Halifax Waterfront Trail

Record #: RNS0085
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2021
Last Full Update: 18 Oct 2021


Located In Downtown Halifax (Halifax Peninsula)
Where To Find Us
Downtown Halifax (Halifax Peninsula), NS
Canada B3J 3N2


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Website earthadventures.ca/
E-Mail info@earthadventures.ca
Contact Dr Alan Warner, Earth Adventures; Phone: 902-385-6153; Email: alan.warner@acadiau.ca

Description & Services

Trail Rating Easy
Information Directions: The trail starts in downtown Halifax on the waterfront side of the Marriot Waterfront Hotel adjacent to Historic Properties on Upper Water Street. Numerous bus routes stop within a short walk of this site. You can park in the underground hotel parking lot if you choose. 
Length of trail: 1.8 km return  
About the trail: This is a fun walk along the waterfront exploring how wild creatures survive in an urban landscape. 
This trail is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers as it is on boardwalk and paved pathways. 
There is currently a lot of construction on the waterfront between the Ferry Terminal and the Maritime Museum, you may have to detour, though things seem to change daily. If anyone is down there and has a current update, please contact us at: info@earthadventures.ca 
Looking for a fun, outdoor adventure to complete with family and friends on the Halifax Waterfront boardwalk? Try “Wharf Rat Tale” to become a rat, outwit the humans, and survive! The step-by-step instructions for this 1.8 km trail adventure can be downloaded at earthadventures.ca. Approximate time to complete the adventure is 1 hour and 30 minutes.  
About Earth Adventures: Earth Adventures is an exciting new website and phone app (earthadventures.ca) that provides easy-to-follow instructions for self-guided activities for families and small youth groups on 30 short trails in some of the most popular and beautiful locales in Halifax and Kings Counties. Perfect for outdoor adventures with friends and family!

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