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Temporary closure of Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site and Kejimkujik Seaside due to Hurricane Dorian
In anticipation of severe weather from Hurricane Dorian, Parks Canada advises visitors of the temporary closure of Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site and Kejimkujik Seaside beginning Friday, September 6 at 7 pm until further notice. Parks Canada is carefully monitoring the situation and the closure will be re-assessed as appropriate. Read more
Important Kejimkujik updates
Changes to firewood regulations
Help us protect our forests from invasive species! Kejimkujik introduced a firewood importation ban in 2018.
Jeremy’s Bay Campground improvements planned for 2020
Parks Canada is currently undertaking an unprecedented $3 billion infrastructure investment program to national historic sites, national parks and national marine conservation areas. As part of this program, the park will undergo a major project that consists of replacing the washrooms and utilities in Jeremy’s Bay Campground.
To undertake a project of this magnitude efficiently and safely means that Jeremy’s Bay Campground will be closed for the 2020 season. All day-use area facilities and backcountry activities and facilities will remain open for experiencing Kejimkujik during the closure of the campground.
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic SiteKejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is located in the South Shore Region of Nova Scotia. Plan to spend a full day or several days here.
Kejimkujik is the only national park to also be designated a national historic site, and the only inland national park in Atlantic Canada. Listen to the tale of the Mi’kmaq, carved in stone and shared through stories and legends. Reconnect with nature – Kejimkujik’s backcountry feels like a world away, yet is so easily accessible.
Kejimkujik SeasideKejimkujik Seaside is 180 kilometres from Halifax and 99 kilometres southeast of Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. Plan to spend a half- or full-day at Kejimkujik Seaside.
An authentic Atlantic experience awaits you at Kejimkujik Seaside. You can hike through a labyrinth of dense shrubs on your way to the coast. Gradually, the horizon opens up to an expansive view of the Atlantic shoreline with headlands, islands, and bays. Saint Catherines River Beach, a shining crescent of sand, will enchant you with its turquoise waters.
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
3005 Kejimkujik Main Parkway,
Maitland Bridge, NS B0T 1B0, Canada
How to get here
1188 St Catherines River Rd
Port Joli, NS B0T 1S0, Canada
2019 camping reservations open January 21, 2019 at 8:00 am AST.
Reserve online via the Parks Canada Reservation Service or call 1-877-737-3783.
Hours of operation
Kejimkujik National Park is open for you to enjoy with most facilities open from mid-May to October 31 every year. Full services are available in July and August. Limited services are available in May and June and again in September and October. Select services are available from November to April. For more information: Hours of operation.
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.
Free admission for youth in 2019. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list