Porters Lake

Porters Lake

2024 Operating Season: May 17 to October 14, 2024

1160 West Porters Lake Road, Porters Lake, NS B3E 1L3
Natural Resources and Renewables Office Head of Jeddore 902 889 2332


Facilities and Services:

Please review the park rules and regulations prior to making a reservation. 

accessible icon Accessible Features Registration kiosk
Restroom with shower
camping icon 42 Unserviced Campsites

Partially wooded sites with parking, campfire ring/grill, and picnic table.
Accessible campsites (25, 26 & 52)

Campsites 31, 41 & 67 closed

serviced sites icon 10 Serviced Campsites

Open sites with two way hook up (30 amp* electrical service and drinking water),
parking, campfire ring/grill, and parking.
Sites 8 & 10 have 50 amp electrical service  

*Campers must bring a RV power adaptor to convert from 30 or 50 AMP

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28 Walk-In Campsites

Partially wooded sites close to the shoreline

shower icon Restroom with Shower Washroom facility with mens and womens washrooms with toilets and showers.
Gravel parking areas next to the building and across the road.  Access to the building is 
by a wide gravel path with a low slope.  Entrance doors have level landing and a clear 
width of 32" with nearly level thresholds. 
Accessible stall has  clear door width of 32".  Tank style toilets for back support with grab 
bar.  Sinks and counter have knee clearance.  Sinks have single lever style water controls.  
Roll-in shower stalls with non slip floor and grab bars.  Seat for drying in the accessible 
shower stall. 
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
Trailer Dump icon Trailer Dump
Dump station available 
Registration Kiosk icon Registration Kiosk Kiosk located at the entry building.  Paved parking area with space for 
passenger drop off next to the building.  Building is accessed by a 1.5m wide 
sidewalk.  The payment drop slot (Iron Ranger) is located next to the paved sidewalk 
on a slight hill. 
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 centrally located at the intersection of the three camping loops.
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  
Beach Access Icon

Beach Access

Freshwater on Porters Lake

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) Porters Lake
Swimming icon Swimming Unsupervised Unsupervised swimming at the beach
trail icon Hiking Trail

5 short trails (100m to 800m) rated easy    

Trail Map

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia