Birding: sharp-tailed, Le Conte's and swamp sparrows, osprey, bald eagle, northern saw-whet, barred, great grey, boreal and great horned owls and (in winter) finches and crossbills
Canoeing: Jackson, Kinnaird, McGuffin, and Blackett lakes, accessible from Jackson Lake Staging Area with pull-cart portage, makes an excellent canoe circuit. You must provide your own canoe(s), rentals are available in the local area through Lakeland Expeditions.
Cross-country skiing: Approximately 30 km groomed ski trails available, depending on weather and volunteers (Shaw Lake and Mosquito Lake trails)
Ice fishing: Access by snowmobile from the north on Mile 10 Trail from Touchwood Lake road; access to the south on the Blackett Lake and Helena Lake Trails from Pinehurst Lake access road at Blackett Lake Staging Area.
OHV riding: Access on Mile 10 trail to Jackson Lake, and with Lakeland Provincial Recreation Area trails to Dabbs Lake, Blackett Lake and Helena Lake from Blackett Lake Staging Area.