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Fundy Coastal East Region

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The Fundy Trail is a multi day hike along the Fundy coast that starts (or ends) at the suspension bridge on the Little Salmon River, and ends in Fundy National Park. Fundy National Park is one of two national parks in the province. To get to the park by car you have to head north on highway 11 to the Town of Sussex. The Town of Sussex is defined as the Gateway to the Fundy Expereience. From Sussex head north on Highway 1 for approximately 20 km and head south on highway 114 to get to the north-west entrance of the park.

Fundy National Park offers a wide range of hiking opportunities through a variety of different landscapes and habitats. Heading north-east along the Bay of Fundy you pass Mary's Point Preserve, which is a unique destination for anyone who likes birds. Eventually you reach Hopewell Rocks, which is the most famous place for viewing the Bay of Fundy tides. The Bay of Fundy has the highest tides in the world. You can literally walk on the ocean floor if you are there at the right time of day.

Heading north-west the bay turns into the Peticodiac river, which eventually leads to the Town of Riverview. If you cross the river you are in the City of Moncton and just to the east of Moncton is the City of Dieppe. Riverview, Moncton and Dieppe all have several parks and trails to check out.

If you follow highway 2 south-east towards the province of Nova Scotia you will come to the Town of Sackville on the north-east tip of the bay of fundy. The Town of Sackville also hase several parks and trails worth checking out.

The Fundy Coastal East Region is surrounded by the Lower St. John River Vally Region to the west, the Miramichi River Region to the north and the Acadian Coastal South Region to the east.


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Page Last Updated February 9, 2013.