Perched on the shore of Aspy Bay, this site features scenic vistas of the steep face of the Pollets Cove-Aspy Fault Wilderness Area. Provides access to 3 km beach walk. A National Historic Site cairn commemorates the landing of explorer John Cabot. Located in Sugarloaf, Victoria County, 10 km (6 mi.) north of the Cabot Trail.Address: 1904 Bay St. Lawrence Road, Sugarloaf.County: VictoriaSize: 8.63 ha (21.32 ac)GPS: N46 56.635 W60 28.007
This park has a significant cultural history as it contains remnants of four cultural periods, dating from the late 18th to mid-20th centuries. Explore the 7 km (4.5 mi) of trails. Open for winter activities, although no facilities or services are provided.Address: 1126 Westmount Road, Sydney.County: Cape BretonSize: 22.81 ha (56.36 ac)GPS: N46 08.632 W60 13.439
Shubenacadie Canal and Waterway
A collection of five separate properties along the historic Shubenacadie Canal system that reflect historic civil engineering accomplishments. Fairbanks Centre provides interpretation of the Shubenacadie River system.Address: 54 Locks Road, DartmouthCounty: HalifaxSize: 7.44 ha (18.38 ac)
2016 Season Dates: May 20 to October 10
Park contact number: (902) 683-2664
Civic address: 529 Raddall Park Road, NS
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 Adjunct National Park, and there are four migratory seabird sanctuaries nearby.
With over 650 ha (1,600 acres) the park offers visitors a wide range of outdoor experiences, including hiking, camping, picnicing, sight seeing, or relaxing on the beach.
Facilities and Services
Thomas Raddall Provincial Park offers a large campground with a total of 82 sites (13 walk-in), picnic areas, and three unsupervised beaches. It also features both walk-in and drive-up camping sites, beautiful white sand beaches, and walking and cycling trails.
Walk-in tenting options:
Coastal Loop - tenting area overlooks a "Freshwater Fen" close to the camper beach (150m). It is accessed by a multi use trail.
Woodland Site - in tenting area offers a more enclosed or secluded feeling, it is situated on the coastal lowland area of the park but a little further inland.
Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2017.
Liverpool (32 km)
- Hank Snow Country Music Centre
- Liverpool Historical Walking Tours
- Perkins House Museum
Shelburne (32 km)
- The Dory Shop Museum (40 km)
- Black Loyalists Heritage Society (45 km)
Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct (10 km)
Liverpool Golf & Country Club (17 km)
Summerville Beach Provincial Park
For more information on these and other attractions, please consult Tourism Nova Scotia or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.