Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
Kejimkujik is located in Southwest Nova Scotia. Paddle, hike, bike, camp, and connect with nature and Mi’kmaw culture. Explore Mi’kmaw petroglyphs, traditional encampment areas, and canoe routes dating back thousands of years. Experience the night sky in Nova Scotia’s only Dark-Sky Preserve.
Kejimkujik National Park Seaside is a protected coastal wilderness area in Port Joli, Nova Scotia. Hike the trails through dense shrubs on your way to the coast to experience pristine white sand beaches, turquoise waters, coastal bogs, abundant wildflowers, rich lagoon systems, and coastal wildlife.
Reservation launch dates
Parks Canada will be launching reservations for the 2024 visitor season starting in January.
Kejimkujik is a great destination for fall and winter hiking, picnicking, geocaching, or stargazing.
Explore Kejimkujik Seaside—a distinct region of Kejimkujik—and discover wild beauty on the Atlantic coast.
Kejimkujik offers a variety of camping experiences.
Visiting Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
Things to do, camping, trails, paddle, Mi'kmaw petroglyphs, Dark-Sky Preserve, school programs.
Maps and directions, camping reservations, facilities and services, hours, accessibility, equipment rentals.
Types of accomodations, camping, roofed, backcountry, serviced, unserviced, group, reservations, equipment rentals.
Make reservations. Shop for passes and permits, souvenirs, and official Parks Canada merchandise.
Visitor fees, passes, programs, film and photography permits. Free admission for youth.
Discovery Pass, seasonal passes, passes for Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia, passes for expropriated landowners, and permits.
Weather, wildlife, drinking water, seaside, essential items, Seaside, Adventuresmart.
An authentic Atlantic experience awaits you at Kejimkujik National Park Seaside.
About Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
Conservation and science, animals, plants, environment, research.
Indigenous culture, history, cultural landscape, archaeology.
Jobs, partners, permits and licenses, public consultations, plans, and policies.
Contact Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site and Kejimkujik National Park Seaside
902-682-2772 (Mid-May to October)
National Information Centre (year-round)
For emergencies within Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
Police, Fire, or Ambulance
Wildfire, boating accident, lost person, injury, or wildlife emergency.
Report a poacher, hunter, or illegal fishing.
First Aid, excessive noise, or minor disturbances in the campground.
Hours of operation
November to mid-May: select services available
Victoria Day weekend (mid-May) to October 31: most facilities are open
May and June: limited services available
July and August: full services available
September and October: limited services available
Visitor Centre and camping: Victoria Day weekend (mid-May) to October 31
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