• General accommodation information

    Operating season (nights):
    • May 18 to October 30, 2018
    Reservable period (nights):
    • May 18 to October 30, 2018
    Reservable percentage:
    • 100% reservable.
    Kiosk hours:
    • June 23 – August 27: 9 am to 9 pm.
    • Low Season: Inquire at the Visitor Centre (902-682-2772)
    After hours registration:
    • Inquire at the Visitor Centre (902-682-2772).
    Check in time:
    • Any time after 2 pm.
    • Visitors who would like to arrive at the campground earlier may enjoy the rest of the park while waiting for their oTENTik, yurt or cabin to become vacant (a valid national park entry pass is required).
    • Yurt, cabin and oTENTik users who are arriving after closing of the Visitor Centre should call ahead as both locations are locked and require a key for access.
    Check out time:
    • Before 11 am.
    Quiet hours:
    • 11 pm to 7 am.
    Minimum length of stay:
    • 1 night
    Maximum length of stay:
    • 21 nights
    Maximum persons per accommodation:
    • 4 people (exceptions may be possible for 2 adults with their dependent children to a maximum of 5 people).
    Maximum vehicles per accommodation:
    • 1 vehicle, if coming with a second, inform kiosk staff and they will direct visitor to alternate parking location for additional vehicle.
    Extra camping units allowed beside the accommodation:
    • No additional camping units are allowed.
    Cooking / Food preparation:
    • No food preparation, food or drink storage, or cooking is allowed inside the oTENTiks.
    • Animal attractants must be properly stored and never left out unattended on your campsite.
    Electricity available:
    • No electricity at the oTENTiks, yurt or cabins.
    Fire policy:
    • Firewood is sold by the bundle.
    • All sites have a fire pit.
    • Do not leave fires unattended.
    • Firewood is for sale at the Campground kiosk.
    • Don’t move firewood from one region to another. Buy and burn local firewood only to help control the spread of invasive species (i.e. Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle).
    Alcohol policy:
    • None.
    Pet policy:
    • oTENTiks that do not allow pets cost $100/night.
    • Pet-friendly oTENTiks cost $120/night.
    • Pets are allowed at the yurt and cabins.
    • Pets must be kept on a leash at all times and are prohibited on all public beaches other than Merrymakedge.
    Internet/Wi-Fi access:
    • The park is in a rural area, and therefore there is limited Wi-Fi access to campers near the shower building in Jeremy’s Bay and at the Visitor Centre. This service is provided by the Friends of Keji Cooperating Association.
    • Cell phone coverage varies based on service providers.

    Accommodation locations:

    • Jeremy’s Bay:
      • 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 hrs 15 min.
      • 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 45 minutes 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 hrs 30 min. and 1 hr 15 min.
      • 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 hr from Liverpool -OR- take Exit 13 (Bridgewater). The park/site 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 1 hr from Bridgewater
      • From highway # 8, the campground is located 7 km south from the park entrance and is 6 km from the Visitor Centre.

    • Jeremy’s Bay Campground geographic coordinates:
      • Latitude: 44.408
      • Longitude: -65.24118972167
      • Street Address: 1275 Jeremy's Bay Road

    Accommodation description:

    • oTENTiks:
      • Located in Jeremy’s Bay Campground, the oTENTik resembles a traditional prospector tent, but offers a more spacious and comfortable experience. The tent has a wooden frame with canvas covering and a wood laminate floor.
      • Furnished with 3 sleeping platforms (with 2 approximately queen sized mattresses and 1 double mattress), table and chairs. Picnic table and firepit on site. There is no plumbing or running water in the tents. Water taps and washrooms with showers nearby. No food cooking is permitted in the tents. Campers should bring bedding, flashlights, water jug, cooking equipment, and other items. Items can also be rented at Keji outfitters, located at Jake’s Landing.
    • Yurt and Rogers Cabin:
      • Located upriver from Jake’s Landing, the yurt and cabin are rustic ways to enjoy Kejimkujik. The yurt is built with canvass and wooden poles, and can be taken down and moved with relative ease. The cabin is entirely wooden, and is built based on designs used for hunting cabins in the early 1900s.
      • Both have a wood stove, table and chairs, a privy nearby, and a fire box. The yurt has one double futon, and two single bunk beds. The cabin has 4 queen sized sleeping platforms. There is no plumbing or running water on site. Water taps and washrooms nearby. No food cooking is permitted inside the structures. Campers should bring bedding, flashlights, water jug, cooking equipment, and other items. Items can also be rented at Keji Outfitters, located at Jake’s Landing.
    • Cabins at Jeremy’s Bay:
      • Located along the shore of Jim Charles Point, the cabins are entirely wooden, and are built based on designs used for hunting cabins in the early 1900s.
      • They have a wood stove, table and chairs, a privy nearby, and a fire box. The cabin has 4 queen sized sleeping platforms. There is no plumbing or running water on site. Water taps and washrooms nearby. No food cooking is permitted inside the structures. Campers should bring bedding, flashlights, water jug, cooking equipment, and other items. Items can also be rented at Keji Outfitters, located at Jake’s Landing.
  • Fees

    For information regarding camping fees for Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, please see our Fees page.

    Fees have changed for the oTENTics, cabins and yurt. OTENTiks cost $100/night and pet-friendly oTENTiks cost $120/night. The yurt and cabins cost $70/night.

  • If there is no vacancy for your dates

    • With 100% reservable sites, Kejimkujik has no extra sites when the park is full. It is recommended to check back as cancellations may create new availability.
    • However, the park does offer 4 overflow sites: they are in a parking lot – no fires are permitted. These sites cannot be reserved as they are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Require additional information?

    Reservation service:

    General park information:

    • Telehone: 1-888-773-8888
      • 8 am to 8 pm Eastern Time, April to September
      • 10 am to 6 pm Eastern Time, October to March
    • kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca

    For information and reservations specifically for backcountry camping:

    • Visitor Centre is open from Victoria Day weekend to Thanksgiving weekend. Hours of operation are:
      • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm from Victoria Day weekend to June 21.
      • 8:30 am – 8 pm from June 22 to Labour Day weekend.
      • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm from Labour Day weekend to Thanksgiving weekend.
    • 902-682-2772

    For information and reservations specifically for Group camping:

    • Located at Jim Charles Point – 8 km from the Visitor Centre. 6 people minimum – reservations required. Flush Toilets and pit toilets - Tenting only. Showers available at main campground - 2 km from Group Campground. Family groups welcomed.
    • 902-682-2772

    Terms and definitions

    Site-specific
    Guests select the specific campsite or accommodation when they make their reservation. All front-country camping reservations made through the Parks Canada Reservation Service (PCRS) are site-specific reservations.
    Operating Season (Nights)
    The "Operating Season" is the nights that the campground is open. Sometimes the campgrounds are open for longer than the period for which they accept reservations. Any dates of the "Operating Season" outside of the "Reservable Period" are dates that the campground operates on a first come, first served basis only.
    Reservable Period (Nights)
    The "Reservable Period" is the nights for which you can make a camping or accommodation reservation. Note that many campgrounds may be open longer than this period, and operate outside of these dates on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Kiosk
    The administration/entrance booth of a particular campground, this is where you "check-in" and register your arrival.
    Vehicle
    Car, truck, motorcycle, truck-camper, motorhome, or recreational vehicle. A motor home pulling another vehicle may count as two vehicles.
    Camping Unit
    Tent, tent-trailer, truck-camper, trailer, 5th wheel, motorhome or recreational vehicle.
    Serviced Site

    Refers to a campsite offering either electrical, water, and/or sewer hook-ups or any combination of these services directly on the campsite. Fully-serviced sites offer electrical, potable water, and sewer hook-ups. "Unserviced" sites do not offer any of these hook-ups.

    The terms "serviced" and "unserviced" refer to the individual campsites; they do not refer to the washroom facilities or other amenities available at the campground.

    Drive-through Site
    Campsite where the driver does not have to reverse their vehicle to exit (there is a separate entrance and exit to the individual campsite). Ideal for larger vehicles and trailers.
    Walk-in Site
    Campsite which requires some degree of walking to access the site, and therefore requires a tent. Vehicle will be parked a short distance away.
    Overflow Site
    Overflow campsites vary from park to park, and may range from a paved area to park a camping unit (not generally suitable for tents) to a more traditional, grassy site. They are unserviced and are not reservable.
    Accessible Site
    A campsite which is accessible to guests with limited mobility.
    Firepit

    A designated structure for campfires located on a campsite. Check availability, as not all campsites offer a fire pit. In some parks, a fire permit is required to have a fire.

    In some parks, only communal firepits are available, and access is shared with other guests.

    Fire permit
    In some campgrounds, guests will require a valid fire permit to have a campfire. A fire permit may include firewood. Please refer to the ‘Fire policy’ section of the QRT for individual campground policies.
    Firewood
    In some campgrounds firewood is sold by the bundle, whereas in others a fire permit may give the holder access to the campground wood pile. Please refer to the ‘Fire policy’ section of the QRT for individual campground policies.
    First-come, First-served Site
    Campsites that are available on a first come, first served basis only. These sites are only available to guests who are physically located at the campground. These sites cannot be registered over the telephone or on-line. These campsites may be available for only 1 night or for multiple nights depending on availability.
    Shoulder Season
    Shoulder season refers to the season before and after the peak season. While many campgrounds remain open outside of their peak season, the services offered during this period may be limited (please check with the park for more details).
    Entrance Pass
    A valid National Park Entrance Pass is required for all visitors to National Parks that have entry fees.
    Daily Entrance Pass
    A daily entrance pass permits visitor’s unlimited entry to the specified park on a per day basis for the period of time indicated.
    Annual/Seasonal Entrance Pass
    An annual or seasonal entrance pass permits visitor’s unlimited entry to the specified park for the period of time indicated.
    Parks Canada Discovery Pass
    The Parks Canada Discovery Pass permits visitors unlimited entry to the participating Parks Canada national parks and national historic sites across Canada, for a period of 12 months.