The Islands

shoreline campsites
Open June 4 to October 11, 2021
183 Islands Park Road, Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Lands and Forestry Office Shelburne
 

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Facilities and Services:

Please review the COVID-19 Restrictions and the park rules and regulations prior to making a reservation. 

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

accessible icon Accessible Features Registration Kiosk
Restroom with shower
Campsites
camping icon 59 Unserviced Campsites

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

Campsites 17, 23, 25 & 28 are closed.

Group Campsite Icon

Group Campsite
Not available in 2021

Group camping not available in 2021.
Contact Lands and Forestry office in Shelburne
shower icon Restroom with Shower
Masks required inside facilities
Open with physical distancing and enhanced cleaning.
Closed for cleaning daily (times posted at park) 
Open overnight
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) Frequency of cleaning will be indicated with signage.
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
Open with physical distancing
Dishwashing station located at the Comfort Station
Trailer Dump icon Trailer Dump
Registered campers only 
Dump station available for registered campers
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
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 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