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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Join us for special events and activities at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site and Kejimkujik National Park Seaside, located in Nova Scotia. Plan your visit today! For more information, please call 902-682-2772 or email kejimkujik@pc.gc.ca.

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  • 15th Annual Kejimkujik Dark-Sky Weekend!

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Camping and accommodation
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission

    15th Annual Dark-Sky Weekend

    August 2 to August 4

    Head to Nova Scotia’s only Dark-Sky Preserve for a weekend of dark-sky delights.

    Search Kejimkujik’s spectacular night skies for planets, galaxies, constellations, meteors, and more.

    Whether you are new to stargazing or a seasoned observer, there will be stories and discoveries for all ages!

    Presented in partnership with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC).

    Did you know it takes 20 to 30 minutes for the human eye to adapt to the dark? To protect your night vision and that of other visitors, please use only a red light when joining us for night programs. 

  • Kejimkuijik LoonWatch

    Nature
    Time: 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    August 11, 2024 (Rain date: August 18, 2024)

    Teams of LoonWatchers will canoe assigned lakes to provide a simultaneous survey of loon presence and reproductive activity. Lakes are surveyed from 12 noon until 3 pm. LoonWatch observation forms will be collected at the Visitor Centre following the survey.

    A canoe and associated equipment must be supplied by the volunteers. There are opportunities to rent equipment from Jake’s Landing canoe rental (902-682-2282).

    How do I sign up?

    Email: benevolekeji-kejivolunteer@pc.gc.ca

    We will ensure that you have a canoe partner if you are coming alone.

    In case of inclement weather

    High winds and/or extremely rainy days represent a safety hazard and can affect loon visibility. In case of inclement weather, LoonWatch will generally take place on the following Sunday.

  • Birch Bark Canoe Launch

    Culture and entertainment
    Todd Labrador
    Time: 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission

    Saturday, September 7, at 10 am

    Birch Bark Canoe Launch

    Join Mi’kmaq artisan, Todd Labrador, his family, and the Kejimkujik team, as they launch the birch bark canoe built this summer at the Birch bark canoe Shop, Merrymakedge (P4).

  • Keji Multisport Festival 2024

    Sports and recreation
    A woman jumping with excitement.
    Time: 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Keji Multisport Festival 2024

    Sunday, September 8

    Make 2024 your year to get in on the fun. Athletes of all abilities are encouraged to embrace the challenge with a sense of adventure and fun.

    Whether you choose to participate or to cheer on the racers, there will be something for everyone!

  • Thanksgiving weekend events at Kejimkujik

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Sports and recreation
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Cost: Free with admission

    Thanksgiving weekend

    October 11 to October 13, 2024

    Soak up the brilliant colours of fall and enjoy what has become one of Kejimkujik’s most popular weekends of the year!

    Enjoy the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest and take the plunge at the annual Cold Turkey Swim.

    It’s the perfect weekend to spend with friends and family.

  • Beach Habitat Cleanup at Kejimkujik Seaside

    Nature
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Beach Habitat Cleanup at Kejimkujik Seaside

    Get involved with a beach habitat cleanup at Kejimkujik Seaside, in partnership with Scotian Shores.

    Help keep our shoreline clean! Gather shoreline garbage and leave behind a more natural landscape and healthier habitat.

    Beach restrictions

    Please respect the beach restrictions during Piping plover nesting. Check the important bulletins for beach closure updates.

    Get Involved!

    Email: benevolekeji-kejivolunteer@pc.gc.ca

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