Advisories

October 19, 2020

End of Operational Season at Camping and Day-Use Parks
Visitors may continue to access parks during the off-season; however, please be aware there are no services available. Washroom facilities are not available outside of the operational season. Visitors must continue to follow park rules, including keeping dogs on leashes. Visitors are reminded to use the pack-it-in, pack-it-out principle and take their trash home with them. Gates will be closed so parking may be affected in some locations. 
 
Blomidon Provincial Park
Please be advised construction will be taking place on a new Park Office at Blomidon Provincial park. Day-use visitors are to park in the lower parking lot. Please follow the direction of signage on site. 
 
Cape Split Provincial Park
Please be advised construction of a new trail is underway at Cape Split. The existing trail remains open for use. Please stay off the new trail under construction and follow the direction of signage on site.
 
Lumsden Pond Provincial Park
Nova Scotia Environment has issued a water advisory for Lumsden Pond due to a potential blue-green algae bloom. People and pets are advised not to swim in, or drink the water until further notice.  For more information on Blue-Green Algae please see the NSE website https://novascotia.ca/nse/environmental-health/blue-green-algae.asp
 
Trout Brook Provincial Park 
Nova Scotia Environment has issued a water advisory for Trout Brook Provincial Park due to a blue-green algae bloom in Lake Ainslie. People and pets are advised not to swim in, or drink the water until further notice.  For more information on Blue-Green Algae please see the NSE website https://novascotia.ca/nse/environmental-health/blue-green-algae.asp