NS Walks & Victoria County Walking Series

Victoria County and NS Walks have partnered to bring forth the following program: Victoria County Walking Series. This program is designed to offer a walking program series that follows NS Walks principles and guidelines.

The program is free, open to all ages and will take place at multiple locations across Victoria County twice a year, once in the Fall and once in the Spring. In order to participate in one of these programs you must pre-register below or by phone at 902-294-0063.

All walks will be lead by trained NS Walk leaders and the length of each walk will range between 30 to 45 minutes over easy to moderate paths.

Please ensure you arrive with proper footwear for walking, dressed for current weather conditions and a water bottle.

Please feel free to bring your walking poles as they are not mandatory however are encouraged and there will be some available (free of charge) to use during the walk if people would like to try. Please no animals permitted (exception for Guide dogs).

Please see the table below for the up coming Victoria County Walking Series locations.

DateStart TimeWalking RouteWalking Route AddressWalk Leaders
May 15th10 amFreshwater Lake Trail37648 Cabot Trail Rd, Ingonish Beach, NS B0C 1L0Chris Woodford
June 1st10 amBaddeck Multi-use TrailMeet at Baddeck Hockey rink parking lot located at 26 Jessica Wong Lane, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0Chris Woodford
June 1st1 pmLewis Mountain TrailSt Anns Bay, meet at Lewis Mountain Trailhead, 7.5 kms from exit 11 off Trans Canada Route 105Chris Woodford
June 8th10 amCabot Education Centre32039 Cabot Trail, New Haven, NS B0C 1P0Chris Woodford
June 8th1 pmMoney Point RoadMeet at Bay St. Lawrence Fire Department located 80 Money Point Road, Bay St. Lawrence, NS B0C 1R0Chris Woodford
June 18th5 pmWagmatcookMeet at MacLellan LoopDaphne Goo Goo & Chris Woodford
June 20th9 amDalem Lake Provincial Park220 New Dominion Road, Boularderie NS, B1Y 3Z3Nancy Cronin & Chris Woodford
June 20th6 pmOld Black Brook CampgroundLocated across from Black Brook Beach Lookoff (Between Ingonish Beach and Neil’s Harbour)Chris Woodford
June 22nd10 amIona Port Beach2583 St. Columbia Road, Iona B2C 1A8Chris Woodford
June 22nd2 pmNicholson Trail1167 Big Baddeck Rd, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0Chris Woodford
June 26th2 pmNorth Highlands Nordic Ski Club29483 Cabot Trail, Cape North B0C 1G0Chris Woodford
June 27th6 pmTNT Outdoor Adventures1072 Cabot Trail (Hunters Mountain), Baddeck NS B0E 1B0Chris Woodford

If you have any questions regarding the walk or its location please contact Victoria County’s Recreation and Physical Activity Coordinator:

Christopher Woodford

Phone Number: 902-294-0063

Email: christopher.woodford@victoriacounty.ca

To register for the walk please complete the online form below. Or click the Download Printable Form button below. Printed forms can be returned by email to christopher.woodford@victoriacounty.ca. They can also be mailed or dropped off in-person to the Municipal Building, 495 Chebucto St., Baddeck, NS, B0E 1B0.

Victoria County Walking Series Registration Form