2013 Season - May 17 - Oct. 14
Park Info:Whether you want to swim, search for sea shells, or just spend the day relaxing in the sun, Rissers Beach Provincial Park offers every kind of recreational opportunity available at the seaside.
Some of the features of the park include a kilometre long white sand beach and Interpretation Centre and boardwalk along an inland marsh.
Facilities and Services
The park offers two campgrounds with a total of 97 sites, picnic areas, and a large supervised beach. There is a canteen and change house with showers adjacent to the beach. Both campgrounds have water outlets and trailer dump stations. The North Rissers campground, while not on the ocean, offers washrooms with showers and a playground.
Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2013. See Reservations for details and conditions.
July 20, 2013
Make it a beach day and bring your bathing suit, buckets and shovels! Create a sand sculpture with your friends or family for the sand castle competition. Fun to watch, but more fun to participate. Categories include 7 and under, 8-12, teens, adults, and family. New this year, create your own cardboard boat to race in the water. Participate in water activities and beach games. Register with Recreation Department staff on-site at the beach. Sponsored by the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg. Contact Janice at (902) 527-6717, (902) 541-1335, email email@example.com, or visit our website at www.modl.ca. Rain date: Sunday, July 21 from 11 AM to 4 PM.
August 3, 2013
Youth enrolled in Lifesaving Society Junior Lifeguard programs throughout Nova Scotia compete in a variety of swimming, running, and rescue craft events. Pre-registration is required. Sponsored by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service. Information will be available at www.nsls.ns.ca. Contact the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service at (902) 477-6155 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridgewater (30 km)
• DesBrisay Museum
• Wile Carding Mill
Liverpool (50 km)
• Hank Snow Country Music Centre
• Perkins House Museum
Lunenburg (50 km)
• Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
For more information on these and other attractions, please consult the NovaScotia.com or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.
Located on Route 331, near Petite Rivière., it is 15 km ( 9 mi.) south of Hwy 103, Exit 15 The park is 26 km ( 16 mi.) south of Bridgewater. Our civic address is: 5366 Hwy 331, Petite Riviere.
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64°25' 26.11" W
44°13' 56.63" N