Crescent Beach in Lockeport, Nova Scotia is truly a gem. It offers wide open spaces for running and playing, white sand, and sparkling blue waters. If you’re looking to escape the City, head to Crescent Beach. It’s the perfect day trip, offering a chance to soak up the sand and surf in near solitude.
The Crescent Beach Centre is a world class interpretive centre, featuring displays about a history of the town, First Nation’s fishing techniques, and a collection of marine oddities. The Centre is also home to a visitor information centre, public access computers, free wireless Internet access, and washrooms, showers and change rooms for the beach.
Check out the blog post for more info: This is Crescent Beach in Lockeport, Nova Scotia. Let’s Face It. We’re Spoiled.
How to Get There
From Joseph Howe Drive, turn onto the Hwy 102 ramp to NS-102/NS-101/Truro/South Shore/Annapolis Valley. Take exit 1A for NS-103 toward Peggys Cove/South Shore/Yarmouth. Continue onto NS-103 W. Follow Hwy 103 for 166 km. Turn left onto NS Trunk 3 W (follows the signs for Lockeport). Drive for 17.1 km, then turn left onto Brighton Road. Continue for 2.5 km, to the end of Brighton Road. Turn right, and the Crescent Beach Centre (and the beach) will be right in front of you.