About This Park
Amherst Shore Provincial Park, like others along this coast, offers some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas. On the shore of the Northumberland Strait, Amherst Shore Provincial Park offers an attractive woodland setting for camping. Walking on trails, swimming or beachcombing are enjoyable pastimes at the park. A walking trail leads to an unsupervised beach on the Northumberland Strait. Guided walking tours of historical Amherst are available at various times of the year. There are many walking and hiking trails, such as Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary, as well as wonderful beaches in the surrounding area.
Amherst Shore Provincial Park is located on Route 366, the Sunrise Trail, 36 km (22 mi.) east of Amherst, 26 km (16 mi.) west of Pugwash and 4 km from northwest of Northport on Highway 366.
Total campsites- 42
Season / Operational: pen June 15 through October
Activities Available at This Park : Campground, picnic areas, showers/comfort station, and a walking trail leading to the unsupervised beach area.
Facilities Available at this Park: Tenting, Ice, Firewood, Control Access Gate , Grills, Picnic Tables, Wheel-chair accessible, Pets welcome, Internet access, Showers available, Flush toilets, Hiking trails, Playground
Nearby cities: Saint John, St. John’s, Fredericton, NB
Fee: Free for Registered Guests or Campsite fees $24.00 during the year of 2010 and $5.00 for dump station use only, No Off-season rates available
Credit Cards Accepted : Debit Cards, Visa , MasterCard