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Thomas Raddall Provincial Park
Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Port Joli
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

This is a lovely provincial park, with generally large and private unserviced sites. There are 11.2 km (6.7 mi) of walking and multiuse trails, 2 lakes and the white sand beaches on Atlantic Ocean, so there is plenty for the outdoor enthusiast. Firewood and ice are available ($). Full recycling is available. There is one washroom with flush toilets and free hot water showers and several vault toilets and potable water faucets throughout the campground. There is no dishwashing station. There is a single dump station but the hose does not have a fitting at the end, so doing a black tank flush is not possible.
Entrances to sites tend to be narrow and with ditches on either side of the gravel road, backing-in can be tricky. The biggest drawback of this campground however, are the mosquitoes. I cannot describe how unbearable they are, you will have to experience it for yourself. We checked out after one night, and staff acknowledge that is the main reason for early departures. It is a shame that something cannot be done about the mosquitoes because otherwise this would be a wonderful park. There is an attached day use area with a boat launch. There are no stores or gas stations nearby. The campground is perfect for an overnight stay when visiting Kejimkujik national park seaside adjunct, as its just a 10 to 15 minute drive from there.

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Reviewed August 25, 2013

Very private sites and clean bathrooms, staff very friendly and helpful. The mosquitos were almost unbearable. They landed in our food while coooking and eating . Bring a screen tent if you are tenting. Loved the campground otherwise.

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

We spent one night in this Provincial Parks campground, and we were positively surprised by the spacious campsites. And there is also a lot of space between you and your neighbours – so much that you cant even see or hear them! In regards to the mosquitos though, this was the worst campsite we stayed at during our 4 week camping trip through eastern Canada. When we were there in mid July the campsite wasnt even half booked, so that we basically wasted the 9 dollar booking fee. The campground is perfect for an overnight stay when visiting Kejimkujik national park seaside adjunct, as its just a 10 to 15 minute drive from there.

1  Thank Antje K
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