Trails Master Plan

The Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Trails Master Plan project is underway with Mills & Wright Landscape Architecture. The project will be used to help identify trail areas of various styles, upgrades and enhancements to current trails systems and more.

The plan is expected to be completed in fall 2022.

Community consultations are underway regarding this project. The following community consultations have occurred

  • Stakeholder Meetings
    • Several community groups were identified as having important information or special interest in trail development in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s. In February and March of 2022, meetings with representatives of each of the following groups occurred:
      • Town Council;
      • Town Staff;
      • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Chamber of Commerce;
      • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Advisory Committee on the Environment;
      • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Heritage Committee;
      • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Tourism Working Group;
      • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Inclusion Committee;
      • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Hiking and Walking Club;
      • East Coast Trail Association;
      • Avalon Mountain Bike Association;
      • Scouts Canada;
      • Recreational ATV riders.
  • Community Open House
    • COVID-19 remained prevalent at the time of this project, so in-person engagement activities were not possible. On the evening of March 15, 2022, a virtual open house occurred via the Zoom Webinars platform. The session was free and open to all members of the public. Twenty-eight individuals attended the session which  consisted of a presentation and interactive tools that allowed participants to provide feedback.
  • Online Survey
    • Survey Monkey was used to develop and launch an online survey to collect further public input. The survey was open for approximately two weeks and had 40 participants. In total, 417 responses to the survey questions were received.

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Nicole Clark

Director of Recreation & Community Services

895-8000 x269

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