Go south of Lacombe on Hwy 2A for approximately 3.2 km. Go west on Twp Rd 40-2 to the boat launch. Check map for access roads.
Mature-mixed woods with shrubby hillsides.
There is a day use area (Rge Rd 27-2 south of Twp Rd 40-1) with a pull-off for parking. Trails on the west and south end of the lake.
Common Loon, Red-necked Grebe, Bald Eagle, Marsh Wren, Gray Catbird, warblers, sparrows.
No motorized boats or ATBs allowed. Excellent kayak/canoe access.
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- Use discretion when venturing into natural habitats.
- Do not trespass on private land.
- Some sites allow livestock grazing.
- Some sites allow hunting.
- Some sites in western regions are in bear/cougar habitat. Take all necessary precautions.
More birds will be seen in the spring and summer seasons, but all locations will have some winter birds. Typical and common species can be expected for each habitat described. Large deep lakes typically attract migrating waterfowl, (ducks, swans, and geese). Notable Species are species of special interest that have been recently recorded in or near the area.
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