Celebrating 55 years of operation in 2021!
Open June 4 to October 11, 2021
618 Bentley Branch Road (Hwy 2), Five Islands, NS B0M 1K0
Telephone: (902) 254-2980
Facilities and Services:
|Accessible Features||Park office
Restrooms with showers
|24 Unserviced Campsites||
Mix of open and wooded sites with parking, campfire ring/grill and picnic table.
Campsites 44, 69 & 71 are closed.
|36 Serviced Campsites||
Open sites with two way hook (30 amp electrical service and drinking water)
10 Walk-In Campsites
|3 wooded and 7 open|
|Group camping not available in 2021
Contact the Lands and Forestry office in Bible Hill
|Restroom with Shower
Masks required inside facilities
Open with physical distancing and enhanced cleaning.
Closed for cleaning daily (times posted at park)
|Washroom facility with mens and womens washrooms with toilets and showers.
Large gravel parking area with designated accessible spaces. Uneven gravel
path leads to a 1.7m wide, wooden platform and a concrete landing at the
entrance doors. There are thresholds at the end of the path and between the
platform and landing. Accessible toilet stall with grab bars. Sinks have knee
Roll-in shower with a fixed seat, grab bars opposite the seat, and a fixed showerhead.
|Vault Toilet (Outhouse)||Frequency of cleaning will be indicated with signage.
Vault toilets (outhouses) are available throughout the park
|Drinking Water||Water taps are available throughout the campground|
Open with physical distancing
|Dishwashing station located at the Comfort Station|
||Dump station available|
Mask required for entry
|Parking across from the building. Asphalt path from road to entrance ramp.
Sheltered deck accessed by a wood ramp with gentle slope and good edge
protection (no railings). Door is 35" wide with a narrow ramp. Small seating
area inside, counter does not have knee clearance.
|Firewood/Ice||Firewood and ice can be purchased at the Park Office.
Times posted at the park.
|Program Area||Space for outdoor activities or programs|
|Group Use Shelter
Not available in 2021
Not available in 2021
|Waste/Recycling||Waste sorting and recycling containers located throughout the park.
Please do not dispose of propane cylinders or coals in the garbage containers.
Limited availability at the park office and surrounding area
|Day Use/Picnic Area||Parking, picnic tables, change room, vault toilet, drinking water, beach access and
Available for non campers use.
Salt water on the Minas Basin. Tidal mud flats with rocky/cobble shoreline.
|Paddling (Canoe/Kayak)||Coastal, tidal waters|
|Swimming Unsupervised||Saltwater, tidal beach. Be aware of rip current.|
|Change House||Near the beach, in the day use area|
Coastal Trail, 90m cliffs with lookoff
|Playground||Outdoor surfaces such as playgrounds are not cleaned.
|Look Off||90m cliffs overlooking the Old Wife, Five Islands and the world's highest tides.|
For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia