Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia


Blue Rocks is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Lunenburg Municipal District in Lunenburg County.

It stands to seaward of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, somewhat to the east. For many years a fishing village, it was discovered by many artists and photographers (including Joseph Purcell, William E. deGarthe, Jack L. Gray, Wallace R. MacAskill, and others) beginning in the 1940s.

Today the village boasts many artists, and there are also numerous guest houses to be found among the fishermen’s dwellings. Blue Rocks is known as one of the best kayaking spots on the South Shore of Nova Scotia.

Access : Coordinates: 44.356506, -64.251308 / From Halifax – take Hwy 103 then 3 which is a lovely coastal drive through Chester and Mahone Bay. Both are worth a stop along the way. ( 1 hr 10 min) From Yarmouth take Hwy 103 through Barrington, Lockport and Liverpool./ just a 20 minute drive to the east of Lunenburg.

Activities : popular kayaking starting point, / Photo Shooting : Blue Rocks has been a popular destination for artists and photographers since the 1940s.
picnicking / biking

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