Lake Rossignol – Mersey River to Shelburne River

Lake Rossignol – Mersey River to Shelburne River
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Lake Rossignol is the largest fresh water lake in Nova Scotia.  It provides the canoeist with the opportunity to enjoy a remote adventure with a true wilderness feel.  Damming of the Mersey River and flooding of the upland in 1928 created the modern Lake Rossignol.  Ten smaller lakes merged to create a unique area full of interesting rock formations and a vast shoreline littered with extraordinary, often massive, pieces of driftwood.

Access:   Fishermen’s Memorial Highway 103, Exit 19, turn right towards Milton on Route 8, follow Route 8 to Caledonia approximately 55 km, turn left onto the West Caledonia Road for approximately 5 km, turn left on the Devonshire Road, follow the Devonshire Road for approximately 15 km to the Mersey River Bridge.  Put in below the bridge at the boat launch.

Skill Level:  Expert

Distance:  Approximately 12 km (one way)

This advanced route is designed to introduce the expert canoeist to some of the vast wilderness of Queens County’s great outdoors.

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December 17, 2014

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