Martinique Beach Provincial Park

Months of Operation

May 15 - October 12


2389 East Petpeswick Rd, East Petpeswick, Eastern Shore



Martinique Beach Provincial Park is the longest sandy beach in Nova Scotia. Visitors can enjoy this 5-km crescent white-sand beach, with an open and wooded picnic area behind 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.) 

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Activities: Birding & wildlife, Surfing