Lochaber Lake

Nova Scotia’s Lochaber Lake is nestled near the center of the main island near the Northumberland Shore region. Lochaber Lake shows its Scottish heritage proudly in its name. The name is taken from the Loch Abar region of the Scottish…

Dollar Lake

Dollar Lake Park

Beautiful Dollar Lake is one of Nova Scotia’s favorite vacation getaways. With over 500 acres of water set within a lush, wooded landscape, Dollar Lake Provincial Park also gets plenty of day visitors from Halifax only 30 miles away. Only…

Lake Midway

There is rich history rooted at Lake Midway in Nova Scotia, where witches dabbled in the past and ships wrecked along the coast near this lake. While this lake’s history may be mired in mystery, there is much more to…

Ponhook Lake

Early Morning on Ponhook Lake

Ponhook Lake is a 106-acre lake located in the Canadian Maritime Province of Nova Scotia. Set within the Ponhook Lake Nature Reserve, the lake is dotted with 39 separate islands and holds precious and rare flora species along its shores.…

Shubenacadie Grand Lake

Located just outside the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) in Nova Scotia, Grand Lake is one of the most popular area lakes for water sports. The lake is also known and most often called Shubenacadie Grand Lake because it is the…

Folly Lake

Deglaciation smoothed out the rough-edged mountains of central Nova Scotia and created the cool, clear pond known as Folly Lake. The glaciers left behind a pristine body of water surrounded by rolling hills and mineral deposits including salts, sand and…

Stillwater Lake

Located 15 minutes from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Stillwater Lake is a 122-acre spring-fed freshwater lake known for its peace and quite and excellent trout fishing. Although a private lake, there are plenty of opportunities for boating, wildlife observation, bird watching…

Bras d’Or Lake

Beautiful Colours at Bras d'Or Lake

Bras d’Or Lake, translated as Arm of Gold, is a very large somewhat unique water body in central Cape Breton Island, part of Nova Scotia Province in Canada. The 424-square-mile lake is nestled between forested hills with many scenic coves…