Hiking

Take the Time to enjoy over 200km of hiking trails throughout Lunenburg Region. Access too many of the Trails includes; hikers, bicycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, skies, and horses. Parking is available at various access points along the trails. Some trails are groomed in the winter for the snow enthusiast.
Ukaliq Wilderness

Ukaliq Wilderness

Location: Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

Ukaliq Wilderness offers private guides, tours and treks throughout Nova Scotia as well as outdoor education and training. Our unique approach to training caters to persons of all ages, outdoor enthusiasts both experienced or not. For those wishing to get out and experience Nova Scotias’ unique wilderness at its best, with one of our experienced guides - Let us know, we will put together a cost effective experience unique to your requirements, anywhere, anytime.

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Tancook Island

Tancook Island

Location: Coves & Inlets

Big Tancook and Little Tancook are 2 islands located 6 miles off the southern coast of Nova Scotia in Mahone Bay.  These two islands are accessible by passenger ferry - the William G. Ernst is stationed at Big Tancook and makes daily runs to and from the historic yachting community of Chester. Ferry tickets can be purchased on the ferry which docks on Water St in Chester. Take your bicycles and a packed lunch to explore the island for the day.  A ferry schedule can be found on the Tancook Island Tourism site. 

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South Shore Annapolis Trail

South Shore Annapolis Trail

Location: Ox Team & Farmstead

This 122 km trail travels between the Goose Chase Road in New Germany to the Town of Bridgetown in the Annapolis Valley and Caledonia in the Region of Queens.  Access includes hikers, bicycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, skies, and horses.  Parking is available at various access points along the trail.  The trail is groomed in the winter by the Crossburn Snowmobile Club.

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Sam’s Woodland Tours

Sam’s Woodland Tours

Location: Ox Team & Farmstead

Join tour guide Sam Wentzell of Sam’s Woodland Tours for informative guided nature walks and historical walking tours.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of plants, trees and wildlife here in Nova Scotia.

Sam’s Woodland Tours takes place in and around Bridgewater Nova Scotia.  The woodland tours are offered on a private woodlot in Upper Branch.  The rail trail tours take place on the Centennial Trail in Bridgewater and connects to the LaHave River Trail in Cookville, which runs alongside the scenic LaHave River.  These historical walking tours in Bridgewater focus on the railway in the area as well as the role the lumber industry played in the development of the Town of Bridgewater and Lunenburg County.

For more information please visit www.samswoodlandtours.com To book a tour contact Sam by phone: 902-523-5444 or email:
samwoodlandtours@gmail.com

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Rissers Beach

Rissers Beach

Location: Beaches & Artisans

Whether you want to swim, search for sea shells, or just spend the day relaxing in the sun, Rissers Beach Provincial Park offers every kind of recreational opportunity available at the seaside.

Some of the features of the park include a kilometre long white sand beach and Interpretation Centre and boardwalk along an inland marsh.

Directions to Risser’s Beach are scenic.  From the Town of Bridgewater follow King Street South which is Route 331 for 25 minutes.  You will be following the beautiful LaHave River the whole way.  There are many artisans and the LaHave Bakery to stop and visit.  Enjoy!

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Festivals and Events

March 25

Breakfast Lunenburg Legion

DateMarch 25th, 2017

Location Town of Lunenburg

Category Food

Springtime Tea & Art Show

DateMarch 25th, 2017

Location Town of Lunenburg

Category Artisan

Broad Cove Presentation

DateMarch 26th, 2017

Location Town of Lunenburg

Category Culture Heritage

NSCC’s International Culinary Celebration

DateMarch 30th, 2017

Location Town of Bridgewater

Category Food

Turkey Supper In Barss Corner

DateApril 01st, 2017

Location Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

Category Food

Fall Recreation Guide