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Record #: TOB0250
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 29 Jun 2016


Located In East Chester
Where To Find Us
230 Graves Island Rd
East Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Areas Served South Shore Region


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Phone 902-662-3030
Mailing Address c/o Department of Natural Resources - Parks and Recreation 
15 Arlington Place, Suite 7 
Truro, NS B2N 0G9

Description & Services

A new electronic entrance gate system is now in place. Campers will be charged a $3 deposit for the card. This charge will be refunded upon the return of the card when their camping stay is over. Please stop at the admin building when leaving to receive the $3 refund. 
Joined to the mainland by a short causeway, Graves Island Provincial Park is typical of many of the small islands found along Nova Scotia's Atlantic coast. This quiet ocean-side campground has long been a popular vacation spot for Nova Scotians and visitors alike. 
The campground is an excellent base for outdoor adventures including ocean kayaking and biking along the South Shore as well as day tripping to the area's many attractions. 
Facilities and Services 
Graves Island offers a 95 site campground, including 33 electrical and water sites.  
The park also has walking trails, picnic area, swimming area and boat launch.  
The campground has water outlets and a trailer dump station. 
WiFi is available at the admin building and surrounding area. Password required, please see the park receptionist. 
Walk in Tenting Sites 
The large walk-in tenting sites are located along an woodland roadway, a short walk (100 m) from the main parking lot. These sites offer a sense of remoteness in a convenient location.