Five Islands

2015 Season - June 12 – Oct 12

Visitor Notices: We have closed sites 1 to 44 and 85 to 87 for the 2015 season to make improvements to the park. We apologize for any inconvenience the closure may have caused you. However, the park redevelopment will improve your camping stay when completed.

Park Info: Rising majestically from the shores of the Bay of Fundy, Five Islands Provincial Park is one of Nova Scotia's premiere outdoor destinations. The park features 90 metre (300 ft.) sea cliffs overlooking the world's highest tides, a spectacular setting for camping or any of the many opportunities that abound for hiking, beachcombing, rock collecting and clam digging.

Five IslandsThe park offers a 87-site campground two picnic areas,an unsupervised beach, playground and comfort station facility.

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

Nearby Attractions

Economy (10 km)
  • Cobequid Interpretive Center

Parrsboro (23 km)
  • Fundy Geological Museum
  • Ottawa House Museum
  • The Ship's Company Theatre


Joggins (65 km)
  • UNESCO World HeritageSite Fossil Cliffs Museum

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

How to Find Us

The park is located just 32 km (20 mi) east of Parrsboro and 57 km (35 mi) west of Truro, on Route 2, "The Glooscap Trail". Route 2 is linked to Highway 104 at Exit 4 in Amherst, Exit 5 near Springhill, and Exit 11 at Glenholme. Our civic address is: 618 Bentley Branch Road, Hwy 2, Five Islands.

Five Islands

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Click here for trail map


GPS Coordinates

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64°1' 16.99" W

45°24' 27.97" N