Porters Lake

Porters Lake

Park Info

2018 Season Dates: May 18 to October 8
Civic address: 1160 West Porters Lake Road, Porters Lake, NS

Only minutes from metropolitan Halifax/Dartmouth, Porters Lake Provincial Park is the perfect escape from the urban rush, yet the park is close enough for day trips to visit the many attractions found in the metro area. The quiet lakeside setting offers a wide range of outdoor opportunities including camping, boating, canoeing, water skiing, fishing, and swimming.

Reserve a campsite

Facilities and Services

Porters Lake Provincial Park has 80 campsites, 10 open (water and electric sites), 70 Partially Wooded, a picnic area, boat launch, unsupervised beach, and a trailer dump station. Most sites are surrounded by shrubs and bushes making them quite private.

WiFi is available at the admin building and surrounding area.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2018.


Nearby Attractions


Porters Lake (5 km)

  • Old Hall Wilderness Heritage Centre

Musquodoboit Harbour (21 km)

  • Musquodoboit Railway Museum

Shearwater/Eastern Passage (32 km)

  • Fisherman's Cove
  • Shearwater Aviation Museum

Jeddore Oyster Pond (33 km)

  • Fisherman's Life Museum

Point Michaud Beach Prov. Park (18 km)

Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park

Martinique Beach Provincial Park

Cole Harbour/Lawrencetown Coastal Heritage Park System


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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