Things to Do

Snowmobiling

There are few things better than curling up by a hot wood-stove with a delicious meal after a thrilling day on the trails. With nearly three meters of snowfall annually, Miramichi is a snowmobilers’ paradise.

Besides our immaculately maintained local trails, Miramichi is  gateway to the Northern Odyssey which boasts over 1000km of trails for your enjoyment. Warming huts maintained by our regional snowmobile clubs offer a unique opportunity to interact with our friendly locals; while many accommodations and restaurants are easily accessible by snowmobile adding convenience to your expedition.

Out of province guests who choose to stay with our partners featured below are eligible to receive a free, one day trail pass for each night’s accommodation.


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Seeking the thrill of hitting the trails without the hassle of bringing your own machine? Wilson’s New Brunswick provides snowmobile rentals and guided tours . Enjoy two nights of luxury accommodations, a reliable two-up touring sled and a professional guide to keep you safe and secure while exploring the Christmas Mountains. Contact Wilson’s today to book a trip to Atlantic Canada’s Great Outdoors.


 

 

 

 

Located directly off trail #582 Pond’s Resort offers cozy, riverfront accommodations complete with a wood-stove. Spend your evening catching up with your fellow snow-goers over a delicious meal at Pond’s Pub (open on weekends). Book your two night stay and receive a $25 Pub Voucher or a three night stay for a $50  pub voucher.


 

 

 

 

Seeking a seemingly endless network of snowmobile trails?  A place where you can strap on the snowshoes and explore Atlantic Canada’s great outdoors?  Perhaps an evening of relaxing in the hot-tub? Now, you can save when you choose to avoid the weekend crowds and book a midweek retreat.
Book a one night stay in a Kitchenette Suite Sunday – Thursday and get 15% off. Book a two or more night stay in ANY accommodation Sunday – Thursday and get 15% off. Book Online and enter discount code SNOWSEEKER2019 (January 1 – March 31 2019 (Sunday – Thursday) 

 

 

 

 

You know what they say about couples that snowmobile together… Take your sweetheart on a getaway they won’t soon forget to The Ledges Inn. Located on the Southwest Miramichi River, their Couple’s Retreat package includes accommodations, a gourmet dinner and hearty breakfast for just $195. The Ledges also offers guided snowmobile tours and group specials.


 

 

 

 

A cozy fireplace, winter sports and access to hundreds of kilometres of groomed trails is all you need for the perfect winter getaway.  Experience Debbie and Dale Norton’s world-class hospitality which has been five generations in the making. Contact MROC for pricing and availability.


 

 

 

 

Enjoy groomed trails right to the entrance of The Rodd which overlooks the magnificent Miramichi River. Their snowmobilers packages start at $130 and include accommodations, a welcome drink and a hearty breakfast.


 

 

 

 

Imagine enjoying a hot breakfast while overlooking the snowy Tabusintac River. Tabusintac Chalets are offering a snowmobiler / ATV special which includes a one night stay in a riverside chalet along trail 48, and all the fixings to prepare a hot breakfast! [$125 Sunday-Thursday or $150 Friday/Saturday]


 

 

 

 

Several of Miramichi’s hotels are easily accessible by snowmobile, offering you close proximity to the city’s many amenities.

 


Fill Up

A fun filled day on the trail can leave you craving a delicious hot meal.  Miramichi has no shortage of snowmobile friendly restaurants with home-cooked meals and hometown hospitality.


Upper Miramichi to Halcomb

  • Pond’s Pub – Priding themselves on “The Best Damn Burger”, the pub is open Friday through Sunday and often holds live entertainment. Easily accessible from trail #582. (featured above)
  • Halcomb’s Moose Barn – Opening mid-January the Moose Barn at MROC Lodges promises hot, home-cooked meals and moose inspired spirits!
  • KC & Son Fish & Chips – Lightly battered haddock, deliciously fried whole clams and The Hangover Poutine are all delicious specialties at this family owned restaurant in Derby. You’ll love warming up by the woodstove while you wait. Accessible by trail 591

Miramichi City

  • Capers’ Pub – From the Thanksgivin’er Poutine to the Whiskey Peppercorn steak, Capers’ prides themselves on taking pub food to the next level. (As an added bonus they have lots of gluten free options and a wide variety of craft beer] Accessible by side trail off of Trail #52. (featured above)
  • 1809 Restaurant – Great views, great food and great company. Warm up by the fire as you await your deliciously prepared meal.
  • Chatters Restaurant – Located in Miramichi, Chatters offers a wide variety of international cuisine: sushi, bibimbap, chicken souvlaki and more.
  • Jane St. Grill – Sizzling ribs, rotisserie chicken and a wide variety of seafood selections; what more could you ask for?

 

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  • Chez Raymond – Serving home-cooked recipes which have been perfected over the past seven decades, Chez Raymond offers hot meals and warm smiles. You can even sample traditional Acadian specialties like Coquille St. Jacques or tarte à la viande. (featured above) 
  • Pub 981 – A relaxed, friendly and fun dining experience offering an eclectic mix of delicious pub specialties (we love the spinach dip!) Keep an eye on their Facebook page for live entertainment.
  • Tazza Cafe – Warm up with a hot specialty coffee or grab a savoury wrap to bring with you on the trail!

Sociables

It’s always fun to get together with your fellow snowmobilers for a bit of fun! Here are some of the events you can look forward to this season!

January 12 – Smelt Fry at KC & Sons Fish & Chip – A true Miramichi classic winter activity!  These small, winter-run fish are fried in a crispy batter and enjoyed whole. This event kicks off at noon!

February 22-24 – Tourism Weekend – On this weekend the NBFSC offers a free weekend trail pass (valued at $80) for visitors from NS, PEI, QC, Ontario & New England. Register for yours here.

 

Experiences

Authentic First Nations powwows, retracing the steps of early European settlers, experience the life of a seasoned fisherman, or spend the day in the fabled Miramichi river, fly fishing for Atlantic salmon. These are just a handful of experiences waiting for you in Miramichi. Connect to the Miramichi in a meaningful way, and leave not only with fondContinue Reading

Arts and Culture

Music festivals, authentic powwows as well as an array of historical cultural celebrations, Miramichi is known for its unique and thriving arts and culture community. Whether you’re sipping cedar tea while visiting a 3,000 year old village, paddling a Voygeur canoe down the river, or listening to songs and stories rooted in folklore, the Miramichi offers aContinue Reading

Fishing

Salmon Fishing It’s no secret that the Miramichi is one of the best salmon-fishing rivers in the world. Come stay at one our many fishing resorts and experience the zen of casting your fly while the river flows slowly past; and the thrill of reeling in the legendary Atlantic salmon. From your first step into theContinue Reading

Museums

Learn about the history and culture of the Miramichi at our many museums. Experience the ways of the Mi’kmaq people at Metepenagiag Heritage Park, see the life of a 19th century Scottish settler at MacDonald Farm, or learn about Miramchi’s old shipbuilding industry at Beaubears Island.  Culture, history, legends and folklore all await you inContinue Reading

Events

Week-long festivals, celebrations of history, culture and music as well as community fairs, there is no shortage of special events along the river. Come celebrate our heritage at Canada’s Irish Festival, powwows, and Lumbermen’s Competition, or participate in our annual Miramichi Striper Cup Bass Fishing Tournament. Wherever your interests lie, you can find a festivalContinue Reading

Dining

Atlantic salmon, fresh lobster and other traditional Miramchi meals fill the menus of our many restaurants. Classic dining rooms on the river, patios and quaint cafés and diners all make up the unique food culture of the Miramichi. Come taste for yourself the diverse and delicious options the Miramichi has to offer!

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.

Activities

The Miramichi Region is just the place to go if  you want to paddle board, hike, mountain bike, take in a game of golf or mini putt, canoe, kayak, fish, take a river boat cruise, watch drag races, take in a festival, or a character tour to learn about our cultural history. Check out allContinue Reading

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