Parks

The diversity of the parks of Lunenburg Region offers discovery and enjoyment for every visitor. Rivers, lakes, ocean, waterfalls or the shade of an inland forest, our parks provide a protected oasis, many with convenient amenities such as picnic areas and bathroom facilities.
Ovens Natural Park

Ovens Natural Park

Location: Coves & Inlets

A privately owned 190 acre pristine reserve of coastal forestry. Some of the highlights of the park season are the annual Chapin Music Festival, the unique sea caves, tours, petty zoo, gold panning on Cunard’s beach, the miner’s museum and nightly entertainment by the fire. Great place for the kids to explore and a playground with lots of equipment. Take a dip in the pool or in the ocean at Cunard Beach.  Admission charged. Stay for a while and rent a cabin or bring your camper/tent.  The kids won’t want to leave.

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Miller Point Peace Park

Miller Point Peace Park

Location: Coves & Inlets

Located just off Hwy 3 in Dayspring, this is a 5km. looping trail system with interpretive stations, picnic tables, benches and outdoor washroom facilities. Trails are level, smooth and wide with plenty of parking available at the park entrance. Beautiful views of the LaHave River are an attractive feature of this trail system. Use of these trails is limited to hikers, bicycles and skiers.
You can see hundreds of lady slippers and other wild flowers along the 5 km of walking trails. The trails are all level, smooth, and accessible to walkers, strollers, and wheelchairs. The inner parking area is open from early spring to late fall, but visitors are welcome all year long.
In the spring you will be able to see hundreds of lady slippers and other wild flowers. In the fall, the changing of the colors are absolutely beautiful. This park has a long history of being an old local settlement, which is indicated by the remains of stone foundations throughout the site.
The park is open daily from 8:00 a.m to dusk.
Special events are held in the park throughout the year and are open to the public. Watch our Recreation Guides for information or call 902-541-1343.
Dogs are welcomed, as long as they are on a leash to be respectful of other park users, and don’t forget to pick up after your furry friend!
Please note: All sites are unsupervised and there is no winter maintenance.

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Indian Falls

Indian Falls

Location: Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

To commemorate the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg’s 125th anniversary in 2004, Indian Falls was designated as a Municipal Park. The park offers a picnic area, on-site privies, walking trails, rock beach and look off points.

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Hirtle’s Beach

Hirtle’s Beach

Location: Coves & Inlets

A nature enthusiast’s paradise.  Categorized as a living beach because the beach moves and shifts at the whim of the ocean.  Hirtle’s Beach is ever changing.  Here you will find more than three kilometers of white sand, rolling surf, fresh sea air, drumlin cliffs and breathtaking views. Located in Kingsburg 35 minutes from the beautiful town of Bridgewater off route 332 towards Riverport.

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Gaff Point

Gaff Point

Location: Coves & Inlets

Unique, unspoiled promontory of 124 acres separates the LaHave estuary and Hartling Bay. It consists of marine, terrestrial and wetland ecosystems. Both sides of the point have steep cliffs; there are tidal pools where topography becomes gentler; and sand and gravel beaches along the shoreline.

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Festivals and Events

March 25

Breakfast Lunenburg Legion

DateMarch 25th, 2017

Location Town of Lunenburg

Category Food

Springtime Tea & Art Show

DateMarch 25th, 2017

Location Town of Lunenburg

Category Artisan

Broad Cove Presentation

DateMarch 26th, 2017

Location Town of Lunenburg

Category Culture Heritage

NSCC’s International Culinary Celebration

DateMarch 30th, 2017

Location Town of Bridgewater

Category Food

Turkey Supper In Barss Corner

DateApril 01st, 2017

Location Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

Category Food

Fall Recreation Guide