Petite Riviere is a small village on the South Shore in Nova Scotia in Canada. It is located about 20 minutes outside of Bridgewater. It is located between Rissers Beach Provincial Park and the community of Green Bay. The local people commonly call the village simply "Petite".
Petite Riviere Elementary School is located in the community and has approximately 90 pupils; the current principal is Janet Baxter.
Samuel de Champlain is said to have given the river its name after landing at the location during the early 17th century.