Camping at our Provincial and National Parks
Seaside vistas or riverside views. In the valley or on top of a mountain. Backwoods tenting or car camping. Nova Scotia is home to more than 110 private campgrounds, 20 provincial camping parks, and nine campgrounds within our two spectacular National Parks.
From RV hook-ups to off-the-beaten-track adventures, discover what makes the great outdoors so great.
Top 5 Provincial Park Camping Sites
Camping in Nova Scotia is popular and popular camping sites at these campgrounds book up quickly. Be sure to make a reservation!
- Rissers Beach - South Shore
- Mira River - Cape Breton
- Caribou/Munroes Island - Northumberland Shore
- Graves Island - South Shore
- Dollar Lake - Eastern Shore
Camp on the #1 Island in North America!
Experience camping in Nova’s Scotia’s Cape Breton Highlands National Park - then get ready to brag about it.
With 8 unique campgrounds, 26 hiking trails - including the famous Skyline Trail, 24 stunning look-off points, and waterfalls, wildlife, and white sand beaches - it's no wonder Cape Breton was voted the #1 island in North America by Travel + Leisure magazine.
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park
Featuring sea cliffs that tower above the waters, sheltered coves, steep ravines and old growth forests, the Cape Chignecto Provincial Park is a hike beyond the ordinary. This wilderness park offers more than 40 kilometres (25 miles) of trails, remote walk-in campsites, and a picnic area overlooking the dramatic Bay of Fundy. Visit Cape Chignecto and take a walk on the wild side, naturally.