Discover a national park on New Brunswick’s Acadian Coast where lush mixed-wood forests lead to colorful salt marshes and warm ocean beaches. Offshore, golden sand dunes foster calm seas. At night, this Dark Sky Preserve is a celestial masterpiece; in winter, it is a snowbound fun zone. And each of these natural wonders intertwines with fascinating Mi’gmaq and Acadian cultures. Welcome to Kouchibouguac National Park—an awe-inspiring all-season destination.
The Parkway, from the Information Centre to La Source, is closed for the season. The road is scheduled to reopen in the spring of 2020.
Kouchibouguac National Park remains open, but visitors are advised to use caution on the trails during their trip.
Hours of operation
Park Administration: Monday to Friday, from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Fundy National Park
The world’s highest tides await visitors at Fundy National Park. Kayak on the Bay of Fundy, explore the seafloor when the tide recedes, hike or bike through native Acadian forests and more at one of Canada’s best-known national parks.
Boishébert and Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Sites
Uncover the trials and triumphs of centuries past. Connect with history on a Voyageur Canoe adventure. Interact with lively historical recreationists. Stroll through old-growth pines and discover the captivating stories of Boishébert and Beaubears National Historic Sites.
Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site
Discover a time when Britain and France were caught in a tug-of-war for dominance in Acadie, and be moved by the stories of soldiers and settlers who lived and died around the historic star-shaped fort.
Monument Lefebvre National Historic Site
The Monument-Lefebvre is a 19th century heritage building where visitors experience the triumphs of the Acadians through artefacts, film, performances, and the permanent exhibit, “Reflections of a Journey – The Odyssey of the Acadian People.”
Battle of Restigouche National Historic Site
Relive the last naval battle between France and England for possession of American territory at the Battle of Restigouche National Historic Site. As well, discover the remains of the wreck of the Machault which has been under water for over 200 years!
Beaubassin and Fort Lawrence National Historic Sites
A thriving Acadian settlement here became a pivotal site in the struggle between Great Britain and France for control of the Isthmus of Chignecto region.