Rissers Beach

2014 Season - May 16 - Oct. 13

Visitor Notices: Sites 76-92 and walk-in sites 700-705 are now open for reservations from August 1 - October 13. Reserve your electric and water sites now.

Park Info:Whether you want to swim, Rissers Beachsearch 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.


Programs and Events

July-26-14
10 AM - 5 PM
Nova Scotia Junior Lifeguard Championship

Youth enrolled in Lifeaving Society Junior Lifeguard programs throughout Nova Scotia compete in a variety of swimming, running, and rescue craft events.  Pre-registration is required and a registration fee of $20.  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 Julian at (902) 477-6168. 


 

July-26-14
11 AM - 5 PM
Lifesaving Sport Series Round # 2

The Nova Scotia Lifesaving Sport League is Canada's first lifesaving competition series.  Individuals will compete in swimming, running and surf craft rescue for certified lifesavers through the province.  Pre-registration is required and a registration fee of $15.  Sponsored by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service.  To pre-register contact Julian at (902) 477-6168 or (902) 477-6203 or visit www.nsls.ns.ca.


 

Nearby Attractions

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.

How to Find Us

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.

Rissers Beach

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GPS Coordinates

X utm:
386284.71792

Y utm:
4898671.00867

 

Longitude:
64°25' 26.11" W

Latitude:
44°13' 56.63" N

Brochure

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