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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 ]

Baccaro Point Look-Off

Baccaro
Baccaro is the oldest place name in Nova Scotia. It comes from the Basque word, Baccolaos, cod-fish. Baccaro point is the most southerly point of mainland Nova Scotia. (Cape Sable off Cape Sable Isla ... [ More Info ]

Barrington River Picnic Area

Barrington
Picnic area next to the Barrington River / Kiack Bridge.

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 ]

Beacon Park Playground

Yarmouth (town)
The playground at Beacon Park is a great spot for families. There are various playground sets within the park, and should it start to rain, you can take cover in the gazebo. Washrooms are available d ... [ More Info ]

Beaver Mountain Provincial Park

James River
The park has a small picnic area with beautiful views of Antigonish and Cape Breton Island, as well as a well-marked trail system.   The 6-km trail system offers everything from leisurely paved walkwa ... [ More Info ]

Bishop Park

Hubbards
Bishop Park borders Fitzroy River and offers panoramic views of Hubbards Cove and the surrounding village on the South Shore. Enjoy this waterside park with gazebo, picnic tables, walking trails, gard ... [ 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 ]

Blandford Nature Reserve

Blandford
The Blandford Nature Reserve is located on the Aspotogan Peninsula. It contains a number of important ecological features, including old jack pine forests, coastal barrens, significant wetlands, rare ... [ More Info ]

Camerons Brook Provincial Park, Provincial Day-use Park

South Brookfield
A small waterside park offering a shaded picnic stop under a canopy of pine and hardwoods. Across the road is access to Ponhook Lake, a favourite for fishing and canoeing. Located approximately 40 km ... [ More Info ]

Card Lake Provincial Park, Trails

Sherwood
Take a drive down Windsor Road, here you will find small communities like Sherwood and Cannan. A little less than 20 kilometres north of Highway 103’s Exit 8 lies beautiful, remote Card Lake Park. A ... [ 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 ]

Centennial Park

Liverpool
Passive park on Mersey River Picnic tables Playground equipment Gardens Walking paths No washroom facilities on site, washrooms available at adjacent Visitor Information Centre during summer months S ... [ More Info ]

Cobb Park

Liverpool
Passive park on Mersey River Picnic tables Playground equipment Monument Local history markers Gardens No washroom facilities on site Season Details: Year round No snow or ice removal of parking area ... [ More Info ]

Cookville Provincial Park

Cookville
Cookville Provincial Park is a small day use picnic park located in the South Shore region. This small roadside park has picnic tables and access to the LaHave River for canoeing, kayaking and sport f ... [ More Info ]

Drinking Brook Park, Clam Point

Clam Point
Gazebo and picnic area in Clam Point.

East River Provincial Park

East River
A tiny picturesque picnic stop on a sheltered ocean cove. Located in East River, 1 km (0.5 mi) east of Hwy 103; Exit 7. ... [ More Info ]

Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park

Deerfield
Nestled between two lakes in the heart of southern Nova Scotia, this 114 ha (280 acre) park offers walking trails in a hardwood setting, canoeing, swimming, and camping for all those who like to enjo ... [ More Info ]

Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park, Friends of Ellenwood Park

Deerfield
The Friends of Ellenwood Park are a group of like-minded volunteers who enjoy the beauty and amenities of Ellenwood Park and want to share it with people in the Yarmouth area while encouraging a heal ... [ More Info ]

Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park, Trails

Deerfield
The Park's relatively flat terrain makes the 1.5 km walking trail in reach for all ages. Stroll through the traditional "Acadian Forest"-a mixture of maple, birch, hemlock, spruce, fir and pine. Stop ... [ More Info ]

Fancy Lake Provincial Park

Conquerall Mills
Fancy Lake Provincial Park is a small picnic park on the shores of Fancy Lake in Conquerall Mills on the South Shore. The park offers a lunch stop and an opportunity for a swim in fresh water and to e ... [ More Info ]

Fort Creek Park

Port LaTour
Picnic area and look off in Port La Tour.

Fort Point Lighthouse Park

Liverpool
Situated in Liverpool on the South Shore, Fort Point Lighthouse Park is the site where deMonts and Champlain landed in 1604 and a Privateers’ fort that defended the town and the trading routes in the ... [ More Info ]

Frost Park

Yarmouth (town)
Originally the site of an early cemetery and later known as Victoria Park, Frost Park is now an attractive green space in the center of the downtown landscape. This well-shaded park features a 150 ye ... [ More Info ]

Garika Park

Milton (Queens Co.)
Passive park on Mersey River Picnic tables Boat launch No washroom facilities on site Season Details: Year round No snow or ice removal of parking area ... [ More Info ]

Glen Allan Park

Bridgewater
A wood area with a walking trail on Glen Allan Drive. The trail is a loop and the trail surface is the forest bed. A small brook runs through the park as well. ... [ More Info ]

Glenwood Provincial Park

Glenwood
A quiet place on Rickers Lake, bordering Hwy 103. Located at the junction of Hwy 3 and Hwy 103. Picnic tables scattered beneath hardwoods with view of lake. Supervised swimming on Saturdays and Sunda ... [ More Info ]

Goudey Park and Playground

Yarmouth (town)
Park and Playground area on the corner of Goudey and Prince Street. Click here for a map of Recreation Areas in the town of Yarmouth. ... [ More Info ]

Graves Island Provincial Park

East Chester
A new electronic entrance gate system is now in place. Campers will be charged a $3 deposit for the card. This charge will be refunded upon the return of the card when their camping stay is over. Ple ... [ More Info ]

Graves Island Provincial Park, Trails

East Chester
Joined to the mainland by a short causeway, the island is typical of many of the small islands found along Nova Scotia's Atlantic coast. This quiet ocean-side campground has long been a popular vacati ... [ More Info ]

Greenfield Veterans Memorial Park

Greenfield (Queens Co.)
Greenfield Veterans Memorial Park is a small riverside park with picnic facilities on the South Shore (Route 210). An information kiosk displays brochures and local events together with an interpretiv ... [ More Info ]

Greenhill Provincial Park

Greenhill
Green Hill Provincial Park is a picnic park with magnificent panoramic views of the farmlands of Pictou County. Use: Walking, Hiking, Biking Length: 0.448 km Type: Loop Difficulty: Not yet rated Neare ... [ More Info ]

Hubbards Provincial Park

Hubbards
A small day-use park with a picnic area and boat launch for sea kayaking opportunities. Located on Hwy 3, about 3 km west of Queensland Beach Provincial Park. ... [ More Info ]

Indian Falls Park

Newburne
To commemorate the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg's 125th anniversary in 2004, Indian Falls was designated as a Municipal Park. Known for having some of the area’s best salmon fishing, Ind ... [ More Info ]

Indian Path Common Hiking Trails

Indian Path
Indian Path Common has three recreational hiking trails. The main trail, which is 2 km long, is identified with green markers. The loop trail is identified with blue markers and is 0.5 km long. Both ... [ More Info ]

Joseph et Marie Dugas Park

Municipalité de - Clare - Municipality
The park features an operational lighthouse and wharf, restored post office (established 1856), and a visitor information centre and craft centre open July- August. Piau's Walk 5km long interpretive t ... [ More Info ]

Jubilee Park and Playground, Outdoor Playground and short walking trails

Mahone Bay
Jubilee Park offers wooded trails, a children's playground, a ball field and an outdoor swimming pool where swimming lessons and public swims are available during the summer. The tennis courts at Jub ... [ 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 ]

King Street Court, Bandstand and Dock

Bridgewater
The gazebo and amphitheatre of King Street Court provide summertime visitors with impromptu theatre and an encompassing view of the LaHave River and fountain. You may book this facility for a wedding ... [ More Info ]

Leif Ericson Park, Trails

Cape Forchu
Located at the tip of scenic Cape Forchu , approximately 10 minutes from the Town of Yarmouth. Walk the shorelines in Leif Ericson Park enjoying the views and crisp salty air of the Yarmouth Harbour. ... [ More Info ]

Lunenburg Skate Park

Lunenburg
The skate park is an important park for our community because it provides our residents (and neighbours) the opportunity to be physically active with some innovative action sports. Our park was the f ... [ More Info ]

Marie Joseph Provincial Park

Marie Joseph
A picturesque roadside picnic park on the ocean with a view of offshore islands. Tables scattered under softwoods overlooking rocky shoreline. ... [ More Info ]

Meadow Pond Park

Liverpool
Passive park on Meadow Pond Picnic tables Viewing platform Fish ladder No washroom facilities on site Season Details: Year round No snow or ice removal ... [ More Info ]

Meteghan Family Fun Park, Saulnierville Drugstore Playground

Meteghan
The Meteghan Family Fun Park, located behind the Saulnierville Pharmacy is a great park to let your children explore and burn off some energy. ... [ More Info ]

Milton Clock Tower Park

Yarmouth (town)
The Milton Clock Tower Park is an open space and picnic area with interpretive panels. Erected in 1911 at a cost of $1200.00, the original Milton Clock was donated by Mrs. Robert Caie. The mechanical ... [ More Info ]

Miriam Hunt Park

Caledonia (Queens Co.)
Small passive park Picnic tables Gardens Bandstand No washroom facilities on site Season Details: Year round No snow or ice removal Programs: Canada Day Activities (July)

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 ]

New Ross Lions Park Trail

New Ross
Find yourself in New Ross for a soccer tournament this summer? After your last morning game, walk across Highway 12 to the Lion's Park trailhead which will lead you downhill towards Lake Lawson where ... [ More Info ]

North King Street Park

Bridgewater
Sitting area alongside the Lahave River. ... [ More Info ]

Pine Grove Park, Walking Trails

Milton (Queens Co.)
In 1987, the Bowater Mersey Paper Company established a 54 acre community park at Pine Grove in recognition of Queens County's designation as the Forestry Capital of Canada for that year. Walking tra ... [ More Info ]

Pinecrest Park and Playground

Bridgewater
Wooded playground on Pine Street.

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 L'Hebert Provincial Park, Trail

Granite Village
Port L’Hebert Provincial Park is a 71 ha outdoor recreation park located off Hwy 103 near Port Joli (about 25 minutes south of Liverpool). The site features a 2.1 km looped trail through hardwoods an ... [ 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 ]

Port Medway Lighthouse Park

Port Medway
Features: Ocean side passive park adjacent to working wharf, Gardens, Walking paths, Gazebo with picnic tables, Lighthouse (not accessible- viewing only) Various community based summer and fall activ ... [ 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 ]

Privateer Park

Liverpool
4.4 acre waterfront park Suitable for passive and active recreation Walking paths Picnic tables Gardens Playground equipment No washrooms on site Season Details: Year round No snow removal on walking ... [ 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 ]

Riverview Park

Bridgewater
Wooded area with a system of walking trails alongside of the Lahave River. ... [ 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 ]

Rotary Millenium Park

Yarmouth (town)
Open space and gazebo. Click here for a map of Recreation Areas in the town of Yarmouth. ... [ 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 ]

Sable River Provincial Park, Sable River Picnic Park

Sable River
Located just seconds off the 103 this is the perfect stopping point on a journey down the south shore, it is one of the gate ways to Lockeport Loop, and its intrinsic beauty is representative of the ... [ More Info ]

Salsman Provincial Park

Country Harbour Lake
Salsman Provincial Park is a picnic park and camping location on a small peninsula on the east side of Country Harbour. The small picnic park has tables scattered in an open field with a view of the w ... [ More Info ]

Salt Marsh Boardwalk

Lockeport
The Salt Marsh Boardwalk The Boardwalk extends along the back of the northern side of the causeway into Lockeport, offering a close up look at the delicate salt marsh ecosystem that has formed in the ... [ 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 Park & Community Centre

Sandy Point
Come and enjoy our canteen! We have ice cream, chips, refreshments, hot dogs, hamburgers and other snacks! Open most days 12-6 during the summer months only. Breakfasts are the first and third Saturd ... [ More Info ]

Sawpit Wharf, Sawpit Park

Garden Lots
Located in Garden Lots, Sawpit Park is a waterfront area that allows water access to Lunenburg's Back Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean. The park has a boat launch, picnic and parking areas, benches, a p ... [ More Info ]

Seacaps Memorial Park, The Lighthouse Stage

Lockeport
Seacap's Memorial Park This large green space occupies an entire block, only meters from the town's shopping district. This central outdoor performance space often hosts large events throughout the y ... [ More Info ]

Sealed Landers Park

Yarmouth (town)
Connecting Milton Dam and Lake Milo. Sealed Landers Park is an open space and picnic area. Click here for a map of Recreation Areas in the town of Yarmouth. ... [ 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 ]

Shipyard's Landing, The Citizens' Bandstand

Bridgewater
In 1998 Shipyard's Landing Park developed on former Acadia Gas Engines site, located on the south end King Street. Shipyard's Landing has a boat ramp and public wharf. This green expanse also provide ... [ More Info ]

South Centennial School Playground and Courts

Yarmouth (town)
Playground and courts at the South Centennial Elementary School . Click here for a map of Recreation Areas in the town of Yarmouth. ... [ More Info ]

Summer Playground Program

Lockeport
This year with Canada celebrating 150 years as a country and Lockeport celebrating 110 years as a town, the program will have lots of special activities to join the celebration. ... [ 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 ]

Swiss Air Memorial Site, Park

Bayswater
Swissair 111 Memorial One of the two memorial sites for the Swissair 111 disaster of 1998. Located in a peaceful setting near the ocean, this monument was placed in memory of those who lost their liv ... [ More Info ]

Swiss Air Memorial Site, Park

Peggys Cove
A short (30 m/33 yrds) walking trail through iconic rock formations to a monument erected in memory of the 229 people who lost their lives in the 1998 crash of Swissair Flight 111. Parking area for 1 ... [ More Info ]

Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park, Provincial Day-use Park

Middlefield
A small lakeside picnic park beneath a stand of pine and hemlock. Relax by the shore or take a quick dip. Boat launch for canoes, kayaks or sport fishing. Located 21 km (13 mi) north of Liverpool. ... [ More Info ]

The Islands Provincial Park

Eastern Shelburne County
Just across the harbour from the historic town of Shelburne, The Islands Provincial Park offers a restful stop on your trip around the South Shore. Bounded by Shelburne Harbour, it offers visitors a ... [ 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 ]

Tupper Park

Milton (Queens Co.)
Passive park on Mersey River Picnic tables Monument Local history markers Gardens No washroom facilities on site Season Details: Year round No snow or ice removal of parking area Programs: Milton Day ... [ More Info ]

United Communities Marine Park, United Communities Marine Park Society

Voglers Cove
A day-use seaside park overlooking Vogler’s Cove, with a launch area for canoes and kayaks. (The Harbour Authority launch ramp for larger vessels is located immediately beside the park.) The United Co ... [ More Info ]

Veteran’s Memorial Park

New Germany
This Day-Use Picnic Park and Boat Ramp are maintained by the LaHave River Watershed Enhancement Foundation. Located in Penny's Cove on the New Germany Lake. Take a canoe or kayak and head out to the V ... [ 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 Shore Legion Park

Western Shore
Legion Park is great area in Western Shore to take the kids to the playground for the afternoon!

Wild Rose Park

Western Shore
Wild Rose Park, located in Western Shore and provides wonderful views of the waters of Mahone Bay as well as Oak Island.

Woodland Gardens

Bridgewater
The parkland known as Bridgewater Woodland Gardens was donated to the Town of Bridgewater in 1921 by H. W. Owen with the intent the area be used as a recreational park. The major habitats in the park ... [ More Info ]

Yarmouth Skatepark

Yarmouth (town)
6,600 square-foot skatepark. Skateboard events are held throughout the season. Yarmouth Skateboard Competition - 2nd Annual Spencer Fitzgerald Productions Skateboard Contest is being held August 26th ... [ More Info ]