12 Percent - Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Consultation

Beaver Mountain Provincial Park




136.31 Hectares


Outdoor Recreation


Designated; Operational (Man. Agreement)

Location NS Atlas

31 Y 4

Managed As

Supporting Park

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A small picnic park with trails located just off Highway 104

Protection Values

Large portion of park undeveloped and contributes to regional biodiversity in landscape that is dominated by private ownership.  Within the park one species of vascular plant and one species of invertebrate have been identified as vulnerable to extirpation or extinction.

Education Values

Some potential for interpretation of forest, wildlife habitat, landscape development; interpretive panels, Kids in the Forest interpretive program

Tourism Values

Close proximity to 100 series highway; near Town of Antigonish; regionally significant; offers hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing

Outdoor Recreation Values

Hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing

Other Site Considerations

Managed under agreement with the Municipality of Antigonish County

Ecological restoration of Spruce damaged by Bark Beetle is underway to allow younger hardwood and softwood to grow.