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Arisaig Provincial Park & Trails

Arisaig
Arisaig Provincial Park overlooking the warm waters of the Northumberland Strait offers a fascinating window to life on Earth some 443 to 417 million years ago. One of North America’s most continuousl ... [ More Info ]

Bantam Bay Beach

LaHave Islands
One of the best beaches in Nova Scotia. You likely can have it all to yourself on the best beach day of the year. Only accessible by boat/canoe/kayak ... [ More Info ]

Bayfield Beach Provincial Park

Bayfield
Bayfield Beach Provincial Park is a small popular beach on St. Georges Bay, near Antigonish in the Northumberland Shore region. This small sand and pebble beach offers supervised swimming between 10am ... [ More Info ]

Bayswater Beach, Bayswater Beach Provincial Park

Bayswater
Bayswater Beach is one of the best beaches in Atlantic Canada. A white-sand beach and a picnic area with lots of parking. Beach is supervised (July-August/STC). Outdoor barbecue grills, change rooms ... [ More Info ]

Beach Meadows Beach

Beach Meadows
Beach Meadows Beach Park is located on the South Shore (off Route 3, 8km / 5mi east of Liverpool) and is a 1km (.5mi) long beach with pristine white sand - perfect for building an impressive sandcastl ... [ More Info ]

Black Duck Cove Provincial Park & Trail

Dover
This community-managed park offers a beautiful sandy beach and rocky shoreline with boardwalks, change houses, vault toilets, and a 3.5-km (2-mi) shoreline walking trail. The park has accessible trail ... [ More Info ]

Black Point Beach, Hemeon's Beach

Little Harbour (Shel. Co.)
Black Point Beach This massive rock beach is great for those keen to explore, it is seldom disturbed by anyone, and is a great place to look for sea glass and other hidden treasures. Bird watching de ... [ More Info ]

Broad Cove Beach

Broad Cove
Broad Cove has a beautiful little beach. The beach has a nice private sand area, and the cove is partially protected so the water stays relatively calm. With big well known beaches close by this beach ... [ More Info ]

Buchanan's Beach

Lockeport
This Beach is secluded and private, yet close enough to the main beach to be easily accessed. It is located just beyond Ginger Hill (The hill on the western end of Crescent Beach)

Bush Island Beach

Bush Island
A small but picturesque beach. Frequented by small boat travelers to the local islands.

Canada 150 Family Beach Party, Yarmouth Recreation's Annual Beach Party

Port Maitland
Come out and enjoy Yarmouth Recreations annual Family Beach Party! Starting at 11am on July 23rd there will be beach volleyball, a dinosaur dig, scavenger hunts and lots of chances to win prizes! Don’ ... [ More Info ]

Canada Hill Lake, Beach

Canada Hill
Canada Hill Lake If you want a sand beach, that has gently lapping ripples of warm fresh water, and a gradually sloping beach, Canada Hill Lake is the place for you! It is located at the end of Canad ... [ More Info ]

Caribou/Munro's Island Provincial Park Beach - Shoreline Hike

Caribou Central
Attractions include an open picnic area, a white-sand beach, warm saltwater swimming, woods and 95 overnight campground sites. Use: Walking, Hiking, Biking Length: 5 km Type: Out and back Difficulty: ... [ More Info ]

Carleton Village Beach

Carleton Village
Beautiful white sand beach about 1.5 kilometers. Great beach for dog walking! Very secluded. Respect private property to the right of the beach Explore at your own risk. ... [ More Info ]

Cherry Hill Beach, Conrads Beach

Broad Cove
Turn left at the firehall. Beach access isn't marked, and we like it that way. You will too. Cherry Hill’s appeal is largely elemental: It offers a direct route to happiness via its empty curve of fi ... [ More Info ]

Cleveland Beach

Hubbards
A sister beach to Queensland, offering a sandy shoreline and (unsupervised) swimming opportunities. Small picnic area. Limited parking. Located east of Hubbards. If you take the walking trail which fo ... [ More Info ]

Colin Locke's Beach

Lockeport
Colin Locke's Beach Take a short walk east from the entrance to the South Wharf in Lockeport to discover this hidden gem of a beach. This beach is a favourite with many because it is a great spot for ... [ More Info ]

Comeau's Hill Beach

Comeaus Hill
We have a beautiful sandy beach in Comeau's Hill. Take Route 334 then turn right on the Melbourne Rd. turn left onto the Comeau's Hill Road and drive approximately 15 minutes. You'll pass through Lit ... [ More Info ]

Crescent Beach

Lockeport
Explore Lockeport’s famous Crescent Beach. Once featured on the Canadian $50 bill! Over 1KM of pristine white sand. This beach has a protected status, ocean front cottages and offers lots of things t ... [ More Info ]

Crescent Beach

Crescent Beach
3km long white sandy beach. Connecting the LaHave Islands to the mainland this beach streches out from the shore to Georges Island and provides a popular beach destination throughout the summer. You c ... [ More Info ]

Crescent Beach Centre

Lockeport
Staff will be organizing some special activities at the Beach Centre over the summer. As usual, the Beach Centre will be a C@P site this summer. Folks can access free wireless internet at their leisu ... [ More Info ]

Crow Neck Beach

Baccaro
Crows Neck beach is located in Bacarro. A great beach for bird watching, beach combing or taking a nice leisurely stroll on the beach next to the Atlantic Ocean. Its also home of the protected piping ... [ More Info ]

Dublin Shore Beach

Dublin Shore
A great fine gravel beach to gather beach glass. Private property abuts this beach, so please respect the property lines.

Eagle Head Beach

Eagle Head
A popular choice for dog owners, this white sand beach is great for all beach activities for those who want a quieter experience. Come prepared as there aren't any facilities and parking is limited. P ... [ More Info ]

Freda's Beach

Chester
Freda's beach is a great spot for an afternoon with the family. The children love playing in the sand and finding sea creatures like star fish and hermit crabs. There is also great scenery in the bac ... [ More Info ]

Freddy's Beach

Lockeport
Freddy's Beach Located across the road from the Locke Family homestead and the historic streetscape, this beach is the perfect place to launch a kayak or other small boat. This beach is situated righ ... [ More Info ]

Green Bay Beach

Petite Riviere
Green Bay Beach is divided into small sections by boulders. There is a canteen/take out close to the beach (seasonal). Usually the water is warm as it is in a cove. ... [ More Info ]

Hirtle's Beach

Kingsburg
A nature enthusiast’s paradise. Categorized as a living beach because the beach moves and shifts at the whim of the ocean. Hirtle’s Beach is ever changing. Here you will find more than three kilometer ... [ More Info ]

Hubbards Beach

Hubbards
Hubbards Beach is one of the most beautiful white sandy beaches on Nova Scotia's south shore. Facilities include washroom, shower, change room, picnic tables and raft. Canteen 100m, Shore Club 200m. ... [ More Info ]

Hubbards Beach Campground

Hubbards
Hubbards Beach is one of the most beautiful white sandy beaches on Nova Scotia's South Shore. There is a picnic area, washroom with showers and a canteen. Registered campers enjoy free 'walk on' beac ... [ More Info ]

Hunt's Point Beach

Hunts Point
Hunts Point Beach is a small crescent shaped beach tucked into a protective cove. At one end is the Hunt’s Point wharf with its lobster fishing boats and ram shacked lobster bait shacks. A perfect fa ... [ More Info ]

John's Cove Beach

Cape Forchu
Sand beach in close proximity to the town of Yarmouth and the Cape Forchu Light Station. Enclosed beach very calm in the Yarmouth harbour. No amenities at this location. ... [ More Info ]

Kejimkujik, National Park and National Historic Site

Queens County (NS)
On behalf of the people of Canada, we protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in way ... [ More Info ]

Kejimkujik, Seaside

Port Joli
Kejimkujik Seaside is a 22 sq. km. piece of unspoiled spectacular Atlantic coastline. There are two scenic trails that lead to the coast (Harbour Rocks Trail & Port Joli Head Trail). The real adventu ... [ More Info ]

Louis Head Beach

Louis Head
Beautiful 1.8 km long sand beach, at the mouth of the Sable River ; on the lighthouse route in the community of Louis Head; across from Louis Head Campground. The sandy beach and protected cove make ... [ More Info ]

Mason's Beach

Masons Beach
One of Nova Scotia excellent Beaches just outside the UNESCO Town of Lunenburg.

Mush-a-Mush Beach Park, Mushamush Beach Park

Sweetland
Mush a Mush lake has clear fresh water so you can see the sandy bottom. It is a park and its free. There’s picnic tables benches and washrooms. Soft sand for tanning and also grassy park areas with ki ... [ More Info ]

Northeast Point Beach

Cape Sable Island
Located just across the Causeway on Cape Sable Island. This local beach is a local hot spot for swimming, soaking in the sun, playing in the white sand or catching a boat race or two! Stroll along th ... [ More Info ]

Oxner's Beach

Lower LaHave
Welcome to Oxner’s Beach, a private 63 acre beach and marsh owned by the surrounding landowners. You are encouraged to use our beach and marsh for personal recreation only – swimming, bird watching, ... [ More Info ]

Pomquet Beach Provincial Park

Pomquet
Pomquet is a safe beach with a gentle slope and occasional sand bars. The 200 metre supervised area is located directly off the two boardwalks. The area is marked by red and yellow flags on either sid ... [ More Info ]

Port Joli Beach

Port Joli
The Port Joli coastal region features a shallow and sheltered ocean inlet, sandy beaches, mudflats, small islands and dunes. These habitats combine to make it a sensitive and unique ecosystem. Port Jo ... [ More Info ]

Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park

Port Maitland
Port Maitland Beach in the Yarmouth and Acadian Shores region offers a 1-km sand and cobble beach backed by a grassy picnic area and dunes. Watch the beach extend by 500m as the tide goes out! The pa ... [ More Info ]

Powell's Point Provincial Park Beach

Pictou Landing
The park boasts a large picnic area by the warmest salt water in Nova Scotia, with a sandy beach on one side and rocky on the other. For those with canoes and kayaks, the park has a boat launch. Washr ... [ More Info ]

Queensland Beach

Hubbards
One of the most popular beach parks on the South Shore. Queensland's facilities include change rooms, outhouses, and a 300m beach area. Supervised swimming (July – August/STC). Arrive early on hot sum ... [ More Info ]

Rissers Beach Provincial Park

Petite Riviere
Whether you want to swim, search for sea shells, or just spend the day relaxing in the sun, Rissers Beach Provincial Park offers every kind of recreational opportunity available at the seaside. This ... [ More Info ]

River Route 1: Broad River to Summerville Beach

South Shore Region
This scenic route was designed with family in mind and follows the mixed growth shores of the beautiful Broad River from the end of Bear Hole Falls to the white sand shores of Summerville Beach. Acces ... [ More Info ]

Rockland's Beaches

Rockland
Rockland's Beaches Rockland is a beach comber's paradise, with numerous sheltered rock beaches, you will find many exciting things nestled in the shore line, including ducks, and the occasional seal. ... [ More Info ]

Roods Head Park

Lockeport
Roods Head Park Rood's Head Park is a coastal look off that is perched on the southern most point of the isthmus, that forms the town of Lockeport. From the top of the hill, a small path winds down t ... [ More Info ]

Roseway Beach, Round Bay Beach

Roseway
Roseway Beach is a beautiful, often deserted, white sandy beach. At least a kilometer in length, the beach is perfect for a quiet walk. A river meets the ocean at this beach creating an ever-changing ... [ More Info ]

Rushtons Beach Provincial Park

Marshville
Rushton Beach has the warmest salt water in Nova Scotia; broad sandbars at low tide and the salt marsh attract a great variety of birds. This is a beautiful day use park. Group use is available. There ... [ More Info ]

Sand Dollar Beach

Rose Bay
Sand Dollar Beach is a hidden gem at high tide until the ocean reveals it for you to explore at low tide. This unique beach is considered a hot spot for sand dollars, sea shells, and other treasures ... [ More Info ]

Sand Hills Beach Provincial Park

Villagedale
A 2.5 km (1.5 mi) white-sand beach. The sand flat warms at low tide and then warms the incoming tide for swimming. Spectacular dune system backs the beach. Please use boardwalks and marked paths to p ... [ More Info ]

Sandy Point Lighthouse Beach

Sandy Point
At low tide you can walk out to the lighthouse. The Sandy Point Lighthouse Beach is a tidal beach that grows in size as the tide ebbs. At low tide a glistening stretch of golden sand links the Sandy ... [ More Info ]

Second Peninsula Provincial Park

Second Peninsula
This large scenic picnic park on the ocean has tables scattered under a stand of spruce and fir and can easily accommodate group picnics. Access to cobble beach. Located near Lunenburg, 10 km (6.2 mi ... [ More Info ]

Sloop Cove Beach

Moshers Island
A remote but beautiful beach only accessible by boat. Many boats have slipped their anchorages and been wash up on the beach. Anchoring on this sandy bottom with exposure to ocean swell in not recomm ... [ More Info ]

South Side Beach, Daniel's Head Beach

Cape Sable Island
Walk for miles on this white sandy beach. Like all our beaches,a great backdrop to your special day. A great place to collect sea glass, swim or just relax and enjoy the sights and sounds! A great bi ... [ More Info ]

Stoney Island Beach

Cape Sable Island
One of the more secluded beaches on Cape Sable Island, walk along the Stoney Island beach and feel the warm silvery sand between your toes. A great spot for swimming, walking, picnics or just relaxin ... [ More Info ]

Summerville Beach Provincial Park

Summerville Centre
Summerville Beach Provincial Park (off Route 3 at Summerville Centre) is one of the finest sandy beaches on the South Shore. The 1-km (0.5-mi) light-sand beach is backed by sand dunes (nesting area fo ... [ More Info ]

Sunday Point Beach

Kelleys Cove
A quick turn onto Sunday Point Rd will lead to the crest of a small hill and the beautiful hidden cove that has formed Sunday Point Beach. The beach is well protected, with salt marshes on the northe ... [ More Info ]

Tancook Island Tourism

Tancook Island
Come and explore Tancook Island – a treasure just waiting to be discovered in our own backyard. We are a unique community where vibrant artistry, a pristine natural environment, and a history rooted ... [ More Info ]

The Hawk Beach, aka The Drowned Forest

Cape Sable Island
The Hawk, Cape Sable Island, NS. The Hawk Beach is located on the most southerly tip of Nova Scotia. Walk this white sandy beach and explore the 1500 year old drowned forest; a broad area of three st ... [ More Info ]

The Lockeport Loop

Lockeport
The Town of Lockeport was originally settled by 2 families from Massachusetts whose aim was to create a stepping stone from which they could access the rich fishing grounds of the north western Atlan ... [ More Info ]

Thomas Raddall Provincial Park

East Port L'Hebert
Overlooking Port Joli Harbour on Nova Scotia's South Shore, Thomas Radddall Provincial Park is a nature lovers' haven. The park is just across the harbour from Kejimkujik Seaside National Park , and ... [ More Info ]

Tor Bay Provincial Park Beach

Tor Bay
A small picturesque picnic area on a rocky point looking out to the open Atlantic. Sweeping sand beaches (unsupervised), boardwalks and interpretive displays make this an interesting stop along the Ea ... [ More Info ]

Waterside Beach Provincial Park

Caribou River
A combination of a long sandy beach, salt marsh and open farmland with picnic tables. The long, wide beach is seldom crowded, and the water is very warm. Group use is available. Park amenities include ... [ More Info ]

Welkum Park, Municipality of the District of Shelburne

Welshtown
Welkum Park owned by the Municipality of Shelburne is a small day use park tucked away on Welshtown Lake about 14km. from downtown Shelburne. Its features include a sand beach, playground, unsupervis ... [ More Info ]

Western Head Beaches

East Green Harbour
Western Head Beaches The area of the coast known as west head is littered with beaches. These are a true hidden treasure of the Lockeport Loop, and most visitors to the area, and some residents, will ... [ More Info ]

White Point Beach

White Point
White Point Beach is one of Nova Scotia's most famous beaches. It is accessible by way of the White Point Beach Resort . There are day passes available. ... [ More Info ]

White Point Beach Resort

White Point
Nestled along a 1km beach, whether you are from Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada or further afar, White Point is a legendary for year-round family vacations, weddings, reunions and corporate meetings. Loo ... [ More Info ]