The Islands

The Islands

Park Info

2018 Season Dates: June 8 to October 8
Civic address: 183 Barracks Road (off Hwy 3), Shelburne, NS

Just across the harbour from the historic town of Shelburne, The Islands Provincial Park offers a restful stop on your trip around the South Shore. Bounded by Shelburne Harbour, it offers visitors a maritime camping experience. Shelburne's many museums, shops, and picturesque charm continue to attract thousands of international visitors each year. Please note that this park is a self-registration park.

Reserve a campsite

Facilities and Services

The Islands offers a 70-site campground, water outlets, two picnic areas, an unsupervised beach, boat launch, and trailer dump station.

WiFi is available at the registration kiosk and surrounding area.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2018.


Nearby Attractions


Shelburne (3 km)

  • Museum & Roseway River Trail

Birchtown (5 km)

  • Black Loyalist Heritage Center

Barrington (25 km)

  • Woolen Mill Museum

Pubnico (45 km)

  • Le Musée Acadien


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

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