12 Percent - Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Consultation

Powells Point Provincial Park




25.57 hectares




Designated; Operational

Location NS Atlas

30 Z2

Managed As

Supporting Park

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An attractive picnic park on the Northumberland Strait

Protection Values

One of the nicest red spruce stands in the Province; bald eagle nest

Education Values

No significant values identified

Tourism Values

One of few public owned coastal properties on the North Shore

Outdoor Recreation Values

Picnicking, walking trails, boat launch, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing

Annual Visitation

Busy park …# unknown

Other Site Considerations


Other Site Considerations

Interest in off season access has been identified.

Susceptible to coastal processes (storm events with high tide surge or wind driven waves) that cause site erosion.

Maturing forest cover may require ecological restoration program to remove dead and dying trees in areas of public use to re-establish a more suitable forest cover.