Amherst Shore

2020 Operational Season has ended.
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.
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