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Five Islands Provincial Park

Bentley Branch Road, Five Islands, Nova Scotia B0M 1K0, Canada
+1 902-254-2980
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Perfect picnic spot

We knew nothing of this park but, seeing a sign and as it was close to lunch time, we turned off... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Rosalind P
,
Greensboro, North Carolina
day trip tips in blueberryville

Well if your going for a day trip the lighthouse park is a must stop. It has a very close view to... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
greglong2017
,
Moncton, Canada
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“low tide” (17 reviews)
“mud flats” (6 reviews)
“pit toilets” (5 reviews)
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Bentley Branch Road, Five Islands, Nova Scotia B0M 1K0, Canada
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"low tide"
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"provincial park"
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"nova scotia"
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"clam digging"
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"day trip"
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"picnic area"
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"nice area"
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"bathrooms were clean"
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"clams"
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"view of the bay"
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"nice camp"
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"beautiful campground"
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"seafood"
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We knew nothing of this park but, seeing a sign and as it was close to lunch time, we turned off the road with our camper van and thought we might find a nice spot for a picnic. Surprised at how far off the road...More

Thank Rosalind P
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Well if your going for a day trip the lighthouse park is a must stop. It has a very close view to the islands and only 10 minutes drive from the provincial park. The provincial park has nice camp sites ,ample parking,washrooms,change rooms,and rain shelters....More

Thank greglong2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Just maybe I should keep this jewel a secret! A well kept and managed provincial park .Nova Scotia is stepping up its game.Small and large rigs No problem! Plug in or not Totally up tp you. You'll need a few days to enjoy and unwind...More

Thank Thunderchild58
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Our tourism rep at the Nova Scotia / New Brunswick border recommended this campsite. It was a gem for sure. We were glad that we took the suggestions offered by this friendly girl! She recommended that we take the secondary roads and then recommended that...More

Thank Cottonelle
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was my first time staying at this prov park, although I have stayed at others in the province. Five Islands Prov Park is beautiful with very nice views. Overall, it was well kept, and the bathroom/shower facilities were kept clean. As for the pit...More

Thank JustTravelling4
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Chris M, Manager at Five Islands Provincial Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

All outhouses at the park were pumped on Aug, 10th. as part of our regular schedule and is subject for review. Also, we have switched to a new more environmentally friendly treatment and deodorizing product for our outhouses. I am unsure of the date of...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The park is well serviced and the staff do everything they can to make your stay as comfortable and informative as possible. A new group shelter and interpretive centre makes drying out after a wet night and group activities. The shoreline tides are amazing! The...More

Thank WintergreenFarm
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

No we did not KNOW we could and there should be RULES POSTED so other people going there know not to keep other people awake all night , AND one more thing if we are willing to pay for group site so we can get...More

3  Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We chose this park not only because of its location on the east shore of the Minas but also because it had recently added a number of serviced sites for R Vs and Camper trailersIt is elevayted above the Basin and has numerous sites that...More

Thank fishingdavep
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped when tide was high then came back to camp when tide was low. Some camping sites have a view of the bay but the view is mostly obscured by trees. You need to drive down to the beach. We saw the Five Islands...More

Thank wolfcreek850
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great campground, clean facilities, beautiful views, great for beach combing, well maintained park, highly recommend!

Thank John C
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Sue A
29 July 2017|
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Response from solagua | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are flush toilets and showers. Proximity depends on site chosen, but no sites are that far away . Yes, direct access to beach.lovely, clean park. Site 61 is very private, says walk in, but really only about 20... More
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Antigonisher
16 July 2017|
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Yes they all do.
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Jim A
4 May 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Hi Jim, We do not have a boat launch within our park but there is a beach area that can be easily accessed. This area is popular for kayaking. I hope this answers your question. Regards
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