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
Kejimkujik is open year-round. Hours, programs, facilities, and services change with the seasons. Full services are available in July and August.
Phone
902-682-2772

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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.

 

Notes from "Culinary Delights – Historic Places Days 2024"

Travel down the Mersey River and soak up all the natural and cultural treasures the park has to offer. Led by your guide, you’ll trip will include a tasty treat and a cup of Mersey Tea on this amazing evening adventure.

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.

Events At This Place

15th Annual Kejimkujik Dark-Sky Weekend!

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

2 - 4 August, 2024 | All Day

Kejimkuijik LoonWatch

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

11 August, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Birch Bark Canoe Launch

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

7 September, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Keji Multisport Festival 2024

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

8 September, 2024 | 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Thanksgiving weekend events at Kejimkujik

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

11 - 13 October, 2024 | All Day

Location

3005 Kejimkujik Main Parkway, Maitland Bridge, NS B0T 1B0, Canada
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Following "Culinary Delights – Historic Places Days 2024"

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Are you planning on doing some exploring this Historic Places Day? Make sure to take advantage of what Parks Canada has to offer at the following places! These “Culinary Delights” will add an extra dimension to your visit. Whether it’s simple fare like Bannock, or something more extravagant like French pastries, you’ll find something for everyone. And remember, wherever you visit, the tasty experience is always linked to the history of the site. Please note, some programming is at an additional cost to regular admission.

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