Parks Reopening Update
Thursday, September 21, 2023 10:55 a.m.
Tuesday September 19, 2023 9:10 a.m.
There will be upgrades taking place on the trails within Blomidon Provincial Park during the 2023 parks season. Notice will be provided when sections of trails are closed during construction.
Portuguese man o' war have been spotted on Atlantic coastal beaches, including Clam Harbour Beach and Lawrencetown Beach. Sightings are relatively common at this time of year.
Several provincial parks will reopen today, Monday September 18th. The following eight camping parks will reopen today at 2:00 pm:
Effective immediately, parking is not permitted on the access road through the park. Parking is only permitted in parking lots 1 – 8.
Loop C is closed for campsite improvements following Hurricane Fiona. Loop A and B remain open.
Sackville Lakes Provincial Park can be accessed from the main parking lot and trailhead on 440 First Lake Drive. Access to the Glen Slauenwhite trail is from First Lake Drive only.
The main park roads will be paved at Dollar Lake starting Monday August 21st. Campers and park visitors are asked to use caution and follow the direction of signage on site.
Access to the beach has been restored. We’ve repaired the boardwalk to the beach, which was damaged in Hurricane Fiona.
Bayswater Beach, Lunenburg County has reopened for swimming following satisfactory water retests. For further updates on all beaches supervised by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service please visit:
After September 4th Loop D and C will be closed for campsite improvements.
Due to the impacts from the severe flooding event on July 22, 2023, Smileys Provincial Park in Hants County is closed for the remainder of the 2023 parks season.
Uisge Ban Falls provincial park is not accessible due to a road washout outside of the park.
The drinking water at Rissers Beach is posted boil before consumption.
Please be advised of road paving taking place at Whycocomagh Provincial Park campground. Campers and park visitors are asked to use caution and follow the direction of signage on site.
The drinking water at Dollar Lake is posted boil before consumption.
Park visitors are advised to exercise caution near ongoing construction at Lawrencetown Beach. During construction, the beach and Atlantic View trail will remain open.