Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

Months of Operation

May 15 - October 11

Hours Of Operation



1108 West Advocate Rd, West Advocate, Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley


T: 902-392-2085


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 53 km (33 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:  
5 open sites, 79 wooded sites, a bunkhouse, and 3 cabins. No drive-up sites; all sites are walk-in. 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.

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Facilities / Services

Limited accessibility

Detailed Information

Activities: Birding & wildlife, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking
Directions: Off Hwy 209.