Documents and Resources

Proposed Trail Plan

September 27, 2018

After years of research, preparation, and planning we present our completed Proposed Trail Development Plan for the Seawall Trail. This document represents a major milestone for the project; it is the template upon which the trail will be constructed.

This is a proposed plan, and is subject to possible modification based upon feedback from the public, government bodies and First Nations. 

Please provide us with your feedback - it is appreciated and will be considered for the final version of the document.

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Proposed Trail Plan

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Proposed Trail Plan

Request For Proposals (RFP)

June 1, 2016

The Seawall Trail Society's Request For Proposals for flagging, trail alignment and the preparation of a Proposed Trail Development Plan.

It is recommended that consultants review the additional documents provided on this page before submitting a proposal.

This process has been completed, however the RFP is being left online for archival purposes and for those who may wish to view it.

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Request For Proposals (RFP)

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Request For Proposals (RFP)

Project Overview

April 1, 2016

A brief, two-page document that describes the Seawall Trail project, its background, goals, timelines and key considerations.

This is an early document and aspects of the project may have changed.

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Project Overview

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Project Overview

Brochure and Map

Our brochure with inset map. Please note that the route in this brochure represents a proposal only. This map represents an early plan and has changed significantly with the completion of the Proposed Trail Development Plan.

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Brochure and Map

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Brochure and Map

Trail Development Proposal

A detailed document that is part of the required process for developing a hiking trail in a Wilderness Area in Nova Scotia. This document gives additional details about the Seawall Trail project including: background, trail description, regional significance, community benefits, administration, development options and priorities.

This document was an early requirement of Nova Scotia Environment's Ten Steps to Developing a Hiking Trail in a Wilderness Area.

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Trail Development Proposal

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Trail Development Proposal

The Overland Track

The 2013 - 2014 Annual Report for Tasmania's Overland Track. A good reference for the potential economic benefits of walking trails.

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The Overland Track

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The Overland Track

Developing A Hiking Trail In A Wilderness Area

A key document from the Nova Scotia Environment that describes the steps and process for developing a walking or hiking trail in the province's protected areas.

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Developing A Hiking Trail In A Wilderness Area

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Developing A Hiking Trail In A Wilderness Area