RV Parks in Halifax, NS

RV Parks in Halifax, NS
Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Canada's maritime region, offers visitors seaside views and many opportunities for outdoor recreation. Sea-kayakers can enjoy the many bays and harbors dotted with small islands, whales and sea birds. Mountain and road cyclists will enjoy the trails and rural roads of the Island. Bird watchers can add many species to their life lists, as gannets, murres and Atlantic puffins are frequently spotted in the waters around the city. There are several options for RV parks just outside Halifax.

Five Islands Ocean Resort and Campgrounds

The Five Islands Ocean Resort offers guests campsites on the Bay of Fundy, where North America's largest tidal changes take place. When the tide is out, visitors can walk on the ocean floor 45 feet below sea level. There are water, sewer and 30-amp electric hookups. Pets are allowed. There are showers and bathrooms for guest use. Sea-kayakers can launch right form the campground and paddle the numerous islands and bays. Humpback, Minke, Fin and Pilot Whales frequently are potted in the waters, as are puffins and gannets.

Five Islands Ocean Resort and Campground
482 Hwy. 2
Lower Five Islands, Nova Scotia B0M 1N0
(902) 254-2824


South Mountain Park Campground

South Mountain Park is open between May and October, and offers RV and tent sites for travelers and visitors to the Halifax region. RV sites have water, sewer and 30-amp electric. There is Wi-Fi in the park for guest use and pets are welcome. Showers, toilets, picnic areas, barbecue sites and laundry facilities are on the grounds for guest use and convenience. Nearby ponds have native turtles, frogs and bird species for nature watchers. The South Mountain Park has hiking trails and mountain biking single-track.

South Mountain Park Campground
PO Box 753
Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 3X9
(902) 678-0152

Oven's Natural Park

Sea-kayakers will enjoy the proximity to sea caves and protected coastal waters at the Oven's. When the tide is right, sea-kayakers can paddle through eroded sea caves and arches, and watch whales, harbor seals, puffins and murres. There are RV sites and sites for tent campers at the Oven's. RV hookups include the standard 30-amp electric, water, sewer and Wi-Fi. Pets are allowed. There are showers and bathrooms, laundry and a guest house for visitor's use and comfort. In addition to the sea-kayaking opportunities, visitors can take whale watching charters out of Halifax Harbor a few minutes away.

Oven's Natural Park
Box 38
Riverport, Nova Scotia BOJ 2WO
(902) 766-4621



Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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