Plan your visit
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is located in the South Shore Region of Nova Scotia. The inland park is 166 kilometres from Halifax; Kejimkujik Seaside is 93 kilometres southeast of the inland park, or 173 kilometres from Halifax.
Kejimkujik is open year-round, with limited access and no services after Thanksgiving weekend (always falls on the second Monday of October). Plan to spend a full day or several days in Kejimkujik and a half- or full-day at Seaside.
Kejimkujik NP and NHS
3005 Main Parkway
Maitland Bridge NS B0T 1B0
1188 St. Catherines River Road
Port Joli NS
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
From Halifax (174 km): Drive south on Highway 103 and take Exit 13 (Bridgewater). The park is 66 km further; signs will indicate direction and distance to Kejimkujik. Turn right onto Highway 325 and turn left when the road joins Highway 208. Continue on the 208 until the road joins Route 8. Turn right onto Route 8, proceeding through Caledonia. Kejimkujik is 18 km from Caledonia, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 2.25 hr*
From the Annapolis Valley: Take Exit 22 (Lequille/Annapolis Royal) off Highway 101. Turn left onto Route 8, continuing 46 km to Kejimkujik, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 0.75 hr* from Annapolis Royal
From Yarmouth (190 km) or Digby (86 km): Travel north on Highway 101 and take Exit 22 (Lequille/Annapolis Royal). Turn right onto Route 8, continuing 46 km to Kejimkujik, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 2.5 hr and 1.25 hr*
From the South Shore: Take Exit 19 (Liverpool) off Highway 103 and travel along Route 8, continuing 66 km to Kejimkujik, in the community of Maitland Bridge. Driving time: approximately 1.0 hr* from Liverpool
*Please be advised that some online maps are providing incorrect directions to Kejimkujik Seaside. This has lead to access road to Little Port Joli Estuary and ultimately onto an OHV road which is not maintained for road vehicles. Please follow directions below.*
From Halifax (185 km): Southward along Highway 103 to turn off at Exit 22, continuing towards Port Joli and turning left onto St. Catherine's River Road while following the Parks Canada signs. 2.25hr*
From the inland portion of Kejimkujik (97 km): Follow Route 8 for 66 km until Liverpool, and then drive west on Highway 103, as indicated above. Driving time: approximately 1.25 hr*
From Digby (183 km): Travel north on Highway 101 and take Exit 22 (Lequille/Annapolis Royal). Turn right onto Route 8, continuing 110 km to Liverpool, and then drive west on Highway 103, as indicated above. Driving time: approximately 2.5 hr*
From Yarmouth (173 km): Drive east on Highway 103 for approximately 130 km. Continue for another 14 km past Exit 23 (Sable River). Turn right off the 103 onto St. Catherines River Road (watch for this sudden right turn). Travel another 6 km to the park entrance. Driving time: approximately 1.75 hr*
*based on an average driving speed of 80 km/h (50 mph)
By bus (ParkBus?)
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Airports : Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is the largest and most central international airport in the province. Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is 182 km from the airport and 191 km from Kejimkujik National Park Seaside.More travel and tourism information: Tourism Nova Scotia.
Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
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