12 Percent - Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Consultation

Mickey Hill Provincial Park




72.93 Hectares


Outdoor Recreation


Undesignated; Operational

Location NS Atlas

64 V 2

Managed As

Supporting Park

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A popular hiking park offering a system of trails along Lambs Lake

Protection Values

Includes old growth forest; rare fauna, areas of potential for pre-contact archaeological sites. Recent acquisition from Bowater.  Condition of purchase was to manage for protection/conservation.  Lambs Lake Site of Ecological Significance managed by NS Environment as a Nature Reserve

Education Values

Natural values

Tourism Values

Mickey Hill Pocket Wilderness was operated by Bowater for many years prior to acquisition by the Province; contains three locally important hiking trails; on a “Canoe Annapolis” canoe route

Outdoor Recreation Values

Hiking, beach access, fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, picnicking, beach walking, scenic viewing

Annual Visitation

0 – 30 vehicles per day, weather permitting, beach area heavily used in summer months

Operating Cost