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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Follow Public Health guidelines for the county you are in.  Always wear a mask in public, including outdoors where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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Located In Chester
Where To Find Us
20 Smith Rd, Hwy 3
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Areas Served Municipality of the District of Chester
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Phone 902-275-4616
Contact George Evans, Manager, Chester Visitor Information Centre; Phone: 9022791955
Mailing Address c/o Visitor Information Centre 
PO Box 429 
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Description & Services
Information Planning a vacation to Chester, Nova Scotia or one of our many surrounding communities? A weekend get away? A wedding? 
Let us help you make the most of your time here. We live here. We know the Area. 
Come stay at a four-star hotel, a cozy bed-and-breakfast or a family-friendly motel. Experience a traditional lobster supper, dine at one of our local seaside restaurants. Explore our shores or one of our beaches. Plan your wedding at one of the area's many romantic spots. Explore our hidden treasures while while touring along the Bluenose Coast. Enjoy boating, hiking and bicycling or just kick back and relax and enjoy the scenery. 
Hit a long ball at a championship golf course. And once you are here, we can tell you about entertainment from our theater productions to events and festivals in the area. 
For more information you are invited to drop by our Visitor Information Centre. 
The Chester Visitor Information Centre is located at the Old Train Station in Chester. The Chester Station of the Halifax & South Western was built in 1901. 
Hours 10am - 5pm Daily May, June, September, October; closing Thanksgiving weekend 
9:30am - 5:30pm July and August
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest ; Tourism