Current Advisories


August 25, 2017

Caribou-Munroes Provincial Park

Water has tested positive for uranium and is not safe for drinking or cooking. However, water may still be used for bathing, dishwashing, and handwashing. Advisory remains in effect until further notice. For more information on naturally occurring uranium, see:


August 21, 2017

Oakfield Provincial Park

Supervised beach is closed to swimming due to high bacterial levels. High bacteria levels can be caused by a number of factors, including weather conditions and waterfowl. Halifax municipality performs these tests and staff will continue testing the water until bacteria levels return to normal. For more info see:


August 12, 2017

Blomidon Provincial Park

Boil water order is in effect for the group use site, upper picnic area, and the RV water filling station. The boil advisory will remain until further notice. The rest of the park is unaffected by this boil order. 



May 30, 2017

Usige Bàn Falls Provincial Park

The River Trail is closed until further notice. 


May 24, 2017

Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park 

Flush toilets and indoor change rooms are closed to the public due to water issues, and will remain closed until further notice.