Nelson Memorial Park

Months of Operation

May 11 - October 14

Hours Of Operation

8am–8pm daily.


153 Loop of Highway 6, Bayhead, Northumberland Shore


T: 902-897-3180



Nelson Memorial Park is a 47-acre day-use park located 2 km west of Tatamagouche on Tatamagouche Bay in the Northumberland Shore region. Park facilities include 3 large picnic shelters with barbecues, playground, floral gardens and washrooms. The park has views of and access to the ocean/beach. There is a fenced area for dogs to play off-leash.

Enjoy a stroll through the forest and fields on the 1.5 km walking path in the park, or explore the 26-km Butter Trail (part of The Great Trail) which passes through the park on the former route of the Short Line Railway. The Butter Trail is great for cycling and long-distance running. Walkers are welcome in the park year-round.

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Activities: Birding & wildlife, Cycling, Hiking, Snowshoeing