South Shore and Annapolis Valley Sights


Kejimkujik National Park

Kejimkujik National Park Review

You'll have to veer inland to see this 381-square-km (147-square-mile) national park, which is about halfway between the Atlantic and Fundy coasts. The Mi'Kmaq used these gentle waterways for thousands of years, a fact made plain by the ancient petroglyphs carved into rocks along the shore. You can explore "Keji" on your own or take a guided interpretive hike—perhaps spying beavers, owls, loons, white-tailed deer, and other wildlife along the way. Guided paddles and childrens' programs are also available in summer, and leaf peepers can see the deciduous forests blaze with color in autumn. Designated a Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, the park conducts nighttime programs for stargazers.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Kejimkujik Main Pkwy., off Hwy. 8, Maitland Bridge, NS, B0T 1B0
  • Phone: 902/682–2772
  • Cost: C$5.80
  • Hours: Visitor Reception Centre late June–early Sept., daily 8:30–8; mid-May–mid-June and early-Sept.–Oct., Mon.–Thurs. 8:30–4:30, Fri. 8:30–6, and Sat. 8:30–5
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  • Location: Kejimkujik National Park and Historic Site
Updated: 01-21-2014

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