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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

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

Other Info: plus $5 park entry fee; cabin fees vary

Directions: Rte 209, 45 km west of Parrsboro and 48 km from Joggins.

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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

1108 West Advocate Rd
Advocate Harbour, NS


Phone: 902-392-2085

Toll Free: 1-888-544-3434

Website: http://www.novascotiaparks.ca/parks/cape-chignecto.asp

Cancellation Policy: Day