Take a break from the everyday and visit a Parks Canada site in Mainland Nova Scotia this summer – entry is free in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Now’s the time to start planning your family adventure. Check out all of the great activities and discoveries on offer below – there’s something for everyone!
The spirit of l’Acadie echoes deep throughout Nova Scotia’s heritage, a legacy of the intrepid French settlers who arrived on our shores in the 17th century. Today’s thriving Acadian culture reflects this strong and resilient culture. Parks Canada is honoured to preserve, and share this rich history at national historic sites throughout Nova Scotia. Discover the joie de vivre of the Acadian culture as you travel through this fascinating chapter of Canadian history with Parks Canada.