The Islands

The Islands
183 Islands Park Road, Shelburne, NS
Lands and Forestry Office Shelburne

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Facilities and Services:

Please note: Park Gate is locked at 11:00pm

accessible icon Accessible Features Registration kiosk
Restrooms with showers
camping icon 62 Unserviced Campsites

Wooded sites.
Parking, campfire ring/grill and picnic table

Group Campsite Icon Group Campsite Group camping available.
Contact Lands and Forestry office in Shelburne
shower icon Restroom with Shower 5 gender neutral mobility accessible washrooms
washrooms have separate entrances from the outside
adult change tables
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 
Registration Kiosk icon Registration Kiosk Located on the sheltered porch of the former admin building.  Gravel parking 
area across the road and some parking next to the building (no designated 
spaces). Access to porch is by 2 wooden steps or a wooden ramp.  Ramp has a 
slope of 7-8%, clear width of 1.3m, hand rails and edge protection for some of 
the ramp length.  Level landings at the top and bottom of the ramp and stairs.  
Picnic table for seating on the porch.  Kiosk and phone are at reachable height.  
The payment drop slot (Iron Ranger) is next to the building on a gravel mound, 
slot height is 1.48m. 
Firewood icon Firewood/Ice Firewood and ice can be purchased at the Registration Kiosk (Cash only)
Program Area Icon Program Area Space for outdoor activities or programs
Group Use Shelter Icon Group Use Shelter Centrally located 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 Wi-Fi

Available at the registration kiosk and surrounding area.

Picnic table icon Day Use/Picnic Area Boat launch, picnic tables and vault toilet.
Available for non-campers use
Boat Launch Icon Boat Launch 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 icon Paddling (Canoe/Kayak) Shelburne Harbour
Fishing icon Fishing Fishing is permitted with a Nova Scotia sport fishing licence.  Please check fishing regulations. 
Visit the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture for more information

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia