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Canoe Annapolis County

Route 16 – Waterloo and Shannon Lakes

Location
Located In Springfield (Anna. Co.)
Where To Find Us
Access: Portage 1 (Shannon Lake)
Route 10
Springfield (Anna. Co.)
Other Site Locations Access: Bridge at Bezant Lake Brook (for Waterloo Lake)
Route 10
Springfield (Anna Co.)
View Google Map
Areas Served Annapolis County
Contact
Website annapoliscounty.ca/community-recreation/waterways-water-access/canoe-annapolis-county/488-canoe-annapolis-county-route-16-waterloo-and-shannon-lakes
E-Mail dryan@annapoliscounty.ca
Phone 902-665-5010
Contact Debra Ryan, Recreation Manager
Description & Services
Information The route consists of two narrow, relatively sheltered lakes, that are not connected by a watercourse or portage, requiring a separate launch into each.  
 
Waterloo Lake, the more developed of the two, offers impressive pine and hardwood stands, islands and large boulders to explore.  
 
Shannon Lake is quite narrow and deep, and also has many large boulders along the shoreline. It is the more secluded of the two lakes, with no cabins, and many varieties of waterfowl.  
 
Both lakes offer sandy beaches and an opportunity for swimming at their northern ends. 
 
Click HERE for launch location(s), map and route details.
Trail or Water Route Map
Special Information
Tags Active Transportation ; Annapolis Valley Connect ; Canoe/Kayak ; Maps ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Recreation Categories
Categories - General Canoeing ; Kayaking ; Lakes and Ponds ; Maps