Generations of families have paddled, hiked, camped, and connected with nature and Mi’kmaw culture at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. When the sun sets, the skies over Kejimkujik reveal a beautiful panorama of tens of thousands of stars in Nova Scotia’s only Dark Sky Preserve. Rock engravings known as petroglyphs, traditional encampment areas, and canoe routes attest to the presence of the Mi’kmaw people for thousands of years.Kejimujik National Park Seaside is a separate protected wilderness on the Atlantic coast where you can experience pristine white sand beaches, astounding turquoise waters, coastal bogs, abundant wildflowers, rich lagoon systems, and coastal wildlife.
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Kejimkujik NP and NHS
3005 Main Parkway
Maitland Bridge, NS B0T 1B0
Kejimkujik NP Seaside
1188 St Catherines River Road
Port Joli, NS B0T 1S0
Hours of operation
Kejimkujik NP & NHS
May 19 to October 30
Keji Outfitters Equipment Rentals
(at Jake's Landing)
As of May 19
Kejimkujik NP Seaside
Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
Discover Parks Canada in 2018!
Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Youth admission will be free starting January 2018.
Fort Anne National Historic Site
Dating to the early 1600s, Fort Anne on Nova Scotia’s Annapolis River is Canada’s first administered National Historic Site. A new innovative interpretive exhibit complements the historic grounds, whose earthen walls and restored buildings speak to centuries of struggle.
Melanson Settlement National Historic Site
The archaeological remains of the Melanson Settlement paint a vivid story of the pre-Deportation Acadians living on the banks of the Annapolis River during the 17th and 18th centuries. A short trail with interpretive panels recounts the story.
Port-Royal National Historic Site
Converse with costumed interpreters as they share their knowledge and tell the story of a colony of intrepid French inhabitants. Experience the early 17th century lifestyle in the reconstructed Habitation at Port-Royal. You will also learn about the way of life of the first people on this land – the Mi’kmaq.