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Smileys Provincial Park

Located In Brooklyn (West Hants)
Where To Find Us
109 Clayton MacKay Rd
Newport B0N 2A0
Areas Served Nova Scotia
Phone 902-757-3131 
Description & Services
Trail Activities Hiking ; Trail Running ; Walking ; Cross Country Skiing ; Snowshoeing ; Mountain Biking ; Geocaching ; Bird Watching ; Fishing ; Nature Viewing ; Swimming Nearby ; Camping ; Dog Walking (on leash)
Trail Attributes Network Trail ; Woodland Trail ; Rural Trail ; No Winter Access ; Uneven Terrain ; Good Cellphone Reception
Facilities At Start/End/Along Trail Benches ; Camping Available ; Picnic Areas ; Phone (May be a pay phone) ; Washroom (Accessible)
Facilities Near Trail Parking Available ; Camping - Unserviced ; Picnic Area ; Convenience/Grocery Store ; Drinking Water ; Auto Repair Service ; Fuel ; Phone (may be a pay phone) ; Swimming Location ; Washrooms (Accessible)
Smileys Provincial Park is located close to the town of Windsor and its many cultural and natural attractions.  
Smileys park is a pleasant mix of wooded and open areas beside the Meander River.  
This popular camping park offers hiking and fishing.  
Campground accommodations include:  
81 open, partially wooded and wooded overnight sites (un-serviced). Pull throughs available. Group site available.  
Park amenities include:  
Flush toilets, showers, dish washing station, disposal service, playground, walking trails, fire grills, wood, and ice. Wireless Internet access is available at the administration building.  
This is a Campground Host park. Leashed pets permitted.  
Detailed Information: 
Self-registration park. 
Outdoor activities: Fishing, Hiking 
Directions: Hwy 101, Exit 5 to Hwy 14, follow park signs. 
Smileys Park Walking routes and Trails 
Please see Nova Scotia Parks website for details.
Hours Camping June 17 – September 26 
No facilities in winter (parking at gate only).
Dates May 15 - October 12
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Events Calendar link to upcoming events on
Special Information
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Categories - General Campgrounds ; Cross Country Ski Trails ; Fishing ; Geocaching ; Hiking Trails ; Maps ; Picnic Grounds ; Playgrounds ; Provincial/Territorial Parks ; Snowshoe Trails ; Wheelchair Users