Welcome to Kouchibouguac National Park!

Golden sand dunes, estuaries brimming with life, warm ocean beaches, Mi’kmaw and Acadian culture, the starry spectacle of a Dark Sky Preserve and snowbound winter activities weave together the compelling tapestry of Kouchibouguac National Park.

The park extends over 238-square-kilometres of Maritime Plain Natural Region along New Brunswick’s scenic Acadian Coast. This mosaic of salt marshes, peat bogs, freshwater systems, Acadian woodland and sandy beaches has long captivated guests, one generation to the next.

Kouchibouguac in a nutshell

  • Established in 1969
  • Protected area of 2382 km
  • Over 25 km of shifting sand dunes
  • Maximum elevation of 30 m above sea level
  • Dark Sky Preserve since 2009
  • The name Kouchibouguac is of Mi'kmaw origin and means "river of long tides"