2016 Season Dates: June 10 to October 10
Park contact number: (902) 661-6002
Civic address: 6596 Hwy 366, Amherst Shore, NS
On the shore of the Northumberland Strait, Amherst Shore Provincial Park offers an attractive mixed woodland setting for camping. Walking on trails, swimming or beachcombing are enjoyable pastimes at the park. This park, like others along this coast, offers some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas.
Reserve a campsite
Facilities and Services
The park offers a 42-site woodland campground (4 pull-through, 2 accessible), showers/comfort station, and a walking trail leading to the unsupervised beach area.
WiFi is available at the admin building and surrounding area. Password required, please see the park receptionist.
Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2017. See Reservations for details and conditions.
- Cumberland County Museum (36 km)
- Tidnish Information & Interpretive Centre (13 km)
- Wild Blueberry & Maple Centre (45 km)
- Thinkers Lodge National Historic Site (27 km)
New Brunswick Border (13 km)
- Northport Beach Provincial Park
- Gulf Shore Provincial Park
For more information on these and other attractions, please consult Tourism Nova Scotia or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.