Rissers Beach

rissers beach camping
Open June 2 to  October 11, 2021
5366 Hwy 331, Crescent Beach, NS B4V 6P2
Telephone: (902) 688-2034

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Facilities and Services:

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

accessible icon Accessible Features Park office
Restroom with shower
Flush toilets (day use)
Beach access
camping icon 74 Unserviced Campsites

Partially wooded sites in North Rissers, a mixture of wooded 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
Not available in 2021

Group camping not available in 2021
Contact the Lands and Forestry office in Lunenburg
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
North Rissers
Washroom facility with mens and womens washrooms with toilets and showers.
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 with a fold up seat, grab bar, and fixed showerhead.
Flush toilet icon Restroom with Flush Toilet
Masks required inside facilities
Open with physical distancing and enhanced cleaning.
Closed for cleaning daily (times posted at park) 
Located at the day use beach.
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
Dump station available 
park office icon Park Office
Mask required for entry
Drive-up window available.  Very limited parking near the building.  Building is 
accessed 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.
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.
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
Accessible beach mat (Mobi-mat®) 

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    

Trail Map

Playground icon Playground Outdoor surfaces such as playgrounds are not cleaned.
Located in the North Rissers campground.

*Dates subject to change

For information about nearby attractions, please visit Tourism Nova Scotia