COVID-19 Press Releases

Closures - All Provincial & Municipal Beaches & Parks

*UPDATED* Municipal/Provincial trails will remain open for exercise. Gathering limits and social distancing guidelines must be followed.

Provincial State of Emergency Declared! On March 22, the Province of Nova Scotia declared a state of emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19. The state of emergency will be in effect for 14 days and may be renewed. The emergency order is valid until April 5, 2020.

As a result all Municipality of Shelburne PARKS & TRAILS are CLOSED. This includes Welkum Park, Jordan Youth Park, Roseway River Trail, Tom Tigney Trail, Footbridge Trail, Jordan River Trail and Interpretive sites. All Provincial and Municipal beaches are also closed.

Please practice responsible social distancing and adhere to all the Provincial regulations. For more information on the declaration and the Province's response to the virus, visit