Cloud Lake Protected Area
Annapolis / Kings County
Nova Scotia, Canada
This is one of 31 Protected Areas set aside by the Nova Scotia Government in the Wilderness Areas Preservation Act. This preserves a small portion of the natural landscapes that occur in the province. All of the areas are crown land.
- Location: Western Nova Scotia on the Boundary of Annapolis and Kings County
- Size: 10,842 hectares
- Landscape Representation: Interior Granite Rolling Plain
- Ecosystem and Features:
- Granite Faulted Landscape
- Wetland/Glacial Feature Complex
- Wilderness Travel:
- Wilderness Travel via interconnecting lakes (Frog and Cloud Lakes)
- Some heavy local traditional use on Cloud Lake
- Remote areas in Annapolis County west of Cloud Lake have limited access
- East: From Berwick a paved road (Dalhousie Road) to Lake Paul then west on a good quality gravel access road. The road turns north and leads to access roads for launching canoes/boat onto the west side of Frog and Cloud Lake (Access Map)
- North: From Torbrook a gravel access road to the north side of Cloud Lake where there is launch access via short woods road to a beach.
- South:From the East Dalhousie to Crossburn and Upper Sixties Lake - A woods road westward leads into the area.
- West: From Nictaux Falls to Bloomington and on a woods road south that skirts the protected area north of Lunenburg Lake.
Other Nova Scotia Wilderness Areas
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