12 Percent - Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Consultation

Lower East Chezzetcook Provincial Park




185.29 Hectares





Location NS Atlas

68 W 1

Managed As

Supporting Park

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Important coastal property with significant conservation values. Proposed expansion of park boundary will enhance the park’s protection and recreation values.

Protection Values

Protected Beach; one species of bird found at the park is listed as critically imperiled; the park property has been identified by the Nova Scotia Department of Environment as a portion of lands (Patch # 272) that could contribute to the Province goal of protecting 12% of the land base by 2015.

Education Values

Beach processes and sea level changes

Tourism Values

Hiking, birdwatching and hunting are common activities

Outdoor Recreation Values

Hiking, birdwatching, boat ramp

Other Site Considerations

Accessibility; Limited land base .

Adjoining coastal Crown lands to the east is proposed to be added to park.

Coastal erosion from high tides and storm events