McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park Management Plan

McNabs and Lawlor Islands

Situated at the mouth of Halifax Harbour, McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park contains important natural and cultural heritage values that contribute significantly to the quality of life for residents of the Halifax - Dartmouth metropolitan area, as well as other Nova Scotians and out-of-province visitors.

Images of McNabs, Lawlor and nearby Islands

To ensure the islands' intrinsic values are protected for the benefit of present and future generations, the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources and the McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park Advisory Committee have a management plan that defines a vision and philosophy that will guide future management decisions the park. This plan was approved by the Minister of Natural Resources in 2005.

A copy of the plan is available See below.

For additional information on McNabs Island, visit the Friends of McNabs Island web site.

Comments or questions on the management plan are to be sent to:

Brian Kinsman, Senior Parks Planner,
Parks and Recreation Division,
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources,
RR 1, Belmont, Colchester County,
Nova Scotia, B0M 1C0,

Downloadable Documents

Management Plan including Appendicies ( Maps and Document )

Management Plan Document (Text only - 287 kb pdf)

Appendices. ( ~ 700 kb pdf)

Fig. 1 - Location Map
Fig. 2 - Property Ownership
Fig. 3 - Park Zoning
Fig. 4 - Development Concept