Rissers Beach

rissers beach camping
Open June 15 to October 12, 2020
5366 Hwy 331, Crescent Beach, NS
Telephone: (902) 688-2034

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Facilities and Services:
accessible icon Accessible Features Beach access
Park office
Restroom with showers
camping icon 74 Unserviced Campsites

Partially wooded sites in North Rissers, a mixture of wodded and open sites in Little Rissers.
Parking, campfire ring/grill and picnic table

serviced sites icon 19 Serviced Campsites

19 open sites (North Rissers) with two way hook up (30 amp electrical service and drinking water)
Parking, campfire ring/grill and picnic table

Walk-In Camping Icon

6 Walk-In Campsites

Walk-in sites located in North Rissers
Group Campsite Icon Group Campsite Group camping available
Contact the Lands and Forestry office in Lunenburg
shower icon Restroom with Shower Located in North Rissers.  Men's and women's washrooms with multiple toilet and 
shower stalls.  Small, level, gravel parking lot adjacent to the building.  Pull through 
loop in front of the building allows for passenger drop off.  Bench for seating at the 
main entrance.  Level landing and clear door width of 33".  Accessible stall has grab 
bars.  Sinks and counter have knee clearance.  Roll in shower stall with a fold up 
seat, grab bar and fixed showerhead.
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 
park office icon Park Office Building has a drive-up window.  Very limited parking near the building.  Approach 
to building is by a 1.8m wide gravel path or a step up to a concrete landing.  Well lit, 
sheltered entrance with a level landing.  Entrance door has a clear width of 33" with 
a beveled threshold of 250mm entering and a straight lip of 50mm when exiting.  
Seating inside and counter has a small section with knee clearance.  
Firewood icon Firewood/Ice Firewood and ice can be purchased at the Park Office
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

Limited Wi-Fi available

Picnic table icon Day Use/Picnic Area Beach access, change house with shower, picnic tables overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Available for non-campers use
Beach Access Icon

Beach Access

White sand beach on the Atlantic Ocean
Please protect the delicate dune system by using the boardwalks

Paddling icon Paddling (Canoe/Kayak) Atlantic Ocean
Swimming icon Swimming Unsupervised  
supervised swimming icon Swimming Supervised Lifeguard service provided by NS Lifesaving Society July-August*
Change house icon Change House Change house with showers adjacent to beach
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
trail icon Hiking Trail 4 short trails (500m to 650m) rated easy
Playground icon Playground Located in the North Rissers campground

*Dates subject to change

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia