The CAT ferry operates between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Experience the Maritimes the way they’re meant to be seen — by sea! The CAT is fast, with a crossing time of just 5.5 hours. Contact 1-877-762-7245 to make a reservation.
1888 Mood Rd, Deerfield
Nestled between two beautiful lakes, this lovely park offers walking trails, canoeing, swimming, and camping for all those who like to enjoy the outdoors. Ellenwood offers an 87-site campground, two picnic areas, boat launch, a supervised beach, and hiking trail.
1856 Hwy 304 Cape Forchu Yarmouth & Acadian Shores
Cape Forchu Lightstation is 11 km from the town of Yarmouth on the Cape Forchu Scenic Drive in the Yarmouth & Acadian Shores region. Along the route to the Lightstation you will pass the Fisherman’s Monument, working fishing villages and beautiful sandy beaches. You can visit the Lightkeeper’s House, a Heritage Property and information centre where you can explore the history of the Light, Cape Forchu and its people. The grounds provide a great area to have a picnic and to stroll along the scenic walkway.
3239 Hwy 1 Belliveau Cove Yarmouth & Acadian Shores
Also known as Parc Joseph-et- Marie Dugas Park, is situated in a village called Belliveau Cove. The park features a 5-km trail, a municipal park, a Fruit & Veggie stand (open seasonally) and a lighthouse. Dig for clams at low tide as part of the new Clam Digging Experience from June 10th to Sept. 19th 2014.
The park also hosts a Farmer’s Market on Saturdays, May 31st to Sept. 27th from 10am to 2pm and don't miss "Les Beaux Vendredis" Lobster Suppers on Friday evenings, June 27- Sept. 5), from 6 pm to 9 pm, where visitors can feast on lobster, crab or clams while taking in the fresh sea air.
295–395 John Doucette Rd Mavillette Yarmouth & Acadian Shores
From Lavender Sky, Mavillette Beach Provincial Park is a five minute drive up the road. It is a 1.5 km long white sandy beach backed by grass-covered dunes protected by boardwalks. Low tide exposes beautiful shell covered sand flats. There is supervised swimming on Saturdays and Sundays in the months of July and August, and the park facilities include change houses, vault toilets, freshwater taps, bird watching platforms, interpretive panels, and a parking area and boardwalks to access the beach. A must see beach!
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