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Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site

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3005 Main Pky | Maitland Bridge, Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia B0T 1B0, Canada
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Stunning hikes, a great nature experience with varied levels of hikes to see different landscapes... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Pepi G
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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
A Nova Scotia Treasure...so much to see!

We dropped in on our way to White Point...checked out the Visitors Centre and started walking along... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Lise H
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Victoria, B.C.
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Uniquely designated a National Park and a National Historic site, Kejimkujik is the only National Park with a dual designation making it a truly one of a kind destination to explore and experience in southwestern Nova Scotia. With 381 square kilometres of rolling hills, old growth hemlocks and interconnected waterways, Keji, as it’s known in Nova Scotia, is a gentle wilderness that has been welcoming generations of families to canoe, camp and connect with nature. Not only does the park protect a unique sample of the Acadian forest and a diverse ecosystem, it also preserves and presents a cultural landscape, celebrating the presence of the Mi’kmaq and shares the stories of their ancestors and history in this place. The rich Mi’kmaw heritage, rock carvings known as petroglyphs, traditional encampment areas and ancient canoe routes all contributed to the designation of Kejimkujik as a National Historic Site. Special programs share this amazing history. With very low light pollution in this part of the NS, Kejimkujik is well placed as a Dark Sky Preserve. As the sun sets over the western shores of Kejimkujik Lake, a spectacular panorama of tens of thousands of stars, constellations and planets is unveiled.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3005 Main Pky | Maitland Bridge, Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia B0T 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Stunning hikes, a great nature experience with varied levels of hikes to see different landscapes. Enjoyed canoeing around the lake!

Thank Pepi G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We dropped in on our way to White Point...checked out the Visitors Centre and started walking along one of the trails to the falls...so pretty and so many trails. Great campsites, trails to hike or bike & the river to canoe or kayak. I love...More

Thank Lise H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We truly wished we'd had more time to spend here. It is a beautiful park with waterfalls, a lake, & a river. We rented a canoe and paddled out to the lake, which is huge, then went down the river a bit. Check the weather...More

Thank Hola4876
Reviewed 11 October 2017

As a West Coaster it hurts me to say this, but Keji is the best park I've ever been to. I did a three day canoe trip on the Northern loop, and could not have enjoyed it more. Canoeing through maple floodplains and fall clad...More

Thank Liam_Ragan
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We just drove through the park and checked out the camping area, which was very nice. We went on a little walk to the falls, which was beautiful. If you are into nature, this is a great park.

Thank Frankkaye
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Just a must if you are in the area and love trails (both walking and cycling). Camping is also available as well as kayak/canoe hire. We completed numerous trails and loved our time in the park. The scenery is completely breathtaking. If out in the...More

Thank TravellyK7531
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It's a long way from anywhere and the roads can be rough. The water failed closing the comfort stations while we were there. The waters are by and large tea coloured and the beaches can have pebbles. But, the campsites are shaded if less than...More

Thank Garth M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We spent the day at Kejimkujik. What a treat! You must buy a day-pass. There is a fairly long walk to get to the beach, but the walk itself has a lot to see. This is classic Atlantic coastal land. Rugged and beautiful. After the...More

Thank Raven59
Reviewed 20 September 2017

When most people think of Nova Scotia Parks they think there along the coast line but Kej is miles inland with many lakes. My family camped down here when I was in my early teens so when I was on vacation in September it was...More

Thank shane c
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We spent an afternoon here on our way from South Shore to Digby and I would highly recommend it. I actually wish that we'd had more time to explore. We went for a swim at Merrymakage beach and explored the Mi-kmaq heritage. They do a...More

Thank GreenGirl2013
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PB C
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Response from jocQ4792IE | Reviewed this property |
In this area Keji is great to visit for either just a walk or rent a canoe (or two). One person can relax while the other paddles and it's gorgeous scenery. As well in the area is Annapolis Royal to one side (amazing... More
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