Canadian Gov’t Unveils Name of New Cape Breton Highlands National Park Campground

The Canadian government unveiled the name of a new campground in Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Nova Scotia). In this photo, from left to right: Kelly Deveaux, A/Superintendent, Cape Breton Highlands National Park; Blair Pardy, Field Unit Superintendent, Parks Canada’s Cape Breton Field Unit; Chief Wilbert Marshall, Lead, Culture, Heritage & Archaeology Portfolios for the […]

Cape Breton Campgrounds Prepare for Another Busy Season

As per a report, Cape Breton (Nova Scotia, Canada) campgrounds and other outdoor recreation sites are gearing up for another busy season.   Susan Dunphy, co-owner of Hide Away Campground in Dingwall, and her husband Alex said they see solid levels of interest in campsite bookings. “Oh yeah, our bookings are up this year over the […]

Nova Scotia Parks Anticipate Another Wave of Visitors

In 2021, campers flocked to national and provincial parks in Nova Scotia (Canada), and more are anticipated this year. According to a report, in 2021, 91,000 overnight reservations were reported in 20 provincial parks as COVID-19 restrictions were relaxed during the summer camping season. Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site have also seen thousands […]

Nova Scotia Parks’ Summer Camping Reservations to Open First Week of April

Planning a summer camping trip in Nova Scotia‘s (Canada) stunning beaches, green forests, and rolling valleys? Mark your calendars as the online reservations for this year’s camping season will open on April 5. According to a report, as Nova Scotia lifted most COVID-19 restrictions, including mask mandates, outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to plan their summer […]

Nova Scotia Campgrounds Thrive as Less Border Restrictions Allows More Tourists

ALBERT BRIDGE (N.S.) The campgrounds of Nova Scotia are suddenly hustling and bustling as more relaxed border restrictions allow more tourists to book and arrive in campsites. August long weekend served as a benchmark for industry performance now that things are more open. Darrell Bernard, co-owner of Kluskap Ridge Campground, Englishtown in Nova Scotia expresses […]

2 Distinctions for Nova Scotia National Park

Kejimkujik National Park has the distinction of being both a National Park and a National Historic Site. This designation recognizes the area’s rich Mi’kmaw heritage, as well as its natural wilderness beauty. Additionally, the Park is located in and gives access to the UNESCO Southwest Nova Biosphere Reservoir. Kejimkujik (pronounced “Ked-gee”) is Canada’s top paddling […]

Survey Says Camping Business in Nova Scotia “Booming” as Borders Open

The summer business boom is just beginning for tourism operators as the U.S.-Canada border opens Aug. 9, a report said.  According to the report, the Journal visited several Guysborough County campgrounds last week in order to assess how the season was developing with the opening of the Nova Scotia border to Canada. The popular spot […]

Catalytic Converters Stolen From Canada RV Dealership

The Lunenburg District Royal Canadian Mounted Police is investigating recent thefts of catalytic converters. RCMP received notification from Cookville on August 10th, at 9:45 AM about three stolen catalytic converters from three RVs at a dealership. According to police, the theft occurred between the night of August 8th through the morning of Aug. 10th. Each […]

Marina Park Project In Nova Scotia Well Underway

The Salsman Marina Park project in Country Harbour is in full swing. The 12-berth marina will be open to guests this fall and will become an additional attraction in Country Harbour, a report said. According to the report, Warden Vernon Pitts, Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG), stated that the marina was the perfect […]

Work On 12-Site Nova Scotia Tent Park Continues

The Medway Community Forest Cooperative in Nova Scotia is advancing work on a campground located on lands it manages, a report said. Late last year, plans for a 12-site camping area near Stave Lake, Annapolis County, were revealed. A Request for Proposals was issued in March. The campground is situated near the Tobeatic Wilderness Area, […]