Wayfinding Guide

Creating uniform signage to help navigate the Blue Route. The Bicycle Wayfinding System was developed to improve on-route, destination-based wayfinding along designated cycling routes throughout Nova Scotia. See the Bicycle Wayfinding Guide here.

Social Media Links

Cycling Nova Scotia
Bike Friendly Program
Blue Route

NS Policy Framework

Environmental Goals and Climate Change Reduction Act


NSDPW Five Year Capital Highway Plan (2024-25) 


Shared Strategy for Trails in Nova Scotia


Let’s Get Moving Nova Scotia


Cycling Nova Scotia

Bike Friendly Business

NS Trails Federation

Ecology Action Centre

Nova Scotia Department of Public Works

Public Health

Blue Route Timeline

The Value of Paved Shoulders for All Road Users


Other Bicycle Networks and Trails in Canada


The Route Verte
The Route Verte in Quebec is one of the best cycling networks in the world. We’re proud to have this as an inspiration for the Blue Route.

Prince Edward County, Ontario
Prince Edward County, with its gently rolling hills, wineries, parks, and quiet roads, is a great cycling destination. The distances between villages and attractions are short, allowing for rest stops.


Confederation Trail, Prince Edward Island
This is 470 km recreational rail trail system that connects the island of PEI from tip to tip, with easy access to amenities and communities along the way.

Galloping Goose Trail, Vancouver Island
A beautiful bike destination that is built on an old rail bed that runs between Victoria and Sooke, British Columbia.

Some of our favorites in other countries

US Bicycle Route System
A connected network of bicycle routes is being developed across the United States, with 8043 miles already developed.

National Cycling Network (United Kingdom)
The network passes within a mile and a half of all UK homes and now stretches over 14,000 miles across the length and breadth of the UK.

New Zealand Cycle Trails
These trails showcase some of New Zealand’s most breathtaking scenery and diverse attractions. This free network of bike trails caters to passionate cyclists at all levels of fitness and experience.