Attractions

Museums, markets, parks and beaches all await you along the Miramichi. With a list of activities and attractions as diverse as the river’s history, there’s surely something for everyone.

Miramichi Exhibition

Join us on July 12 -16, 2016 as one of the Maritimes’ oldest traditions opens its 93rd season with something for everyone. From old favourites to new attractions, you will find something for the whole family. Daily – 12 Noon to 11:30 PM Bracelet Day Every day at the 93rd MIRAMICHI EXHIBITION is a “BRACELET […]  More Details

Dare the Dark With the Headless Nun – French Fort Cove Nature Park

Despite the mysterious disappearances of tour guides, constant sabotages, and unearthly screams leaking from the depths of the French Fort Cove, the Dare The Dark with the Headless Nun Tour will continue to terrify the denizens of the Miramichi for another summer. Tour the depths of French Fort Cove as you uncover the legend of […]  More Details

Ritchie Wharf Park

Shipbuilding is the theme of this charming public park. While this very waterfront was once a thriving shipbuilding industry, today it is a place where your children can have fun in the nautically themed playground. They’ll love to play and get wet on the splash pad, then sit down for a scoop (or 3) of ice cream! You’ll […]  More Details

French Fort Cove

French Fort Cove is a multi-season park with walking, hiking and biking trails. During the months of July and August courageous visitors can take part in the Dare the Dark with the Headless Nun adventure. Autumn brings beautiful views of colourful fall foliage.  More Details

Atlantic Salmon Museum

The Atlantic Salmon Museum (Miramichi Salmon Museum) is a non-profit organization located on the banks of the Main South West Miramichi River in the Village of Doaktown. The museum houses a very extensive collection of artifacts and interpretive displays that tell the story of the sport of fly fishing and the life and history of the Atlantic salmon. Within […]  More Details

Newcastle Farmer’s Market

Home baking, gluten free and diabetic cooking, jam, pickles, beans, and fudge. Fresh meats, eggs, cheese, vegetables, honey, and wine. Meals to eat in or take out. Beautiful handmade jewelry, gifts, novelty items, purses, Tupperware, wood crafts, fabrics, soaps and lotions, books, knitting, crocheted hats, local music, and much more.  More Details

Middle Island

Captain’s Galley restaurant, interpretive centre, light house, amphitheatre, murals, walking trails, tours, wedding ceremonies, reunions, luncheons, special events, there’s always something to do at Middle Island. The Miramichi River Valley received a significant number of Irish immigrants in the years before and during the potato famine. Many early Irish settlers came for the economic opportunities promised by the […]  More Details

MacDonald Farm Heritage Site

The historic MacDonald Farm site in Bartibog overlooks the Miramichi River, far from prying eyes. To discover its secrets and appreciate the charming scenery, visitors take a horse drawn wagon along a winding trail that leads to the spectacular historic homestead. A tour of the fine stone house, built in the Georgian tradition, in the company of the costumed […]  More Details

Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library & Museum

Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library and Museum Step back in time with a visit to the Tabusintac Museum. See artifacts and pictures that details life in the settlement in years gone by. Learn about the history of the community and its early settlers including Charlotte Taylor, the Mother of Tabusintac. Take part in the tour, Follow […]  More Details

Wilsons Point

Wilsons Point is a site with great significance to the history of Miramichi. Many of the earliest English speaking settlers lived and were buried in this area and it holds  the history of our Scottish ancestors. The Scottish Heritage Association has been working to preserve the history of this area, and have restored the original gravesites & walking […]  More Details

Over The Hill Zip Line

Over The Hill Zipline Over The Hill Zipline Over The Hill Zip-Line is located over the Little Sou’West Miramichi River. Our zip-line is 1100 ft long one way, which makes it the longest Zip-Line in New Brunswick! After your first ride across the river, you hook onto the 800 ft cable and land at the […]  More Details

Priceville Footbridge

Nestled off Highway 8 on the outskirts of Doaktown, The Priceville Footbridge is one of the great wonders of the Miramichi. Travel back through time on this suspension footbridge, which spans the waters of the Miramichi River. Surrounded by scenic farmland and forests, the bridge makes for a great opportunity to stretch your legs, or just a […]  More Details

Water Street Farmer’s Market

A small-town farmers market characterized by its warmth and hospitality, the market showcases a variety of quality, hand-crafted wares that are made locally. Vendors bring goods such as knitting, crochet, woodworking and tole painting, jewelry, pottery, handmade soap, fine stitchery and quilts. There are also a number of food vendors including an on-site kitchen, which […]  More Details

Central NB Woodmen’s Museum

Fifteen acres of forest land immersed in lumbering legends, ghostly hauntings, folklore, and songs; help you savor the stories of the “Canadian” lumberjack. Their colorful and vibrant lives have been shaped by our majestic forest and the magic of the Miramichi River. Wandering the Museum buildings, you weave the story of the arrival of Thomas […]  More Details

Escuminac Wharf

The Escuminac Wharf is the largest full-service inshore wharf in Canada, gracefully overlooking the Miramichi Bay. Discover Escuminac’s welcoming hospitality, natural scenic wonders, and taste of the sea that is second to none! Whether you’re boating commercially, for leisure, or maybe just taking your family out for an afternoon adventure, we welcome you to experience […]  More Details

Miramichi River Boat Tours

Discover Miramichi aboard the 50 passenger, Max Aitken tour boat featuring the river’s only double decker touring. Relax in comfort as your colourful Acadian Captain, Azade Haché interprets the river and its history. Fully certified, licensed and bilingual, the Max Aitken is Transport Canada approved. Ninety minute tours depart Ritchie Wharf, Miramichi. In addition, evening cruises, special events and […]  More Details

Ile Beaubears Island

Visit Beaubears Island, a place where fortunes were made and lives were lost, and learn the role Beaubears Island played in Miramichi and Canada’s history. The modern Interpretive Centre and Museum in Nelson houses several artifacts, interactive touch-screens, and a model depicting how the Island looked in its prime circa 1840. After enjoying the Interpretive […]  More Details