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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada

Hours of Operation

*Important information on current conditions * - Updated April 15

Please note that the main road has now been cleared up to the Meadow Beach parking lot, but driving conditions may still be rough due to ice patches on the road. Fishing is now possible on the Mersey River, but lake surfaces remain covered in thin ice. Campsites are only accessible by snowshoe or ski. Regular updates will follow as conditions change. See Spring Access for more information on reservations and available sites for spring camping.

During the winter season 2014-15, visitors to Kejimkujik will have day-use access to the park/site at their own risk. Visitor facilities and services will be unavailable at this time; however, park/site access will be available as follows:

  • Access to the main park/site road is weather-dependant as there will be no winter maintenance. The main park/site road will generally be ploughed to the Visitor Centre, Monday to Friday.
  • Limited camping will be available until the camping season closes November 1, at which time Jeremy's Bay Campground and Jim Charles Point Group Campground and backcountry campsites will be closed. Camping within park boundaries is not permitted during this time.
  • The gates on the Eel Weir Road (at Grafton Lake) and on Big Dam Road will be locked in the fall and reopened in the spring, as conditions permit (the annual closure of Eel Weir Road is weather-dependant).
  • Available for day-use only: all picnic shelters and some backcountry cabins (including Mason's cabin and Wil-Bo-Wil cabin). Only local firewood that is purchased in the surrounding area is permitted (firewood is only considered local if purchased along Hwy. #8).

Visitors are responsible for their own safety. Visitors should be aware of changeable weather conditions and winter hazards, and have adequate information and equipment to ensure a safe visit.

Jeremys Bay Campground, Jim Charles Point Group Campground and Backcountry Camping

November 1, 2014 to May 14, 2015: closed

May 15 to October 12, 2015: open

Visitor Reception Centre

From November 1, 2014 to May 14, 2015: closed

From May 15 to June 25, 2015:
Monday through Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30 - 8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 - 6:00pm

From June 26 to September 7, 2015:
Daily: 8:30am - 8:00pm

From September 8 through October 12, 2015:
Monday through Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am to 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 to 6:00pm