Martinique Beach Provincial Park is the longest sandy beach in Nova Scotia. Visitors can enjoy this 5-km crescent white-sand beach, with its open and wooded picnic areas located behind sand dunes.
The beach is supervised during the months of July and August; change houses are available. Park features include beachcombing, boardwalks and hard-surfaced paths. Martinique is a protected area for the piping plover, as well as a wildlife refuge for migratory waterfowl.
Martinique Beach Provincial Park situated in East Petpeswick, 11 km /7 mi south of Musquodoboit Harbour in the Eastern Shore region. (From Halifax take either Highway 107 or 207 to Musquodoboit Harbour and turn right onto East Petpeswick Road.)
Activities: Birding • Canoeing • Kayaking • Surfing
Government Level: Provincial