Amherst Shore

Open June 15 - October 12, 2020
Reservation Information
6596 Hwy 366, Amherst Shore, NS
Telephone: (902) 661-6002
On the shore of the Northumberland Strait, offering an attractive mixed woodland setting for camping with some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas.
Advisory in Effect:
Please be advised that due to the fire index there is a campfire ban in place at Amherst Shore Provincial Park until further notice.
Facilities and Services
For a complete list of service changes see our COVID-19 Updates COVID-19 Protocols are posted at each park, please respect the guidelines.
Visitors must practice physical distancing throughout the park. 
  • 42 Campsites: 30 Serviced & 12 Unserviced
  • Comfort Station with restrictions
  • Hiking Trails
  • Beach access (unsupervised)
  • Wood & Ice available at park office, credit/debit payment preferred cash will be accepted
  • WiFi available at the park office and surrounding area. Password required, please see the park receptionist.
  • Playground
  • Dump station open to registered campers only
  • Comfort Station 
    • Reduced capacity, access limited to one household at a time
    • Comfort Station will be closed for deep cleaning twice daily and open overnight
    • Reduced number of vault toilets available throughout the park 
  • Park Office 
    • Service to campers at drive-up window preferred, in person check in not required 
    • Entry limited to one visitor inside at a time,  please adhere to the direction provided on signage or from staff
    • Only campers with reservations will be allowed to enter campgrounds 
  • New camper shelter
    • Open (maximum occupancy of 6 people at a time)
For more information on nearby attractions visit Tourism Nova Scotia