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Fall River Fire Truck Playground

Fall River Fire Truck Playground

If you have a child who loves fire trucks, be sure to take them to the Fire Truck playground at the Gordon R Snow Community Centre in Fall River - it's literally right beside a fire station and it's not uncommon to get a glimpse of the fire trucks heading to a call, or just out for a wash.

Shubie Park in Dartmouth

Shubie Park in Dartmouth

Our pick for this week's Family Fun adventure is Shubie Park. Forty acres of forest filled with winding trails, local wildlife, charming bridges, a sandy beach, and a fascinating locks and canal system makes up Shubie Park in Dartmouth and it is a guaranteed hit with our family.

Family Bike Ride: Salt Marsh & Atlantic View Trails

Family Bike Ride: Salt Marsh & Atlantic View Trails

This route is one of the prettiest trails in the HRM, in my opinion, boasting stunning ocean views, shady treed areas and even a farm at one point. It’s the eastern shore rolled up into one gorgeous package with a saltwater bow on top.

McDonald Sports Park in Waverley

McDonald Sports Park in Waverley

I USED to be very outdoorsy. Then I had two kids within two years and a “hike” turned into a slow walk pushing a stroller and waiting for a toddler to pick up yet another rock. Sound familiar? My first venture out alone in the woods was to a family favourite, McDonald Sports Park in Waverley.

Five Last Minute Halifax Outings for Families

Five Last Minute Halifax Outings for Families

Here are 5 year-round fantastic Halifax (Hali-tastic...is that a thing? If not it should be!) outings to keep in your pocket for an instant adventures - no advance planning required!