|Record #: MCC0003||Last Modified: 11 Jun 2019||Last Full Update: 21 Jul 2017|
|Where To Find Us||
Amherst Shore Provincial Park
6596 Highway NS-366
Northport, NS B0L 1E0
|Areas Served||Atlantic Canada|
|Phone||Amherst Shore Provincial Park Office: 902-661-6002
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division: 902-662-3030
|Description & Services|
|Information||This provincial park offers 42 wooded, un-serviced camp sites, and 4 pullthrough sites. Amenities include showers, flush toilets, disposal station, fire grills, wood, ice, and a playground. Leashed pets are allowed.
There is a 4 km loop trail with few markings through a forest of aspen, hemlock, birch and spruce trees to the Amherst Shore red sand beach and sandstone cliffs. Permitted uses of the trail are walking, hiking and cross country skiing. The trail is not wheelchair assisted or wheelchair accessible.
There is an unsupervised beach with warm salt water.
|Dates||Accessible year round; operating season is from mid June to mid October.|
|Categories - General||Beaches ; Campgrounds ; Cross Country Ski Trails ; Geocaching ; Hiking Trails ; Playgrounds ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Snowshoe Trails|
|Tags||Active Living ; Beaches ; Campground ; Cross Country Skiing ; Fall Fun ; Fundy Connect ; HALIFAX ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Outdoor Recreation ; Park ; Playground ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Swimming ; Tourism ; Trails ; Walking|