Cape Chignecto

Cape Chigneto

Celebrating 25 years of operation in 2021!

Open June 2 to October 11, 2021
1108 West Advocate Road, Advocate Harbour, NS B0M 1A0
Telephone: (902) 392-2085

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Facilities and Services:

Please review the COVID-19 Restrictions and the park rules and regulations prior to making a reservation.

park office icon Park Office
Mask required for entry
All campers must register at the park office before entering the park.
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Backcountry Campsites (Hike-in)

Only accessible from trailhead at Red Rocks
Coastal trail includes physically challenging conditions
Users should be physically fit and able to carry equipment appropriate for wilderness travel
Mill Brook, Refugee Cove, Little Bald Rock, Big Bald Rock Brook, Keyhole Brook, and Eatonville
When booking online, select “Backcountry Hiking” or “Backcountry Kayaking” as your reservation type.
Walk-In Camping Icon Walk-in Campsites New Yarmouth: 
Accessed via a multi-use/service trail, accessible from parking lot and/or drop off area.
Parking lot is 300 m from first site; drop off area is 75 m from first site.
Centralized pit privies and woodshed.
Each site has fire grill and is well buffered from the others
When booking online, select “Backcountry Hiking” as your reservation type.
Paddling icon Kayak Campsites Refugee Cove and Seal Cove.
When booking online, select “Backcountry Kayaking” as your reservation type.
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Group Campsite

Not available in 2021

Christy Field (adjacent to drop off area)
Requests from groups will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. 
Maximum group size: 12 persons, including tour guides. 
Maximum tent capacity: 4 persons. 
Maximum number of tents: 3 four-person or 6 two-person tents. 
Each tent requires a campsite permit.
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Cabin/Bunk House


Located on the Coastal Trail 

No electricity or running water   

Wood stove and firewood provided 
Bunkhouse at Eatonville (8 single bunks)
Cabins at Big Bald Rock Brook, Carey Brook and Arch Gulch (4 double bunks)
Check-in 1:00pm, check-out 11:00am
When booking online, select "Backcountry" as your Reservation Type.

vault toilet icon Vault Toilet (Outhouse) Outhouses are provided at all campsites. 
In other areas, dig a hole and bury human waste at least 100m away from streams and other sources of drinking water.
Drinking Water Icon Drinking Water Boil, filter or treat all water before consuming.
Do not bathe or wash dishes in streams or other water sources.
  BBQ's/Fires Contained flame BBQ's and cookstoves are permitted. 
Open fires are prohibited at backcountry campsites.
Fires permitted in designated campfire grills/rings at New Yarmouth only
waste recycling icon Waste/Recycling Pack out all garbage while in the backcountry campsites/trails.
Waste sorting and recycling containers located near the park entrance.
Picnic table icon Day Use Eatonville Day Use: Parking, trails, look-offs, vault toilets.
Three Sisters look-off overlooking Eatonville Harbour.
Squally Point look-off overlooking Spicers Cove.
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Beach Access

Saltwater, Bay of Fundy

trail icon Hiking Trail

52 km coastal loop, rated as Difficult.
A 3-night stay is recommended to complete the loop.

Hiking at Cape Chignecto

Lookout icon Look Off Approach cliffs only at designated viewing areas. 
The cliff line is constantly eroding and may be unstable.

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia