The Islands

2015 Season - June 12 – Oct 12

Park Info: Just across the harbour from the historic town of Shelburne, The Islands Provincial Park offers a restful stop on your trip around the South Shore. Bounded by Shelburne Harbour, it offers visitors a maritime camping experience. Shelburne's many museums, shops, and picturesque charm continue to attract thousands of international visitors each year.

Facilities and Services
The Islands offers a 70-site campground, water outlets, two picnic areas, an unsupervised beach, boat launch, and trailer dump station.

WiFi is available at the registration kiosk and surrounding area.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2015. See our Registration Flyer (PDF) for details and conditions.

Nearby Attractions

Shelburne (3 km)
  • Museum & Roseway River Trail

Birchtown (5 km)
  •Black Loyalist Heritage Center


Barrington (25 km)
  • Woolen Mill Museum

Pubnico (45 km)
  • Le Musée Acadien

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 Islands Provincial Park is located on Nova Scotia's South Shore, on the west side of Shelburne Harbour, 1 km (0.6 mi) south of Highway 3. Our civic address is: 183 Islands Park Road, Hwy 3, Shelburne.

The Islands

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GPS Coordinates

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65°20' 09.2" W

43°45' 52.5" N


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