National Parks / Natural World in TRURO with kids

The world has some incredible natural wonders, and luckily for you, Truro has some incredible places to visit with kids right on your doorstep….and you won’t want to forget your camera!

The national and state parks in and around Truro, Nova Scotia offer an incredible variety of experiences for children.  Some parks protect a unique and diverse wilderness, teeming with wildlife which is always a thrill for kids!

Some parks protect incredible fascinating and significant historical sites, where the family can go back in time through American history…who says the learning as to stop on a family day out!

Even the city of Truro itself has smaller parks perfect for a quick trip into nature.  You don’t even need to leave the city to have that park experience - and kids LOVE them!

Shut those televisions off and put those computer games away….the great outdoors is calling and it’s calling YOU!

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  • River Breeze Farm Market

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    (1 miles) Truro

    Located just outside of Truro, Nova Scotia, RiverBreeze is the home of Atlantic Canada's largest corn maze and 'agri-tourism' destination Growing Farm Fresh Family Fun!

  • Birchwood Campground and Cabins

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    (33 miles) Lyons Brook (Pictou)

    Birchwood Campground and Cabins excels in providing friendly service on a clean, well-groomed property for your familys enjoyment.

  • Point Pleasant Park

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    (53 miles) Halifax

    Point Pleasant Park is one of Halifax Regional Municipality's great civic spaces. It is the largest forested park on the Halifax peninsula and offers fine views of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Belfast Corn Maze

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    (54 miles) Eldon

    This MAiZE owned and operated by The Viaene family

  • Cape Jourimain Nature Centre

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    (61 miles) Bayfield

    Cape Jourimain Nature Centre makes connections, engaging and exciting people about environmental conservation. Our facilities take the environment into consideration and you can see how a green ...

  • South Mountain Park Camping and RV Resort

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    (62 miles) Kentville

    It is the place to come tent or RV at a family campground while exploring all that the Annapolis Valley has to offer - Bay of Fundy, Halls Harbour, Grande Pre, vineyards and orchards galore.

  • Prince Edward Island National Park

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    (62 miles) Charlottetown

    Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada is home to sand dunes, barrier islands and sandspits, beaches, sandstone cliffs, wetlands and forests.

  • Sackville Waterfowl Park

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    (64 miles) Sackville

    Free to visit any time, this 55 acre park has trails, wildlife, and guided tours that will take you through some amazing nature!

  • Hopewell Rocks

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    (70 miles) Hopewell Cape

    At low tide, explore quiet coves with flowerpot-shaped rock formations bearing such curious names as Mother-in-Law, ET and Lovers Arch. Then, as the tide gently shifts, experience the wonder of ...

  • Fundy National Park

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    (82 miles) Alma

    Fundy National Park of Canada encompasses some of the last remaining wilderness in southern New Brunswick. Here, the conifer dominated Caledonia Highlands roll down to meet the fog-generating Bay of ...

  • Campers City

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    (91 miles) Moncton

    At Campers City Seasonal Resort Community there is never a shortage of things to do. Conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Downtown Moncton, you can enjoy City life and then relax ...

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  • Magic Valley

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    (28 miles) Greenhill

    Young family theme park with family and kiddie rides, petting farm, leisure waters and water slides! Feel the magic in Nova Scotia!

  • Atlantic Play Land

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    (49 miles) Halifax

    Atlantic Playland is fun for everyone in the family, and admission and parking is always FREE! Make a splash in our waterslides and bumper boats - perfect on a hot summer's day. Take a ride on "Big ...

  • Burlington Amusement Park

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    (76 miles) Kensington

    Burlington Amusement Park is Atlantic Canada's Premiere Go-Kart Facility and a must see on your PEI vacation.

  • Sandpit Cavendish Beach

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    (78 miles) New Glasgow

    Visit the LARGEST amusement park on Prince Edward Island, with go karts, bumper boats, family rides and a thrilling roller coaster!

  • Shining Waters

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    (78 miles) Cavendish

    Make a splash on Prince Edward Island with over 40 wet and dry attractions, over 6 themed areas, with other classic rides and even animals!

  • Magic Mountain

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    (94 miles) Moncton

    Water fun AND a fun zone at this New Brunswick water park - perfect for kids of all ages, and the entire family!

  • Magic Mountain Water Park

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    (94 miles) Moncton

    8 varying water slides for older kids and adults plus another 4 just for small ones, lazy river, wave pool, hot tub and swimming pools. Also has mini golf!

  • Oaklawn Farm Zoo

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    (80 miles) Aylesford

    Animal fun in Nova Scotia's largest zoo with 50 acres boasting a great range of exotic, native and domestic breeds of mammals, birds and reptiles from all around the world!

  • Magnetic Hill Zoo

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    (94 miles) Moncton

    A beautiful zoo with over 625 animals including exotic birds, mammals, reptiles and fancy fish. You can see daily primate, lion and otter feedings daily in summer!

  • Ambassatours

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    (51 miles) Halifax

    Company specializes in tours and charters in Atlantic Canada.

  • Blue Diamond Tours

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    (52 miles) Halifax

    Family-friendly excursions in Halifax NS (Canada). Ideal for families on cruises or visiting on their own/at a conference. Our small group tour services can include touring historic Halifax and/or ...

  • Scott Walking Adventures

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    (62 miles) Hubbards

    We offer rich, walking and hiking vacation experiences designed for inquisitive travellers who want to see the world in a different way. Our unique holidays combine challenge and adventure travel ...

  • Kiwi Kaboodle

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    (82 miles) Mahone Bay

    Kiwi Kaboodle is a small, locally-owned company providing excellent (licensed!) tours of Nova Scotia since 2001. Whether you are wanting an entertaining tour packed with facts and dates, or a ...

  • Kiddietown

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    (47 miles) Dartmouth

    Spacious and varied play facilities for newborns, toddlers and pre schoolers.

  • At Play Cafe

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    (49 miles) Dartmouth

    Multi level indoor adventure play for kids under 8, with sliding, climbing and all the rest of it. Separate area for tots.

  • The Play Box

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    (49 miles) Dartmouth

    A super fun play experience for kids up to 12 years old! Don't worry - they have the adults covered too!

  • That Fun Place

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    (62 miles) Charlottetown

    Great indoor play for kids on Prince Edward Island, with inflatables, soft play, and birthday parties!

  • Black Cultural Centre

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    (46 miles) Dartmouth

    The Centre serves as a museum and a library resource center for the African Nova Scotian community and the Black Canadian community as a whole.

  • Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum

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    (47 miles) Bedford

    The largest Aviation Museum east of Ottawa. Home to a growing collection of 25 plus aircraft in two spacious hanger style buildings.

  • Shearwater Aviation Museum

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    (51 miles) Shearwater

    In its current location, the Museum also offers other facilities to complement the collection including an Archives & Reference Library, Gift Shop, Conference Room and 50-seat theatre. The Museum has ...

  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

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    (51 miles) Halifax

    The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada. With locations in downtown Halifax and downtown Yarmouth, the Gallery houses the Province's art collection and offers a ...

  • Museum of Natural History

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    (51 miles) Halifax

    The Museum of Natural History is an ever-evolving landscape. Its staff is dedicated to collecting, researching and documenting Nova Scotias natural history. Their vision is to interpret the natural ...

  • Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design

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    (52 miles) Halifax

    The provincial government runs this center with the idea of encouraging and developing crafts- and design-based industries across the province.

  • Pier 21

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    (52 miles) Halifax

    Canadas Immigration Museum,tells the stories of 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military service personnel who passed through its doors between ...