Category Archives: Provincial Park

Port George

My first visit to Cottage Cove in Port George was at low tide the day before a nice storm hit Nova Scotia. The beach is a mix of rock and cobble, with lot’s of interesting things to poke at. Not … Continue reading

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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

Rathtrevor Beach – a memory of the way it never was when I was young Related Posts:Rathtrevor Beach Provincial ParkMiracle Beach Provincial ParkThe cookout.Miracle Beach – a wet day

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Burma Star Cairn

Burma Star Cairn – Stoltz Pool Provincial Park Related Posts:Pacific StarLone StarLone StarLone Star

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The way it was – Burgoyne Bay

Built by Richard Maxwell on his farm in 1901, this root cellar is one of the historic farm buildings in Burgoyne Bay Provincial Park. Related Posts:The way it was – Burgoyne BayThe Root CellarComox Bay FarmBeacon Hill Park Childrens Farm … Continue reading

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From the top – Mt Maxwell

The view from Mt Maxwell Provincial Park It was a cloudy day when I visited Mt Maxwell Provincial Park, the sort of day that is usually, but not always, good for shooting time-lapse video. This was one of those not … Continue reading

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Spider Lake – a bit of winter

Snow and ice on Spider Lake Spider Lake Provincial Park is a little gem that is a short drive off Highway 19 – it’s a beautiful spot for a bit of paddling, fishing, or gentle hiking on the well developed … Continue reading

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Strathcona – a fall day

A snowy fall day in Strathcona as viewed from Raven Lodge Related Posts:Strathcona – Raven LodgeStrathcona ParkwayStrathcona – Out of boundsStrathcona – A coating of snow

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Mt Washington – Strathcona views

Looking toward Strathcona Provincial Park from the base of ski operations at Mt Washington. A bit of snow helps to identify the areas that have been logged, and those that have yet to be logged. Related Posts:Strathcona ParkwayStrathcona ParkwayMt WashingtonStrathcona … Continue reading

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Nystar mine – a nice truck

A nice Mac Truck at the Nystar Mine – Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Strathcona – Nystar MineHW Mine water recovery pondLogging truckStrathcona – Boliden Westmin Mine

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HW Mine water recovery pond

The HW Mine water recovery pond – it should not be that colour… Related Posts:Mayne Island – Japanese GardenStrathcona – Boliden Westmin MinePuntledge Diversion DamNo. 8 Mine

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