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Graves Island Provincial Park

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Very nice park

been here numerous times and plan to return. Great sites great views and close proximity to... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Elmsdale, Canada
Camping, Walking, Relaxing

Picturesque area with picnic tables, scattered through open fields. Small beach, boat launch and... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
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230 Graves Island Road | off Highway #3, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-4425
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

been here numerous times and plan to return. Great sites great views and close proximity to bike/hike trail.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BigAl19
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Picturesque area with picnic tables, scattered through open fields. Small beach, boat launch and camping. We have been visiting in October. Weather was beautiful and there have been still some people in the camping.There is a 3km coastal walking Trail. The Park is open May/October...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Miuer
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice park but the lots are very open with not many trees between. It was clean. Close to the town of Chester where we had dinner at a quaint restaurant called the Rope Loft. You can bike around the park and/or use the walking trail...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We do not live far from Graves but try and go every year. There are two “loops” to select a site. Their website is helpful in showing pictures of the site and also where they are located and the services available. I honestly go for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Wonderful island camping. Clean, quiet, tranquil. Views of the water, sunrise and sundown are stunning.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rosewood1234
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We spent a very pleasant afternoon walking around this beautiful park. It is very accessible and the scenery is lovely. The campsite looked very good too, although we were only there for a few hours.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank uktraveller713
Reviewed August 6, 2018

What a hidden gem. Great place for a picnic and swim. Also has camp sites for overnight. A boat launch as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank D B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We walk the trail around the park daily, 40 minutes , 2 miles! It is awesome, wild raspberries are ripe for the picking, soon the blackberries will be also! The birds galore, squirrels and chipmunks. Campers and children biking playing, groups of children on a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank jimbY2696MB
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Tried once last year camping there. The scenery is gorgeous surrounded by sea. You could have some light walk in the park or drive a bit to the trans canada or Castle rock trail for some views of mountain.

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed April 12, 2018

The park is located within driving or cycling distance from the town of Chester.We camp with our rv in the 1st loop and all the sites are great. Spacious and clean. These are 2 service sites only ( water and power ). We bring a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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April 9, 2018|
Response from JoshtheTravelG | Reviewed this property |
The campground is not, but the park is open. There is no maintenance in the off season and things such as the bathrooms and water would be closed and turned off.
June 9, 2017|
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Response from BigAl19 |
we were at 26 but lots have great views and yes water and electric only on the top
February 24, 2017|
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Response from THECARDINALS | Reviewed this property |
combination of sand and rock. very small but people do swim there.