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The Best Hiking in New Brunswick

Looking for the best hiking in New Brunswick? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around New Brunswick. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near New Brunswick

  • Alma, New Brunswick

    Hike to Chutes Third Vault

    5.0
    4.6 mi / 500 ft gain
    The hike begins as a flat path through dense forest. About 1.5 miles in, the trail steepens to go almost straight down. There are several manmade steps to make it a bit easier. Near the bottom you walk through the river a bit until turning a corner to see the gorgeous, cascading falls on your lef...
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  • Alma, New Brunswick

    Backpack to Goose River Beach

    9.8 mi / 550 ft gain
    The Goose River trail is part if the Fundy Footpath and starts in the Fundy National Park. You can reach the Park from both Alma or Saint-Martins, New Brunswick. In the park, follow Point Wolf road for 8km until you reach the parking lot where you can leave you car for the night. Don't forget to ...
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  • Bay View, New Brunswick

    Explore St. Martins's Sea Caves

    1.2 mi / 38 ft gain
    The sea caves are one of the main (if not the main) attractions in the small coastal town of St. Martins. They are free to visit and are located at the far end of the village where you can easily spot them from the road. Park in the restaurant parking lot or leave your car by the side of the road...
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  • Eldon, New Brunswick

    Backpack to Mont Carleton via Mont Sagamook

    7.8 mi / 2690.3 ft gain
    First, this adventure makes for a great day hike, but we figured that it would also be a fantastic occasion to backpack and camp under the stars on a mountain before Winter settled in in the Maritimes. Mount Carleton is the highest peak in the Maritime Provinces, and is designated Dark Sky Preser...
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  • Alma, New Brunswick

    Explore Dickson Falls in Fundy National Park

    5.0
    1 mi / 98.4 ft gain
    Every day during the summer, Dickson Falls in Fundy National Park, sees many hikers, families and tour busses passing by. The short hike is perfectly adapted to children and groups and it is very well maintained. Half of the trail consisted of a four feet wide boardwalk with stairs (a lot of stai...
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  • Alma, New Brunswick

    Hike Upper Salmon River

    8.1 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    We suggest you bring a few friends and drive to Fundy National Park with two cars. Leave one car at the park headquarters near Alma and drive up to the Laverty falls parking lot where you will start your hike. If you only have one car and wish to do an out-and-back hike, start at headquarters.  F...
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  • Saint-Édouard-de-Kent, New Brunswick

    Hike to the Bouctouche Dunes Lighthouse

    3.0
    14.9 mi / 65.6 ft gain
    In Bouctouche, New Brunswick, you can hike one of the longest strip of dunes in the east cost of North America. The 12 k of dunes is the habitat of many birds and plants. It is also the home is the endanger piping plover. Visitors must walk on wet sand and be careful not to disturb wildlife. Ther...
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  • Elgin, New Brunswick

    Water-Hike to Gordon Falls

    0.6 mi / 0 ft gain
    Gordon Falls is one of the best waterfalls in New Brunswick. It is situated 45 minutes out of Moncton, is easily accessible from the road, and is absolutely worth the drive whenever you wish to cool down on a hot summer day. While it's possible to reach the waterfall right out of your car and han...
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  • Elgin, New Brunswick

    Summit Hayward Pinnacle

    2.6 mi / 770 ft gain
    Crossing the Riverview bridge from Moncton, take a right onto Coverdale Rd and follow that road until you reach Rte 885, (or as we like to say: at the second church - about a 15 minute drive). Take a hard left and follow Rte 885 for about 25 minutes. Turn left on Prosser Brook Rd for about 5.3 km...
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  • Hillsborough, New Brunswick

    Snowshoe through White Rock Recreational Area

    25 mi / 656.2 ft gain
    White Rock Recreational Area is one of the best places in New Brunswick to mountain bike in the summer and it turns into a snowshoe haven during winter. The park is located 20 minutes South of Moncton driving on Road 114. In Hillsboroug, take a right turn on Golf Club Road and let your car in the...
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  • 394 Parlee Brook Road, New Brunswick

    Snowshoe to Parlee Brook Ice Amphitheater

    3.7 mi / 492.1 ft gain
    To reach the trail leading to the Amphitheater, from Sussex Corner, New Brunswick, you can follow the road signs to Poley Mountain. Once on Waterford Rd, turn right onto Parlee Brooke Rd, approximately 3km before the ski resort. Follow this road for about 5 km. The trail starts just before the la...
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  • 1340 New Brunswick 117, New Brunswick

    Winter Backpack to South Kouchibouguak

    10 mi
    Winter backpacking at Kouchibouguak NP Kouchibouguak National Park is a big piece of protected land on the East coast of New Brunswick. It's a beautiful summer destination for canoe adventures, family camping and chilling on the beach. In low season, the Park offers plenty of opportunities for sn...
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