News release

Provincial Parks Closing Due to Severe Weather

Provincial beaches, the Shubenacadie wildlife park, day-use and camping parks will be closed to the public because of severe weather conditions anticipated from Hurricane Earl.

Provincial camping parks will close at 1 p.m. today, Sept. 3, and all other provincial parks will close at 7 p.m. Facilities will remain closed until further notice.

Full refunds will be given for camping park cancellations because of Hurricane Earl. Call 1-888-544-3434 for refunds and further updates about parks and Hurricane Earl.

All locations will be re-evaluated for damage or safety concerns on a case-by-case basis on Sunday. Public notice of park reopenings will be provided on the provincial parks website and through news updates.

For more information on provincial parks, visit www.novascotiaparks.ca .

FOR BROADCAST USE:

Provincial beaches, the Shubenacadie wildlife park, day-use and camping parks will be closed to the public because of severe weather conditions anticipated from Hurricane Earl.

All provincial camping parks will close at 1 P-M today, (September 3rd) and all other provincial parks will close at 7 P-M. All facilities will remain closed until further notice.

Full refunds will be given for camping park cancellations because of Hurricane Earl. Call 1-888-544-3434 for refunds and further updates on parks and Hurricane Earl.

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Media Contact:

David Salter
Natural Resources 902-424-5239 E-mail: