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Tent beside the lake lit up at night at Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park

Campgrounds Can Reopen as of June 5 Following Public Health Protocols

Friday, May 29, 2020

The Province of Nova Scotia has announced private campgrounds can open for all types of campers as of June 5. They can only operate at 50 per cent capacity and must ensure public health protocols are followed, including social distancing and adequate distance between campsites.

See the approved guidelines for private campgrounds.

The province has also developed an online resource to help businesses planning to reopen or expand services: .

Provincial Park Campgrounds

Provincial campgrounds will open Monday, June 15, at a reduced capacity to ensure adequate distance between campsites. Campsite reservations will open over four days starting Monday, June 8. Provincial campgrounds will only be open to Nova Scotians. Reservations must be made prior to arrival, and only registered campers will be permitted to enter the campgrounds.

Further information is available on the Nova Scotia Provincial Parks website: