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Rushtons Beach Provincial Park

Located In Marshville
Where To Find Us
723 Hwy 6
Brule, NS
Areas Served Pictou County
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Phone 902-662-3030
Contact Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Office (Department of Natural Resources)
Description & Services
Information Rushton Beach has the warmest salt water in Nova Scotia; broad sandbars at low tide and the salt marsh attract a great variety of birds. This is a beautiful day use park. Group use is available. There is a network of boardwalks that allow access to a pond ecosystem and the sandy shores 
Washroom: Yes 
Change Room: Yes 
Showers: Yes 
Picnic Tables: Yes 
Boardwalk: Yes 
Canteen: No 
Trail Length: 1 km 
Type: Straight 
Eligibility Ages: 3 year(s) and up
Dates May 20 – Oct 10
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Tags Beaches ; HALIFAX ; Highland Connect ; NS Trail Guide ; Park ; Picnic Grounds ; Playground ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; Trails