The park is one of the small islands situated on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotians. It offers two miles walking trail that overlooks Mahone Bay. It also offers a large space picnic area. It has been a popular vacation site for Nova Scotians as well as visitors. The park is also a perfect site for outdoor adventures such as biking and sea kayaking along the South Shore.
Features/services and rules and regulations at Graves Island Provincial Park
1. Accessible Amenities
There is a park office that can be accessed whenever you need services. Besides, there are several restrooms with showers.
2. Unserviced Campsites
This park comprises 44 open sites that have parking and six wooded sites. The open sites also have a campfire grill/fire as well as drinking water. Campsites 107, 91, and 82 have been closed.
3. Serviced Campsites
This comprises open sites with 2-way hook up, picnic table, parking, and campfire grill/ring.
4. Walk-in Campsites
Eight of these campsites are wooded while four of them are open.
5. Group Campsite
Group campsite is not allowed in 2021 because of the covid pandemic. For further information and guidance on this, clients are advised to contact the Lands and forestry office.
6. Restrooms with showers
The restrooms have paved parking areas and the sinks contain knee clearance. Masks are mandatory within the facilities. They are closed daily for cleaning and opened overnight.
Other features and services at the park include drinking water, dishwashing station, park office, beach access, Wifi, swimming, fishing, hiking trail, beach access, and paddling.
With the corona pandemic still around, visiting the Nova Scotia Provincial parks will be different for this season. Parks have posted Covid protocols as well as safety measures to protect workers and visitors. This includes facility and service restrictions within the parks.