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19 Hikes In New Brunswick That Will Get You Excited For Summer

Road trip out to these trails ASAP!
19 Hikes In New Brunswick That Will Get You Excited For Summer

In anticipation of the quickly approaching warm summer weather (fingers crossed) we decided to put together a list of scenic hiking trails all over New Brunswick that you have to explore this season.  Whether you’re an advanced hiker looking to cross the province, or a downtown Saint John resident trying to find a new downtown walking route, we’ve got the perfect hike for you!

Read Also: 14 Surreal Waterfalls You Can Visit In New Brunswick

Always research hiking trail conditions before heading out for a day trip, and make sure to bring plenty of water and proper athletic footwear!

Fundy Trail Parkway // St. Martins

Distance: 16km return

Difficulty: Moderate

Landmarks: Suspension bridge over Fuller Falls

Sackville Waterfowl Park // Sackville

Distance: 3.6km loop

Difficulty: Easy

Landmarks: Scenic boardwalk and cute ducks!

Harbour Passage // Saint John

Distance: 5.9km one way

Difficulty: Easy

Landmarks: Saint John Harbour Front

French Fort Cove Trail // Miramichi

Distance: 3.8km

Difficulty: Easy

Landmarks: Beautiful views of the Miramichi River

Maliseet Trail // Woodstock

Distance: 1.8km one way

Difficulty: Moderate

Landmarks: Hays Falls

Turtle Mountain Trail // Turtle Mountain

Distance: 11.3km one way

Difficulty: Moderate

Landmarks: Granite cliffs and incredible views

Sussex Bluffs Trail // Sussex

Distance: 2km one way

Difficulty: Moderate

Landmarks: Gorgeous valley lookouts

Parlee Beach Trails // Shediac

Distance: 2.2km one way

Difficulty: Easy

Landmarks: Lookout towers with a view of the beach and surrounding park

Chittick's Beach Trail // New River

Distance: 1.9km loop

Difficulty: Easy

Landmarks:  Canopied boardwalk and beautiful beach views

Clark Gregory Nature Preserve Trails // Deer Island

Distance: 2km loop

Difficulty: Moderate

Landmarks: Phenomenal coastal views

Sentier Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail // Bathurst

Distance: 141km continuously

Difficulty: Varies

Landmarks: Great river views and incredible waterfalls

Mount Carleton Peak Trail // Mount Carleton Provincial Park

Distance: 9.3km loop

Difficulty: Difficult

Landmarks: Incredible views of the valley below

Walton Glen Gorge Trail // St. Martins

Distance: 4.6km

Difficulty: Difficult

Landmarks: Walk amongst incredible cliffs and waterfalls

Hikers Dream Nature Trail // Pokiok Park

Distance: 3.4km loop

Difficulty: Moderate

Landmarks: Awesome views of the dam

Sugarloaf Mountain Trail // Campbellton

Distance: 0.72km one way

Difficulty: Difficult

Landmarks: Amazing peak views of the surrounding park and mountains

Osprey Trail // Kouchibouguac Park

Distance: 3.2km one way

Difficulty: Easy

Landmarks: Breathtaking views of the bay

Arboretum Woods Trail // Odell Park

Distance: 2.2km one way

Difficulty: Moderate

Landmarks:  Beautiful forests and hidden caves

Moosehorn Trail // Fundy Park

Distance: 4.4km one way

Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult

Landmarks: Stunning river and waterfall views

Mount Douglas Bald Trail // Welsford

Distance: 1.1km one way

Difficulty: Difficult

Landmarks: Panoramic views of the valley below

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