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Picnicking, walking, cross-country skiing, community picnics
Regionally significant opportunity to protect natural elements including headlands and saltmarsh, dune system and beach; protects First Nations archaeological sites. One species of bird found within the park has been identified as being critically imperiled
Regionally significant opportunities for interpretation of coastal processes, habitats, cultural history
Regionally significant tourism attraction and popular day use park for both resident and out-of-province visitors; offers hiking, supervised swimming, picnicking; sand castle competition attracts 10,000 +. Easily accessible for day trip from core HRM
Supervised swimming, picnicking, walking trail, carry-in boat opportunity
High visitation numbers especially on warm sunny days during peak park season.
Susceptible to coastal processes (storm events with high tide surge or wind driven waves) that cause site erosion.
Mature Spruce trees may require ecological restoration program to remove dead and dying trees in areas of public use to re-establish a more suitable forest cover
Limited landbase to accommodate high use events.