Amherst Shore

2015 Season - June 12 – Oct 12

Park Info: On the shore of the Northumberland Strait, Amherst Shore Provincial Park offers an attractive mixed woodland setting for camping. Walking on trails, swimming or beachcombing are enjoyable pastimes at the park. This park, like others along this coast, offers some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas.

Facilities and Services
The park offers a 42-site woodland campground, showers/comfort station, and a walking trail leading to the unsupervised beach area.

WiFi is available at the admin building and surrounding area. Password required, please see the park receptionist.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2015. See Reservations for details and conditions.

Nearby Attractions

  • Cumberland County Museum (36 km)

Tidnish Bridge
  • Tidnish Information & Interpretive Centre (13 km)

  • Wild Blueberry & Maple Centre (45 km)

  • Thinkers Lodge National Historic Site (27 km)

New Brunswick Border (13 km)

For more information on these and other attractions, please consult the or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.

How to Find Us
Amherst Shore Provincial Park is located on Route 366, the Sunrise Trail, 36 km (22 mi.) east of Amherst and 26 km (16 mi.) west of Pugwash. Our civic address is: 6596 Highway #366.

Amherst Shore

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