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Region Map / Lower St. John River / Fredericton / Hyla

Hyla Park Preserve Trails

Quick Facts

Ratings Legend

Difficulty Easy Features Wetland, Forest
Trail Type Loop Trail Markers Gray Paint Marks
Distance 1.60 km mapped Scenery Rating Special Features
Estimated Time 30 mins Mainteance Rating Variable
Trail Surface Type Crushed Rock Cell Phone Reception Strong
Elevation Change 14 m GPS file Available on request


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On Greenwood Drive in Fredericton find the Baptist Church. Drive behind the church and continue to the back of the parking lot. On the other side of the walking trail is another parking lot. Park here. You will see the shelter that marks the start of the trail on the right hand side of the parking lot.

Trail Description

Hyla park is a small, but very interesting park with several trails. From the parking lot the trail drops down into a wetland that is mostly under water in the spring of the year. There are beautiful hardwoods around the edges, and several small, cattail lined ponds in the middle. Hyla park has the distinction of being the first amphibean park in Canada. It was originally created to help protect the gray tree frog. You will find all types of animals, birds and amphibeans in this park.



This park is in the Hiking NB trail guide for the Lower St. John River Valley Region - Meductic to Fredericton. The guide is available for download below:

Current Weather

External Links

NB Nature Trust - Hyla Park Preserve

Trail last visited September 15, 2017.
Page Last Updated March 8, 2018.