Porters Lake Provincial Park is located just minutes from metropolitan Halifax/Dartmouth. This park is the perfect escape from the city but close enough for day trips to visit the many attractions in the area. Porters Lake offers a quiet lakeside setting with a wide variety of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, picnicking, boating, canoeing, water skiing, and freshwater lake fishing.
Nearby: Historic waterfront, Citadel, Maritime Museum of Natural History, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic (Halifax), Cole Harbour/Lawrencetown Coastal Heritage Park System, Black Cultural Centre (Cherry Brook), Old Acadian House (West Chezzetcook), Fishermans Cove (Shearwater) and Fisherman’s Life Museum (Jeddore-Oyster Pond).
Campground accommodations include: 9 open and 69 partially wooded overnight sites (69 unserviced; 9 water/electric serviced pull-throughs).
Park amenities include: flush toilets, showers, disposal station, boat launch, small unsupervised campers beach, fire grills, wood, and ice. Self-registration park. Wireless Internet access available at the administration building. This is a Campground Host park. Leashed pets permitted.
Detailed Information Outdoor activities: Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking Directions: Hwy 107 East, Exit 19, 5 km (3.5 mi) south OR Hwy 107 West, Exit 20 to Hwy 7, west 6.5 km, turn left on West Porter’s Lake Rd, 8 km.
Activities: Birding • Camping • Canoeing • Fishing • Hiking • Kayaking
Government Level: Provincial