Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site - Historic Places Days

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Nova Scotia
Type
Park/Landscape
Address
3005 Kejimkujik Main Parkway, Maitland Bridge, NS B0T 1B0, Canada
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Hours
Open year-round. Full services from July to August. Camping from May to October.
Phone
902-682-2772

Kejimkujik is located in Southwest Nova Scotia. Paddle, hike, bike, camp, and connect with nature and Mi’kmaw culture. Explore Mi’kmaw petroglyphs, traditional encampment areas, and canoe routes dating back thousands of years. Experience the night sky in Nova Scotia’s only Dark-Sky Preserve.

Visitors will enjoy 6.3 km of twists and turns with optional mountain bike features on the new multi-use Ukme’k Trail, crossing the new Mill Falls bridge and the inclusive rainbow crosswalk.

 

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms

Fun Facts

  • Kejimkujik is the only national heritage location with both national park and national historic site designations, a reflection of its natural beauty and indigenous heritage.
  • Most paddling routes in Kejimkujik connect via portage, ideal for extended canoe trips.
  • More than 80 percent of Kejimkujik is trail-or-boat-access wilderness.
  • Whynot Adventure – the Keji Outfitters offers equipment rentals and guiding services.
  • Kejimkujik Seaside National Park, on the Atlantic coast, offers a wild and isolated stretch of coastline with white sand and turquoise water. The newly revitalized Port Joli Head Trail is now open following extensive trail work.

Location

3005 Kejimkujik Main Parkway, Maitland Bridge, NS B0T 1B0, Canada
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