12 Percent - Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Consultation

Boggy Lake Wilderness Area


Guysborough, Halifax


946 ha


Wilderness Area



Conditions Apply?


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River corridor, lake frontage, and intact forest drumlins adjacent to Boggy Lake Wilderness Area

Ecological Values

9 km corridor along Moser River

Productive forest drumlins

Includes old Red Spruce and tolerant hardwood forest along Bear Lake

Habitat for provincially endangered Mainland Moose

Outdoor Recreation Values

Enhances backcountry recreation values of Boggy Lake Wilderness Area

Contributes to wilderness setting for canoeing and fishing on Bear Lake and Moser River

Forestry Values

Mix of mature and young hardwood with some mature softwood

Some old cutovers and roadbeds

Other Resource Values

Medium mineral potential

Small portion under mineral exploration license

Low petroleum potential

Low wind potential


Exclusions and Vehicle Access

Vehicle access to be provided to Bear Lake.  Road to private land inholding on Long Lake excluded.

Additional Comments

Includes one campsite lease