Celebrating 50 years of operation in 2021!
Open May 21 to October 11, 2021
230 Graves Island Road, East Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Telephone: (902) 275-4425
Facilities and Services:
Electronic Entrance Gate - swipe card
|Accessible Features||Park office
Restroom with showers
|47 Unserviced Campsites||
6 wooded sites and 44 open sites with parking, campfire ring/grill, and picnic table
Campsites 82, 91 & 107 are closed.
|33 Serviced Campsites||
Open sites with two way hook up (30 amp electrical service and drinking water)
12 Walk-In Campsites
|8 wooded and 4 open|
|Group camping not available in 2021
Contact the Lands and Forestry office in Lunenburg
|Restroom with Shower
Masks required inside facilities
Open with physical distancing and enhanced cleaning.
Closed for cleaning daily (times posted at park)
|Paved parking area with 2 designated accessible spaces (access isle between the
spaces). Wide, level paved path from the parking area to sheltered concrete landing
at the entrance. 25mm threshold to door with a clear with of 34". Accessible toilet
stall has grab bars. Sinks have knee clearance. Accessible shower stall has grab bars
on side and front walls.
|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|
Registered campers only
|Dump station available for registered campers|
Mask required for entry
|Paved parking at bottom of hill with a 1.6m wide paved path leading to the office
(maximum slope of 6%). Small concrete ramp (with colour contrast) leads to a flat
landing at the entrance door. Power operated door with a 34" clear width swings
out and has an almost flat threshold. Seating area with both high and low counters.
Accessible, universal washroom with flush toilet, grab bars, sink with knee clearance
and child change table.
|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.
Available at the park office and surrounding area.
|Day Use/Picnic Area||Parking, picnic tables, drinking water, vault toilets, boat launch, beach access,
and trail access overlooking Mahone Bay.
Available for non-camper use
Saltwater on Mahone Bay
Open with social distancing
|Public boat launch available when park is open
Please follow the on site parking instructions and remember that gates are
locked when the park closes.
|Paddling (Canoe/Kayak)||Mahone Bay|
|Swimming Unsupervised||Unsupervised swimming at the beach|
|Fishing||Fishing is permitted with a Nova Scotia sport fishing licence.
Please check fishing regulations.
Visit the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture website for more information
3.2km gravel surfaced trail
|Look Off||Multiple look-offs along the scenic Coastal Trail|
For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia