Nova Scotia Campgrounds

Nova Scotia has a number of great campgrounds. You can drive to any of them, get away from the stress of society, and spend weeks in peace and comfort. Some of them can be reached through a regular car where there are cottages or cabins to be rented. Some can also be accommodating to RVs. Here are a few of the best campgrounds in Nova Scotia. 

1. Meat Cove Campground

Description: Picturesque beach of Cape Breton Island 

Directions: A 28-km drive from Cabot Trail to the north coast of Cape Breton Island

Rates: Ocean cabins = $80 per night; Campsites = $35 per night

Note: Suitable for tents, small RVs, and vans; campsites are not that private 

2. Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Description: Has hundreds of campsites that are either near the mountains or the sea

Directions: A 4-and-a-half drive from Halifax towards the north 

Rates: Serviced sites = $29.40 a night; unserviced sites = $17.60 – $27.40 a night

Note: At the Corney Brook campground, there is no potable water available

3. Ovens Natural Park Campground

Description: Dedicated to the panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean

Directions: A 16-km drive from Lunenberg to the South Shore 

Rates: Serviced sites = $50 a night; unserviced sites = $35 a night; cabins = vary

Note: An overnight camping is better in value compared to a day trip

4. Kejimkujik National Park

Description: Offers 47 wilderness campsites

Directions: A 2-hour drive from Halifax towards inland south 

Rates: Campsites = $24.50 per night, per camping party; cabins = vary

Note: Campers must have a legit National Park entry pass; reservations are needed during the summer season; wilderness cabins are accessible via foot or canoe