Activities and experiences

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Discover deep traditions in harmony with nature. Indigenous petroglyphs illuminate thousands of years of Mi’kmaw heritage here. Paddle waterways and hike or bike woodland trails through rich ecosystems. Stay overnight in this Dark Sky Preserve.

At Kejimkujik Seaside, the Atlantic coast reveals its beauty with white sand beaches, turquoise water, and lagoons that provide nurseries for all sorts of sea life.

Trails re-opened. Full fire ban still in effect.

All trails have re-opened, including at Kejimkujik Seaside National Parks Canada.

Backcountry camping has resumed.

A full fire ban continues to be in effect until further notice. No open fires are permitted. This includes campfires, charcoal barbecues, and any open flame (ie, candles).

Propane/gas camp stoves, barbeques, fire pits and lanterns are permitted on campsites but should be used with caution. 

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No bridge at Jakes Landing

Please note: The Jakes Landing floating bridge will not be in place for the 2023 season.

There is no trail connection between Jeremy’s Bay Campground and Jakes Landing to Merrymakedge and beyond.

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Camping is available from mid-May to October. Reserve online.

A hand touching petroglyphs carved in stone.

Connect with Mi'kmaw culture

Discover Mi'kmaw culture, traditions, and language, 4,000 years in the making.

A man hikes with his dog on the Hemlocks and Hardwoods Trail in Kejimkujik.


Hiking is one of the most popular activities at Kejimkujik.

A family riding their bikes through the forest.


Biking is a great way for all age groups to explore Kejimkujik!

A family star gazing with a large telescope.

Explore the dark sky

Immerse yourself in science and history at the Dark-Sky Preserve.

A couple paddling into the sunset.

Canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP)

Kejimkujik offers some of the best paddling in Atlantic Canada. Canoe, kayak, or paddleboard waters traveled by the Mi’kmaq for thousands of years.

A woman holding a geocaching box.


Geocaching is a modern treasure hunt popular with people of all ages.

A man and a woman relax by the seaside.

Kejimkujik Seaside

Explore a distinct region of Kejimkujik and discover wild beauty on the Atlantic coast.

Things to do

Tours and programs

Participate in a wide range of tours and programs at Kejimkujik in July and August.

Guided experiences

A variety of guided experiences are offered daily in July and August.

Parks Canada Perfect Picnic

The Parks Canada Perfect Picnic is available from participating restaurants from July to October 31.

Family programs

Kid-approved, family-friendly programs.

School programs

Kejimkujik welcomes school groups of all ages during the spring and fall seasons.

Volunteer opportunities

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Breathe easier in Kejimkujik!


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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Nova Scotia.

A montage of the scenic views and various experiences available at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. The displayed experiences include: canoeing in Kejimkujik Lake, hiking and biking on forested trails, and families enjoying the oTENTik, rustic cabin, and Parks Canada Red Chairs.

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