Nova Scotia, Canada’s Best Camping Spots

Cape Breton Highlands | © Nova Scotia Tourism
Cape Breton Highlands | © Nova Scotia Tourism
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20 January 2018

One of the best ways to explore Nova Scotia is by experiencing the great outdoors! Thanks to the province’s many national and provincial parks, camping options are plentiful. We’ve picked out the best of the best.

Kejimkujik National Park

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Kejimkujik Park
Kejimkujik Park | © Aconcagua / WikiCommons
Kejimkujik National Park has a number of great camping options. Choose from the front country or backcountry, solo camping or group camping, and tent, oTENTik, yurt, or cabin. This stunning park offers non-stop adventure and is one of the best places to go stargazing in North America.

Five Islands Provincial Park Campground

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Come to Five Islands Provincial Park for a vacation filled with kayaking, hiking, clam digging, and beachcombing along the Bay of Fundy. The park’s campground is one of the top camping destinations in Eastern Canada and is in perfect proximity to both the ocean and nearby trails.

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  • Dollar Lake Provincial Park Campground

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    Dollar Lake Provincial Park
    Dollar Lake Provincial Park | © Releafgarden / WikiCommons
    Enjoy a relaxing vacation at the Dollar Lake Campground, located just 30 minutes from Halifax. Take advantage of the backcountry trails, sandy beach, boat launch, and fishing opportunities, and be sure to check out the on-site canteen.