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Nelson Memorial Park

Record #: COL0082
Last Modified: 04 May 2023
Last Full Update: 04 May 2023


Located In Tatamagouche
Where To Find Us
Nelson Memorial Park
153 Loop of Highway 6
Bayhead, NS
Areas Served Colchester County ; North Colchester


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Phone 902-897-3185
Contact Parks and Trails Coordinator, Municipality of the County of Colchester

Description & Services

Information May 4, 2023 - Some walking trails in the park remain closed due to damage from Hurricane Fiona. Please respect trail closure notices and signage. 
Nelson Memorial Park is a 36-acre picnic park situated in a quiet, natural setting beside Tatamagouche Bay on the Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia. The park has both open field and forested areas. 
Park Facilities: 
• 3 large picnic shelters (2 with barbeque grills) 
• Open and shaded picnic tables 
• Walking paths (coastal, forest, field) 
• Gazebo/bandstand 
• Playground 
• Washrooms 
• Ocean access (gravel beach with salt marsh grasses) 
• Access to the Butter Trail (rail trail), part of the Trans Canada Trail 
• Floral gardens 
• Fenced dog park area 
To inquire about scheduling an event or reserving a picnic shelter at the park, please use the online park reservation form
Location and Directions: 
The park is located at 153 Loop of Highway 6, just 2 km west of Tatamagouche via Highway 6 and 55 km north of Truro via Route 311. 
From Highway 6 on the west side of Tatamagouche, follow the blue and white signs to the park. 
Hours 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dates May 6 - October 9, 2023 
Walkers are welcome year-round.

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