Redfir Lake-Kapitagas Channel Ecological Reserve

Labrador City

This reserve protects the only known natural stands of Jack Pine in the province, and the most easterly occurrence of this tree species in North America. Jack Pines grow in northern areas with dry, infertile soils that cannot support other tree species. Remote access only to this reserve via air or boat. No services. For more information contact

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Locations & Dates

  • Southwestern Labrador, 70 km south of Route 500, Labrador City
  • 52.4976, -66.1871
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31



  • Free. Researchers require a permit.