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Provincial Campsite Bookings Begin in April
Now is the time to start planning your summer camping adventure as reservations for Nova Scotia’s provincial parks 2021 camping season open April 6, 7 and 8.
“Each year, more than a million visitors enjoy activities like swimming, camping, paddling, nature exploration and hiking at Nova Scotia’s provincial parks and beaches,” said Lands and Forestry Minister Chuck Porter. “We will continue to follow public health guidelines so everyone can enjoy camping in our province.”
Most camping and day-use parks are scheduled to open Victoria Day weekend starting May 21, with others opening in June. All public health guidelines will be followed.
A schedule of which campgrounds open their reservations and at what time is posted on the Nova Scotia Provincial Parks website.
A new provincial parks website and upgraded reservation service will make it easier to find and book a campsite this year.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, public health restrictions may change the start time of reservations, park openings and services offered. For up-to-date information, go to http://parks.novascotia.ca/ .
— all campers will have to reserve their campsites in advance
— starting in late March, campers can view the upgraded reservation system; they must create a new account in advance of making a reservation
— only registered campers can enter provincial campgrounds
— there are 20 camping parks and more than 130 day-use and beach parks in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Provincial Parks website: http://parks.novascotia.ca/
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