The Islands

shoreline campsites

2024 Operating Season: June 7 to October 14, 2024

183 Islands Park Road, Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Reserve by phone by calling 1-888-544-3434
Callers from outside North America, please use: 519-826-5301

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General Inquiries call Natural Resources and Renewables Churchover (Shelburne) Office: 902-875-2501

Facilities and Services:

Please note: Day-use visitors must leave the park by 10:30 pm. No entry after 11:00pm.

accessible icon Accessible Features Registration Kiosk
Restroom with shower
camping icon 61 Unserviced Campsites

Wooded sites.
Parking, campfire ring/grill and picnic table.
Accessible campsites (59, 60 & 61)

Walk-In Camping Icon 2 Walk-In Campsites  
Group Campsite Icon

Group Campsite

Contact Natural Resources and Renewables office in Shelburne
shower icon Restroom with Shower Washroom facility with 6 universal mobility accessible washrooms with individual 
entry doors.Gravel parking area next to building.
Level concrete pad at base of stairs or wooden ramp with handrails.  
Level wooden deck provides access to the individual entrance doors. Deck is 
wide enough for 2 wheelchairs to pass freely.
4 washrooms have 6' clear floor and 2 have 7'6" clear floor turning circle.  All 
fixtures comply with CSA/ADA accessibility standards including a fully accessible 
low threshold shower complete with handheld showerhead and transfer bench.
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 Kiosk located on the sheltered porch of the entry building.  Gravel parking 
area across the road with limited parking next to the building (no designated 
spaces). Porch is accessed 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 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.
Times posted at the park.
Program Area Icon Program Area Space for outdoor activities or 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 website for more information

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia