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The Ovens Natural Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Riverport Features Animals
326 Ovens Road, Riverport, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-766-4621
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Stunning Scenery

We were totally impressed by this natural area; the coastline is stunning. Had we known more about... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
West Kelowna, Canada
Good short walking trail

The price is a bit steep for what you get. Overall geologically interesting and some great mini... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Nick L
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“sea caves” (23 reviews)
“petting zoo” (8 reviews)
“short hike” (6 reviews)
326 Ovens Road, Riverport, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-766-4621

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were totally impressed by this natural area; the coastline is stunning. Had we known more about this site ahead of time, we would have camped there to have been able to spend more time there. It was well worth the small entrance fee to...More

1  Thank Debbourne
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The price is a bit steep for what you get. Overall geologically interesting and some great mini caves. Bring your camera or schnörkel gear for great kelp diving

1  Thank Nick L
Reviewed 23 September 2016

While some repairs to stairs, rails etc need to be done here, if you are careful you will be perfectly safe. You walk a cliff path and look over the rails to view the caves. In a couple of cases, you can descend stairs and...More

1  Thank MeriR
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After doing some research on the Ovens website, we decide to book Cabin #1 for the first stop in our roadtrip on vacation. As the pictures and information arnt very clear on the website we werent sure what to expect. We paid $64CND(taxes and fees...More

1  Thank HollyLori
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It cost us $10 per person, which would have been fine if the hike from end to end took the hour they advertise. In fact, the hike took 15 minutes. The caves were interesting, but not worth $20. I'd say their website stretches the truth...More

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The beach has to be seen on low tide. The caves are really amazing and a most see if you are in the area. It is kind of over priced for what you get to see. Given the park is run down and in need...More

2  Thank 795stevec
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed at the campground for 2 nights and paid $115 for a spot in an open field. The employees in the office were curt and the bathrooms were in need of repair and cleaning. On a positive note, the trail was enjoyable and the...More

4  Thank bluenosegirl06
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I see so many ppl referring this place as provincial or not being kept up by the province. This park is privately owned and has nothing to do with the province. Which is why they can do and charge whatever they want. Prices are quite...More

6  Thank Jaime W
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our review is limited to the walk along the coast and viewing the caves. Other reviews talk about the campground, etc. This is our second visit to Ovens Park and we were delighted to return. It's not a National Park, it's privately owned, so don't...More

1  Thank AlohaTravelerOahu
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great little side trip from Lunenburg. This is a privately owned park, but they have done a good job with the trail.

1  Thank paas67
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Helene H
bonjour, connaissez vous un autre camping autour de ce site hormis celui du site?
1 April 2015|
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Response from geesil |
If you can travel another hour I would recommend to pass this site and go to Risser's Beach campground. Fantastic beach and walking.