Nova Scotia has a wealth of provincial parks. Some are small picnic areas, while others are large parks with a variety of facilities. Dalem Lake Provincial Park is on Cape Breton Island (3 km / 2 mi east of Boularderie East, 4 km/2.5 mi north off Highway 105 at St James Road). Dalem Lake is a popular park on a small lake with hardwood-shaded tables and a white sand beach. There is a boat launch for non-motorized boats and a hiking trail 2.2 km (1.5 mi). Park activities include sports fishing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, bird watching and exploring the area’s wildlife.