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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada


Discover deep traditions in harmony with pristine nature in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. A Dark Sky Preserve displays the science and stories of the stars. Aboriginal rock-art illuminates thousands of years of Mi’kmaw heritage. Interconnecting waterways and woodland trails lead paddlers and hikers through an ecosystem rich with wildlife. And the Atlantic coast reveals its beauty in Kejimkujik Seaside.

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Dark Sky Preserve at night with visible stars over lake
Dark Sky Preserve: stars, planets and culture
Delve into distant celestial bodies in Nova Scotia’s only Dark Sky Preserve. Kejimkujik interpreters offer a blend of science and storytelling as unique as a shooting star.
Hand touching a stone carving at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
View petroglyphs and discover Mi’kmaw history
Four millennia of Aboriginal heritage awaits. Engaging petroglyph tours reveal powerful and ancient stories etched in stone and a recreated Mi’kmaw encampment offers an immersive cultural experience.
Campers enjoying a backcountry campsite with tent and canoe
Backcountry adventures are easy and close
Backpacking paths and day-hikes interconnect within Acadian woodland; canoe routes reveal remote campsites. More than 80 per cent of the park is backcountry—connection with nature comes easy.
Hikers enjoying a rest with dog on teh beach at Kejimkujik Seaside
White-sand beaches, cobblestone and basking seals
Welcome to Kejimkujik Seaside - an Atlantic preserve of barrens, bogs, balsam fir and beaches. Seals frolic on offshore islands, hiking paths wander past wildflowers and quartzite sands sing with every step.

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