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.

Fletcher’s Farm

Try your best not to get lost while navigating your way through the five-acre corn maze and completing the Miramichi themed scavenger hunt! Fletcher’s maze is opening September 1st, 2018. Along with the regular day time maze, you’ll also have the opportunity to experience a night time maze! Once October hits, what better way to […]  More Details

Little Big Bear Safari

At Little, Big Bear Safari you can observe the magnificent black bear in its natural habitat. From the comfort of a secure tower, always accompanied by a certified guide for your security you can view bears from May to October.  We sometimes have Mama bears showing off their cute little ones, and of course there […]  More Details

Miramichi Exhibition

July 17 – 21, 2018 From old favourites to new attractions, you will find something for the whole family with free admissions to the exhibition grounds every day.  An afternoon will fly by as you wander through the market place. Both the kids and the kids at heart will love the thrills of the amusements […]  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 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 as well as the history of the Atlantic salmon. Their artifacts include […]  More Details

Newcastle Farmers’ Market

Come check out the Newcastle Farmers Market every Friday from 10am to 2pm.  Meet locals who sell their creations, from handmade jewellery, to homemade cookies and jam. Along with purses, wood crafts and tupperware.  It’s always a good idea to get some lunch while shopping at the market. The Farmer’s Market offers eat in or […]  More Details

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 lumber industry, but there were many others who were far less fortunate. On June 3rd 1847, the Looshtauk out of Dublin, Ireland arrived at Middle Island, which […]  More Details

MacDonald Farm Heritage Site

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

Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library & 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. Follow the Steps of Charlotte Taylor and hear the story about her […]  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

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 Farmers’ Market

The Water Street Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays from 9am-1pm.  There is many food vendors as well as a kitchen staff who offer a hearty home-cooked breakfast. After having a bite to eat, why not check out all the small-town vendors who showcase their goods.  You may see locally grown organic meats and vegetables, handmade […]  More Details

Central NB Woodmen’s Museum

Fifteen acres of forest land immersed in lumbering legends, ghostly hauntings, folklore, and songs; help you savour 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. In addition, evening cruises, special events and group […]  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