All About Washabuck:
• The Barra Forest Trail Group, made up of people from Washabuck and surrounding communities, is presently working on trail development complementary to the Trans-Canada Trail.
• The community is presently exploring the possibility of developing an access point as part of the Water Route portion of the Trans-Canada Trail.
• “The Stòras na h-Òigridh ( Treasures of Youth) Fund, a scholarship administered by The Nova Scotia Highland Village Society, was inspired by the late Michael Anthony MacLean of Washabuck. It is available to Nova Scotia youth who want to advance their skills in one or more of the following Gaelic traditions: fiddle, pipes, piano, language, storytelling, song and dance.
• Since 1999, daily, from July into September, Washabucker Nancy MacLean has successfully run the “Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs, exposing people from all over the world to Celtic music."