2013 Season - May 17 to Sept. 2
Park Info: Rising majestically from the shores of the Minas Basin, Blomidon Provincial Park is renowned for its spectacular views. Blomidon's 759 ha (1,875 acres) include 180 m (600 ft.) high cliffs, a variety of habitats, striking natural features, abundant wildlife -- and the world's highest tides wash its shores. These natural attractions provide excellent opportunities for camping, hiking, beachcombing, photography or just appreciating nature.
WiFi is available at the admin building and surrounding area. Password required, please see the park receptionist.
To learn more about Blomidon Provincial Park, watch this Bay of Fundy Travel Show feature video.
Facilities and Services
Blomidon offers a 70-site campground with both woodland and open sites, two picnic areas, an unsupervised beach near the park entrance, and hiking trails. A group campsite, with kitchen shelter and fire grills, is available by reservation only.
Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2013. See Reservations for details and conditions.
June 1, 2013
Join Naturalist Jim Wolford for an interpretive walk on the Jodrey Trail to a seasonal pond that contains the rare and beautiful fairy shrimp. Other pond life, spring flowers, and birds will also be seen or heard. A look off toward Five Islands Provincial Park, across the Minas Basin, will be visited. This very easy nature walk is suitable for all ages who are capable of the distance (approximately 2 km). Dress for weather conditions and wear rubber bottomed footwear (recommended). Bring water, snacks, sunscreen and insect repellent. Binoculars, cameras, magnifying glasses, and field guides are also recommended, if you have them. Visitors to the park will meet at the park office at 10 AM, those who are camping at the park may meet at the trails map located at the entrance to the wooded camping sites at 10:10 AM. Sponsored by the Blomidon Naturalists Society. Contact Jim at (902) 542-9204. This event will be held rain or shine.
July 20, 2013
Meet Smokey Bear and Nova Scotia forest fire fighters. Get a look at a forest fire truck and all the fire equipment that is used to keep Smokey and his wildlife friends’ safe in their forest homes. Meet at the interpretive building. Dress for weather conditions. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, water and snacks. Sponsored by the NS Department of Natural Resources. Contact Cory at (902) 679-6097 or email email@example.com.
November 2, 2013
Join the Chebucto Hiking Club for a moderate 13 km hike at Blomidon Provincial Park. This hike is suitable for all ages and is rated 4C – a good deal of significant hill climbing and a significant part of the walk takes place on somewhat difficult terrain (rocky, rooted paths). We will meet at the Blomidon Provincial Park lower parking lot. Take Exit 11 off Hwy 101, follow Route 358 to Canning and Blomidon Park. Dress for weather conditions and wear hiking shoes or boots. Please bring water, snacks, and a lunch. Contact Blain at (902) 405-6365, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.chc.chebucto.org.
November 16, 2013
Join the Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club and follow forest trails along the bluff to view the Cumberland Shore across the Minas Basin of the Bay of Fundy. 10 and 13 km guided hikes available. Dress for weather conditions and wear sturdy hiking boots or shoes. Bring sunscreen, snacks and water. Please note the fee is $2.00 for members, free for new walkers. Meet at the lower parking lot, Blomidon Provincial Park. Contact Bert Currie at (902) 765-4051.
The Look-off (12 km)
• Blomidon Look-off Provincial Park
Scots Bay (20 km)
• Cape Slipt Hiking Trail
Starrs Point (23 km)
• Prescott House Museum
Wolfville (29 km)
• Atlantic Theatre Festival
• Randall House Historical Museum
• Robie Tufts Nature Centre
• Acadia Univ. Botanical Gardens
Grand Pre (35 km)
• Grand-Pre National Historic Site
For more information on these and other attractions, please consult the NovaScotia.com or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.
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64°21' 7.40" W
45°15' 21.13" N