The walking trails and day-use area at Porters Lake have sustained damage from hurricane Fiona and remain closed until further notice. Porters Lake has reopened for camping.
Updated September 29, 2022 - 2:18 p.m.
Provincial camping and day-use parks closed due to hurricane Fiona are gradually reopening as assessments deem them safe and functional.
Blue-green algae has been reported in Long Lake, Halifax Regional Municipality affecting Long Lake Provincial Park. Blue-green algae can be harmful for humans and fatal for pets.
The washroom facility at Rissers Beach day-use area is closed until further notice. There are portable toilets available for use.
Blue-green algae has been reported in Lake Ainslie, Inverness County affecting Trout Brook Provincial Park. Blue-green algae can be harmful for humans and fatal for pets.
The drinking water at The Islands Provincial Park is subject to a chemical advisory and is posted as not safe for drinking or cooking due to an exceedance of the Maximum Allowable Concentration (MA
HRM residents conserving water can access showers and drinking water at Porters Lake Provincial Park. The comfort station in Loop B is open between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. each day.
The toilets located near the 2 km mark on the Minas Basin trail at Cape Split are now closed for the season. The toilets at the parking lot trailhead are open.
Blue-green algae has been reported in Second Lake, Lower Sackville on August 10, 2022. Blue-green algae can be harmful for humans and fatal for pets. Know what to look for and what activities to a
Due to recent vandalism two vault toilets at Second Peninsula are closed until further notice. There are two other vault toilets available for use.
The drinking water at Dollar Lake is subject to a boil water advisory.
The drinking water at Laurie Provincial Park is subject to a chemical advisory and is posted as not safe for drinking or cooking due to an exceedance of the Maximum Allowable Concentrat
A blue-green algae mat was reported in a stream between Shubenacadie-Grand Lake and Fish Lake on May 28.
The washroom facility at Lawrencetown Beach is open; however, the overhead showers are temporarily closed. Foot wash stations are available outside the washroom facility for rinsing off sand.
Construction of the Great Beech Hill trail is underway. The new trail route will be from the main parking lot First Lake Drive to the Cobequid Road, near the intersection with Lakeview.