Parks Canada in Nova Scotia

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Parks Canada National Parks and National Historic Sites in Nova Scotia

Map of National Parks and National Historic Sites in Nova Scotia

A couple having a picnic in the gardens

Parks Canada Perfect Picnic!

A Parks Canada Perfect Picnic spot


Planning a day trip? Pre-order a Perfect Picnic lunch from participating local suppliers. The Parks Canada Perfect Picnic is available from July to October.

Cliff-side campground with a view of the sea.

New this year!

Cape Breton Highlands National Park — Mkwesaqtuk/Cap-Rouge Campground 

Fortress Halifax – A City Shaped by Conflict

Immerse yourself in the largest and newest exhibit at the Halifax Citadel.

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
Campers at a campfire next to the sea.
Mkwesaqtuk/Cap-Rouge Campground

Visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park’s newest campground! This cliff-side retreat is the perfect spot to launch your adventure, where the mountains meet the sea.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Visitors on a guided tour inside a stone building holding lanterns.

Featured programs

Ghost tour at the Halifax Citadel

Make the most of your visit with a unique enhanced program. From cultural to culinary programs, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Additional fees may apply.

A couple setting up a tent with an ocean view.

Camping and accomodations

Tent camping with an ocean view at Cape Breton


The best way to experience Parks Canada is to stay overnight! We have an accommodation option to suit every taste and comfort level.


1-877-RESERVE (1-877-737-3783)

Outside of North America: 519-826-5391

Parks Canada red chairs and a lakeside view at sunset.

Find your red chair moment!

Red chairs at Kejimkujik National Park Seaside


The red chairs are for you to discover. While some chairs are easy to find, others require more of an adventure.

See the list of red chair locations across Canada

Discovery Pass: access to multiple locations

Save time at the gate. An annual Parks Canada Discovery Pass covers admission to more than 80 destinations for 12 months.

Buy your Discovery Pass

More information

Tourism Nova Scotia


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