Amherst Shore

Amherst Shore

Park Info

2018 Season Dates: June 8 to October 8
Park contact number: (902) 661-6002
Civic address: 6596 Hwy 366, Amherst Shore, NS

On the shore of the Northumberland Strait, Amherst Shore Provincial Park offers an attractive mixed woodland setting for camping. Walking on trails, swimming or beachcombing are enjoyable pastimes at the park. This park, like others along this coast, offers some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas.

Reserve a campsite

Facilities and Services

The park offers a 42-site woodland campground (4 pull-through, 2 accessible), showers/comfort station, and a walking trail leading to the unsupervised beach area.

WiFi is available at the admin building and surrounding area. Password required, please see the park receptionist.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2018. See Reservations for details and conditions.


Nearby Attractions


  • Cumberland County Museum (36 km)

Tidnish Bridge

  • Tidnish Information & Interpretive Centre (13 km)


  • Wild Blueberry & Maple Centre (45 km)


  • Thinkers Lodge National Historic Site (27 km)


New Brunswick Border (13 km)


Nearby Beaches

  • Northport Beach Provincial Park
  • Gulf Shore Provincial Park

For more information on these and other attractions, please consult Tourism Nova Scotia or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.