Spring Activities to Experience in New Brunswick

Spring is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors in New Brunswick. With its stunning natural beauty, charming towns and villages, and a plethora of outdoor activities, the province has something to keep everyone busy all season long.  Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie like me or someone who prefers a more leisurely pace, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities to try this season. Here are some ideas to get you started.


Spring Activities to Experience in New Brunswick


  • Hiking
    The province is home to some of the most beautiful hiking trails in Canada. Whether you’re looking for an easy nature walk or a challenging mountain climb, there’s plenty of options for everyone. Some popular trails to check out include Fundy National Park’s Coastal Trail, Mount Carleton Provincial Park’s Mount Sagamook Trail, Kouchibouguac National Park and the Dobson Trail in the Fundy Footpath.



  • Cycling
    With its scenic routes and rolling hills, the province is a cyclist’s paradise. The province’s many trails and country roads offer a variety of cycling options, from leisurely rides to challenging hill climbs. The River Valley Scenic Drive, which runs along the Saint John River, is a popular cycling route that takes cyclists through quaint villages and past stunning vistas. The Acadian Coastal Drive, the Fundy Trail Parkway, and the Petitcodiac River Valley are all popular routes to explore.


  • Kayaking and Canoeing
    From the Miramichi River to the Bay of Fundy, there are plenty of waterways to explore. With over 120 rivers and countless lakes, New Brunswick is a paddler’s paradise. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful paddle or a whitewater adventure, there’s a route for you. The Saint John River is one popular destination for kayakers and canoers, offering scenic views of the countryside and the chance to spot wildlife. The Miramichi River is another popular spot, known for its world-class salmon fishing.


  • Whale Watching
    Spring is the perfect time to spot whales off the coast of New Brunswick. The Bay of Fundy is home to several species of whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, and minke whales. Several whale watching tours depart from towns such as St. Andrews and Grand Manan, offering visitors the chance to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures.


  • Camping
    With its stunning scenery and abundance of wildlife, camping in the province is an unforgettable experience. Whether you prefer roughing it in a tent or glamping in a cabin, there are plenty of campgrounds to choose from. Popular options include Fundy National Park, Kouchibouguac National Park, and Mount Carleton Provincial Park.


  • Golfing
    New Brunswick has plenty golf courses that offer breathtaking views of the province’s natural beauty. From seaside courses to parkland courses, there’s a golf course to suit every golfer’s style and skill level. The Algonquin Golf Course in St. Andrews is a popular destination for golfers, offering panoramic views of the Bay of Fundy and the surrounding countryside. Popular options also include Kingswood Park Golf Course, and Gowan Brae Golf and Country Club.

  • Beaches
    The province has some of the most beautiful beaches in Canada, with warm water and scenery. We have the famous Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy and the crystal-clear waters of Parlee Beach. Perfect for families who want to spend a day in the sun.


These are just a few of the outdoor activities you can try. The beautiful province of New Brunswick is a perfect destination for families and outdoor enthusiasts. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and explore the province for an unforgettable outdoor adventure this Spring!


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