New Maps, trail markings, and wayfinding

New Maps, trail markings, and wayfinding

With the expansion of the singletrack network and the increased usage, there is a real need for new maps and new trail marking. Over the next few weeks, MRWA will be: installing new maps at major trailheads; installing 12″ wayfinding maps at key trail intersections; 

Time Trails

Time Trails

The “Time trails” were a major project of the 2020 pandemic trailbuilding season. Time Flies (1.4km), Time Out (1.3km), and Wrinkle (200m) were started in late August, after we finished Clark Kent, and mostly finished by late December. The trails are in an area of 

Singletrack 101. Information about the trails.

Singletrack 101. Information about the trails.

We’ve updated and expanded information about the singletrack trails, including trail etiquette. Have a look!

New Canadians Hike series in 2020

New Canadians Hike series in 2020

There are few things better than seeing people who are new to Halifax (and Canada) excited about exploring the river, watershed and trails! In 2020, MRWA partnered with ISANS to organize a New Canadians Hike Series. Five events were held between September and January, with 

Watch Backyard Wilderness (7min version)

Watch Backyard Wilderness (7min version)

Check out this 7min long profile of MRWA and the singletrack trail project, plus some inspiring footage of the wild areas of the watershed. We appreciate the appearances and words of support from our MLA Brendan Maguire, Bonnie Sutherland of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust,