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  • Gateway CG, Amherst, NS


    Gateway Parkland CG is located just off Highway 2, the Trans-Canada Highway, as you enter Nova Scotia near Amherst. It's an older CG and not particularly a destination kind of place, but it suited our needs for a one-night stop-over on our way to Cape Breton.


    Just a few hundred yards from the highway exit is the campground entrance. This is your initial view of the campground.

    Date of visit: Aug 2009

    Lots of empty sites to choose from, all pretty much the same. We ended up on site C-6, in between a couple of pine trees. It had been quite wet lately, so the ground was pretty soggy in spots.

    Looking down the B-line of sites. All sites have W/E(30A) hookups and there are some with sewer connection as well. Although we said we didn't need the sewer hookup (which is $3.00 more) , the very friendly gal in the office put us on a full hookup site, and did not charge us the extra.

    The sites in the D and E lines are out in the total sun.

    An overall look at the sites in the A and B lines.

    The bath-house is bit dated, but we would rate it as adequate. It was clean and the showers were hot. There's a laundromat on the back side, but a rather tattered sign taped on the door said it was out of service.

    It doesn't look like this old Shasta Class C has been on the highway recently.


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