural pigments and paints, by students from JL Ilsley High School in June 2012!

Older Updates and Events

  Older Updates and Events Below are summaries of events which were recorded on a previous version of MRWA’s website. Oct 2012 – MRWA has contracted TrailFlow Outdoor Adventures to develop a Concept Plan for a human-powered single-track trail system on the HRM and DNR […]

McIntosh Run Community Trail A Reality

If you have been on the old pipeline road between the River Road footbridge and the extension of Bridget Avenue in the past few weeks you probably witnessed quite a bit of activity for the construction of Phase 1 of the McIntosh Run Community Trail. […]