618 Bentley Branch Road (Hwy 2), Five Islands, NS
Telephone: (902) 254-2980
Facilities and Services:
|Accessible Features||Park office
Restrooms with showers
|27 Unserviced Campsites||
Mix of open and wooded sites with parking, campfire ring/grill and picnic table.
|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 Campsite||2 Group camping sites available
Contact the Lands and Forestry office in Bible Hill
|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 (Outhouse)||Vault toilets (outhouses) are available throughout the park|
|Drinking Water||Water taps are available throughout the campground|
|Dishwashing Station||Dishwashing station located at the Comfort Station|
|Trailer Dump||Dump station available|
|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/Ice||Firewood and ice can be purchased at the Park Office|
|Program Area||Space for outdoor activities or programs|
|Group Use Shelter||Large building with a wood stove available for shelter on rainy days or for activities and programs|
|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 trail access.
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|
|Hiking Trail||Coastal Trail, 90m cliffs with lookoff
Red Head Trail 2.2km
Economy Mountain Trail 3.8km
|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