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Best Canadian Provincial Park - Cape Chignecto, Nova Scotia
2013 Readers' Choice Award Winners

The Bay of Fundy in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, Nova Scotia.

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There are thousands of provincial parks across Canada with great opportunities for camping, but About Camping readers selected Cape Chignecto Provincial Park in Nova Scotia as their top spot to pitch a tent.

The park is located on the prominent headland that divides the Bay of Fundy and Cape Chignecto. The spectacular shoreline is popular for hiking and backpacking. The ocean fog creates a unique climate allowing an abundance of lichens and red firs to grow.

With 50 kilometers of hiking trails, backcountry camping is most popular here. There are more than 50 backcountry campsites and 28 walk-in campsites available for camping.

Best Canadian Provincial Park Results:

  • Gold: Cape Chignecto, Nova Scotia
  • Silver: Mount Robson, British Columbia
  • Bronze: Algonquin, Ontario
  • Runners Up: Dinosaur, Alberta and Ivanhoe, Ontario

Learn more about the Top 5 Canadian Provincial Parks: Algonquin, Ontario | Cape Chignecto, Nova Scotia | Dinosaur, Alberta | Ivanhoe, Ontario | Mount Robson, British Columbia

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