The Ovens Natural Park

326 Ovens Rd.
Riverport, NS B0J 2W0- Map It
Phone: (902) 766-4621

AAA Editor Notes

The Ovens Natural Park is on Hwy. 332. A cliffside nature trail leads to the sea caves or “ovens.” A museum contains pictures, tools and memorabilia from the area's 1861 gold rush. Gold panning is offered. Live music is provided Tuesday through Saturday in July and August by Steve Chapin, the brother of singer Harry Chapin. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Park $10; $5 (ages 5-15 and 65+).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-8, Sat.-Sun. 9-9, July-Aug.; daily 9-5, May 12-31; daily 9-7 in June and Sept. Allow 1 hour minimum.