To align with reopening plans made by the Province of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, St. Peters Canal National Historic Site, Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, and Kejimkujik National Park Seaside launched select visitor services, including most camping, on June 2, 2021.

The following services and facilities opened to visitors on June 2, 2021:

  • All campgrounds including front and back country except Ingonish Beach and Corney Brook;
  • Roofed accommodations, including oTENTiks, Ôasis, rustic cabins and yurts; and,
  • National park entrance gate kiosks (visitor reception centres will not be open at this time).
  • Campgrounds at Ingonish Beach opened on June 5, 2021 and Corney Brook will open on June 16, 2021.

Due to provincial restrictions still in place, Fortress of Louisbourg, Alexander Graham Bell, Halifax Citadel, Grand-Pré, Fort Anne and Port-Royal National Historic Sites remain closed. Access and services at these sites will continue to focus on limited day use of trails and other outdoor settings. Green spaces and select washrooms at some locations will remain open.

Visitors are reminded to follow all travel restrictions in place in Nova Scotia. All reservations canceled due to travel restrictions will be reimbursed in full. The Parks Canada Reservation Service is programmed to automatically charge a cancellation fee. This fee will be reimbursed where cancellations arise from public health direction or restrictions., Refunds may take more time than usual to process given high transaction volumes at this time. Campers should allow a couple weeks to receive their refund.

Parks Canada is asking visitors to be cautious and conservative in their choice of activities and to stay within the bounds of personal knowledge and skill level when visiting a Parks Canada administered place.

The health and safety of visitors and employees are of utmost importance to Parks Canada and the Agency is following the advice, guidance, and requirements of public health authorities and experts in its operations and continues to make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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