Activities and experiences

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Discover deep traditions in harmony with nature. Indigenous petroglyphs illuminate thousands of years of Mi’kmaw heritage here. Paddle waterways and hike or bike woodland trails through rich ecosystems. Stay overnight in this Dark Sky Preserve.

At Kejimkujik Seaside, the Atlantic coast reveals its beauty with white sand beaches, turquoise water, and lagoons that provide nurseries for all sorts of sea life.

Partial fire ban in effect

A partial fire ban will be in effect throughout Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site (front and backcountry) beginning Thursday, May 16, until further notice.

⛔ No fires are permitted between 10 am and 7 pm. This also applies to charcoal BBQs (including the public ones at Merrymakedge Beach).

This fire ban includes ALL open fires, EXCEPT the following are allowed:

👍 portable gas-powered fire pits*
👍 gas-powered stoves and barbeques designed for cooking*
👍 gas-powered lanterns (enclosed flame)*
👍 fires in the woodstoves provided in the picnic shelters*

*provided they are under direct supervision and CSA-approved

Bridge at Jakes Landing

The Jakes Landing floating bridge will be in place in July 2024, providing trail connection between Jeremy’s Bay Campground and Jakes Landing to Merrymakedge and beyond.


Camping is available from mid-May to October. Reserve online.

Guided experiences

Get swept away on one of the many adventures Kejimkujik interpreters have prepared for you.

Explore the dark sky

Immerse yourself in science and history at the Dark-Sky Preserve.

A couple paddling into the sunset.

Equipment rentals

Equipment rentals are available from Whynot Adventure, the Keji Outfitters. Reservations in advance are recommended.

A man and a woman relax by the seaside.

Kejimkujik Seaside

Explore a distinct region of Kejimkujik and discover wild beauty on the Atlantic coast.

Things to do

Tours and programs

Participate in a wide range of tours and programs at Kejimkujik in July and August.

Guided experiences

A variety of guided experiences are offered daily in July and August.

Parks Canada Perfect Picnic

The Parks Canada Perfect Picnic is available from participating restaurants from July to October 31.

Family programs

Kid-approved, family-friendly programs.

School programs

Kejimkujik welcomes school groups of all ages during the spring and fall seasons.

Volunteer opportunities

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Breathe easier in Kejimkujik!


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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Nova Scotia.

A montage of the scenic views and various experiences available at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. The displayed experiences include: canoeing in Kejimkujik Lake, hiking and biking on forested trails, and families enjoying the oTENTik, rustic cabin, and Parks Canada Red Chairs.

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