August 11, 2020
Please be advised that due to the fire index there is a campfire ban in place at Amherst Shore Provincial Park until further notice.
Construction will be taking place on a new Park Office at Blomidon Provincial park. Campers are to proceed with caution when approaching the entrance area of the camping park. Day-use visitors are to park in the lower parking lot or the upper day use field. Please follow the direction of signage on site. We apologize for any inconvenience. Every effort is being made to minimize disruption to park visitors. Work may take place between 7 am – 7 pm Monday to Friday and over the weekend of August 15 and 16 between 8 am and 5 pm.
Please be aware that the backcountry is only accessible from the designated trailhead at Red Rocks. Please check-in at the park office upon arrival. Due to a recent road washout at Edgits Beach, the park cannot be accessed from the north via Apple River. The Eatonville Road from the park office to Eatonville is passible to trucks and high body vehicles using caution.
Please be advised construction of a new trail is underway at Cape Split. The existing trail remains open for use. Please avoid the construction area and obey signage on site.
Please be advised that the water at Mira River is subject to a chemical advisory and is posted not safe for drinking or cooking. Campers need to bring their own potable water. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please be advised that if you are camping at Little Rissers (sites 1-57) you must stop at the Park office upon arrival to get a gate code.
Please be advised there is bear activity at Thomas Raddall Provincial Park. Parks staff are monitoring the situation and following safety protocols. We ask campers to secure your food and dispose of waste properly to discourage wildlife being attracted to your campsite. Pets must be kept on a leash at all times at Provincial Parks. For more information on black bears in Nova Scotia novascotia.ca/natr/wildlife/living-with-wildlife/bear/
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