Plan your visit

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Kejimkujik has two locations in the South Shore region of Nova Scotia: inland and seaside. They are 1-hour apart, and a 2-hour drive from Halifax and the airport.

Kejimkujik is open year-round; services vary. Plan to spend a full day or several days at the inland park hiking, biking, and paddling. Camping is available from May to October. Admission is charged.

Kejimkujik Seaside is a day-use park. Admission is free.  Camping is available nearby at Thomas Raddall Provincial Park. Plan to spend a half or full-day exploring the trails and beach.

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.

Services and information

Hours of operation

Open year-round. Full services from July to August. Camping from May to October.

Shop and reserve

Make reservations. Shop for passes and permits, souvenirs, and official Parks Canada merchandise.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Types of accomodations: camping, roofed, backcountry, serviced, unserviced, group, reservations, equipment rentals.

Fees

Visitor fees, passes, programs, film and photography permits. Free admission for youth.

Passes and permits

Seasonal and annual admission passes. Fishing, film and photography permits.

Facilities and services

Facilities and services, parking, washrooms, accessibility, rentals.

Equipment rentals

Equipment rentals from Whynot Adventure, The Keji Outfitters.

Improvements and infrastructure

Work is ongoing to protect resources and make visitor infrastructure improvements at Kejimkujik.

Weather

Seasonal and local weather, and trends.

Local guides and outfitters

Guided tours and guided camping experiences with Whynot Adventure, The Keji Outfitters.

Local attractions and tourism

Local accommodations and services in nearby communities.

Travel trade

Discover what Parks Canada has to offer.

Google Street View

Check out the campground using Google Street View (from May 2013).

Kejimkujik National Park Seaside

An authentic Atlantic experience awaits you at Kejimkujik National Park Seaside, Nova Scotia, Canada.

How to get here

How to get here

Location

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
3005 Kejimkujik Main Parkway,
Maitland Bridge, NS B0T 1B0, Canada

Kejimkujik Seaside
1188 Saint Catherines River Road
Port Joli, NS B0T 1S0, Canada

Phone
902-682-2772 (Mid-May to October)

Email
kejimkujik@pc.gc.ca

Directions

By plane
Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is the largest and most central international airport in the province. Kejimkujik is 197 km from the airport.

By ferry
Ferries service southwestern Nova Scotia at Digby and Yarmouth.

By train
Passenger train service in Nova Scotia comes to Halifax, which is 174 km from Kejimkujik.

How to get to Kejimkujik

GPS coordinates: N 44.43829 W 65.20860

By car from:
Halifax (Distance: 167 km)
Annapolis Valley (Distance: 60 km)
Yarmouth (Distance: 190 km) or Digby (Distance: 86 km)
The South Shore (Distance: 80 km)

How to get to Kejimkujik Seaside

GPS coordinates: N 43.837904 W 64.856189

By car from:
Halifax (Distance: 180 km)
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site (Distance: 99 km)
Digby (Distance: 183 km)
Yarmouth (Distance: 173 km)

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