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Update: Delay of start to singletrack construction

Hello Everyone!  Thank you for showing your support for the McIntosh Run Single Track Trails last month at our Open House! It is encouraging to see so many people excited to get working on the trails. As mentioned at the meeting, we had hoped to […]

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. […]

Open House Follow-up

Open House Follow-up

MRWA estimates that over 150 people attended the Open House on October 15. Thanks to everyone!  We appreciate the lively feedback, suggestions, and strong enthusiasm to make the Singletrack Active trail happen as quickly as possible.

Approximately 60 people signed up as trail volunteers at the meeting. We are continuing to receive more support and volunteer forms electronically. They can be downloaded from the links below, and returned to MRWA at Thank you!

Volunteer Form (doc file)

Volunteer Form (PDF)

Trail Feedback Form (PDF)

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Singletrack Trail Open House

The construction plan for Phase 1 of the McIntosh Run Singletrack Trail System will be presented in an Open House format on October 15, 2014.  Come to learn about the details of the plan and sign up to volunteer to help build the trail! The […]

2012 Public Consultation, Singletrack Trail

MRWA wants to thank everyone who attended the Public Consultation meeting for the proposed McIntosh Run single-track trail system, that was held Tuesday Nov 13, 2012 at the Captain William Spry Community Centre, 10 Kidston Rd, Halifax (street view) . The Concept Plan for the trail […]

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. […]