Porters Lake

Porters Lake
Open June 15 to October 20, 2020
1160 West Porters Lake Road, Porters Lake, NS
Lands and Forestry Office Head of Jeddore 902 889 2332
Facilities and Services:
Please note: Park Gate is locked at 11:00pm
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

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  

Walk-In Camping Icon

28 Walk-In Campsites

Partially wooded sites close to the shoreline
shower icon Restroom with Shower Men's and women's washrooms with multiple toilet and shower stalls.  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 Registration kiosk located at the entry building.  Paved parking area with space for 
passenger drop off next to the building.  Approach to the building is by a 1.5m wide 
sidewalk.  Drop off slot (Iron Ranger) 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.
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  
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 

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia