Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Protected Areas


Tupper Lake

Tupper Lake Nature Reserve protects habitat for a population of eastern ribbon snake in northeastern Queens County.

Eastern ribbon snake is a nationally and provincially-listed threatened species.

The reserve contains over 5 kilometres of undeveloped frontage on Tupper Lake and Halfway Brook, as well as shrub bogs and some old white pine forest. Part of the site was harvested in recent years.