Rissers Beach

2014 Season - May 16 - Oct. 13

Visitor Notices: Black bears have been spotted in the park. Staff are monitoring  the situation. The bears’ presence is not cause for panic, but campers should practice preventative steps to reduce the odds of attracting bears to their campsite. http://novascotia.ca/natr/wildlife/nuisance/bears.asp.
Sites 76-92 and walk-in sites 700-705 are now open for reservations from August 1 - October 13. Reserve your electric and water sites now.

Park Info:Whether you want to swim, Rissers Beachsearch for sea shells, or just spend the day relaxing in the sun, Rissers Beach Provincial Park offers every kind of recreational opportunity available at the seaside.

Some of the features of the park include a kilometre long white sand beach and Interpretation Centre and boardwalk along an inland marsh.

Facilities and Services
The park offers two campgrounds with a total of 97 sites, picnic areas, and a large supervised beach. There is a canteen and change house with showers adjacent to the beach. Both campgrounds have water outlets and trailer dump stations. The North Rissers campground, while not on the ocean, offers washrooms with showers and a playground.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2014. See Reservations for details and conditions.

Nearby Attractions

Bridgewater (30 km)
  • DesBrisay Museum
  • Wile Carding Mill

Liverpool (50 km)
  • Hank Snow Country Music Centre
  • Perkins House Museum


Lunenburg (50 km)
  • Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

For more information on these and other attractions, please consult the NovaScotia.com or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.

How to Find Us

Located on Route 331, near Petite Rivière., it is 15 km ( 9 mi.) south of Hwy 103, Exit 15 The park is 26 km ( 16 mi.) south of Bridgewater. Our civic address is: 5366 Hwy 331, Petite Riviere.

Rissers Beach

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64°25' 26.11" W

44°13' 56.63" N


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