McNabs Island

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Half of the McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park, McNabs Island is a stunning introduction to Nova Scotia's Halifax Harbour. The island's colorful history includes stints as a French fishing center and a military battery, and today, Fort McNab is considered a National Historic Site. Although Lawlor Island is not open to the public, visitors can enjoy McNabs Island's gorgeous coast and various attractions, like the Maugers Beach Lighthouse. Wildlife watchers can stroll the island's many trails, watersports enthusiasts can spend the afternoon boating, and the curious can get to know the island's history by taking a tour with the Friends of McNabs Island, a volunteer society dedicated to preserving Nova Scotia's island gem.

Location:  McNabs Island Provincial Park