Five Islands

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618 Bentley Branch Road (Hwy 2), Five Islands, NS
Telephone: (902) 254-2980
Facilities and Services:
accessible icon Accessible Features Park office
Restrooms with showers
camping icon 27 Unserviced Campsites

Mix of open and wooded sites with parking, campfire ring/grill and picnic table.

serviced sites icon 36 Serviced Campsites

Open sites with two way hook (30 amp electrical service and drinking water)
17 pull-through sites
Parking, campfire ring/grill, picnic table

Walk-In Camping Icon

10 Walk-In Campsites

3 wooded and 7 open
Group Campsite Icon Group Campsite 2 Group camping sites available
Contact the Lands and Forestry office in Bible Hill
shower icon Restroom with Shower 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 clearance.
Accessible shower is roll in with a fixed seat, grab bars are opposite the seat. 
vault toilet icon Vault Toilet (Outhouse) Vault toilets (outhouses) are available throughout the park
Drinking Water Icon Drinking Water Water taps are available throughout the campground
Dishwashing station icon Dishwashing Station Dishwashing station located at the Comfort Station
Trailer Dump icon Trailer Dump Dump station available 
park office icon Park Office Parking across from the building.  Asphalt path from road to entrance ramp.  
Wooden ramp with gentle slop and good edge protection (no railings) lead 
to the sheltered deck.  Door is 35" wide with a narrow ramp.  Small seating 
area inside, counter does not have knee clearance.  
Firewood icon Firewood/Ice Firewood and ice can be purchased at the Park Office
Program Area Icon Program Area Space for outdoor activities or programs
Group Use Shelter Icon Group Use Shelter Large building with a wood stove available for shelter on rainy days or for activities and programs
waste recycling icon Waste/Recycling Waste sorting and recycling containers located throughout the park.
Please do not dispose of propane cylinders or coals in the garbage containers.
wifi icon WiFi

Limited availability at the park office and surrounding area

Picnic table icon Day Use/Picnic Area Parking, picnic tables, change room, vault toilet, drinking water, beach access and trail access.
Available for non campers use.
Beach Access Icon

Beach Access

Salt water on the Minas Basin.  Tidal mud flats with rocky/cobble shoreline.

Paddling icon Paddling (Canoe/Kayak) Coastal, tidal waters
Swimming icon Swimming Unsupervised Saltwater, tidal beach.  Be aware of rip current.
Change house icon Change House Near the beach, in the day use area
trail icon Hiking Trail Coastal Trail, 90m cliffs with lookoff
Red Head Trail 2.2km
Economy Mountain Trail 3.8km
Playground icon Playground Centrally located
Lookout icon Lookout 90m cliffs overlooking the Old Wife, Five Islands and the world's highest tides.

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia