Update: Due to COVID-19, the visitor experience at Parks Canada-administered places may be different than it has been in the past.
Please visit pc.gc.ca/ns and follow Parks Canada’s social media channels for information and updates on the status of all Parks Canada-administered places
Looking for a family-fun activity to end the summer with a bang? Parka’s Great Sleepover might be just the thing for you!
On August 27, you are invited to spend the night at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site to enjoy an evening of family-friendly games. Roast marshmallows over a campfire and star gaze at the site of the first observatory in Canada! The evening begins at 5:30 pm, when you will be checked-in to your campsite complete with tents, lanterns and floor mats. This event, presented by the Fortress Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada, offers an unforgettable family camping trip in a truly unique location!
For the best experience, we recommend reserving your spot in advance and checking our website and social media for the most up to date information when planning your visit. For more information or to book your spot contact: 902-295-2069 or [email protected]
Note that some promotional images depict visitor experiences pre-COVID 19
Have you wanted to take a weekend trip to Cape Breton in the winter but don’t know where to start? Here's an itinerary from our ambassador Kyler's visit to Cape Breton Island to help guide you on your next Cape Breton Island adventure!
Calling all snowshoeing fans! Read where our Local Ambassadors Tammy Aucoin and Chris van den Berg have snowshoeing lately, and when you can grab a drink or find a place to stay after a long day hiking.