At Cape Chignecto, towering 180 m (600 ft.) sea cliffs rise from the Bay of Fundy, while the world's highest tides lap at their base. Best described as a wilderness park, it has 29 km (18 mi.) of pristine coastline, deep valleys, sheltered coves, rare plants, and remnant old-growth forests. The park offers over 40 km (25 mi.) of wilderness trails, a picnic area overlooking the Bay of Fundy, and remote walk-in campsites. Cape Chignecto provides an excellent opportunity for wilderness hiking, back-country camping and sea kayaking. The Eatonville day-use park near Apple River, provides visitors with an accessible trail system, viewing platforms, and picnic areas. (The interpretive centre is closed until further notice.)
Campsite accommodations include: 48 wilderness wooded sites, 34 walk-in sites, bunkhouse, and 3 cabins. No drive-up sites. Group sites available. Camping for kayakers (registration required) at Refugee Cove and Seal Cove.
Park amenities include: vault toilets. All sites are pack in; pack out. Fires (fire grills) are only permitted at designated walk-in sites at New Yarmouth. Leashed pets permitted.
Facilities / Services • Wheelchair accessible (Eatonville location only) (no internet access)
Detailed Information Outdoor activities: Hiking, Kayaking Directions: Rte 209, 45 km west of Parrsboro and 48 km from Joggins.
$26 to $26
Activities: Hiking • Kayaking
Approved By: NS Approved
Amenities: Camp, Cabins, Trailers • Pit Toilet • Shaded Sites • Unserviced
Government Level: Provincial
Pets Policy: Pets Welcome
Other Info: plus $5 park entry fee; cabin fees vary
Directions: Rte 209, 45 km west of Parrsboro and 48 km from Joggins.