Plan your visit
Kouchibouguac National Park
Kouchibouguac National Park is a 1 hour drive north of Moncton or 2 and half hours north east of Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Acadian Coastal Drive offers you the best views by car. The park is not accessible via public transit.
Plan at least a full day to visit Kouchibouguac National Park. You can also camp for a night or extend your stay. The park is open year-round and Kellys' Beach is a popular destination during the months of July and August.
A fire ban is currently in effect in Kouchibouguac National Park.
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Visiting Kouchibouguac National Park
Hours of operation
Hours and dates of operation for park services and facilities.
Make your trip a safe one by checking the latest trail conditions.
Safety and guidelines
Visitor safety, park regulations and law enforcement.
Equipment rentals for Cross country skis, snowshoes and fat bikes.
Visitor information centre
Information centre, exhibit, theatre, discovery centre and gift shop.
Make a reservation for campsites or accommodations.
Camping and overnight accommodations
Tent or trailer camping, oTENTik, primitive camping.
Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.
Electric vehicle charging stations
Charging stations (Tesla et J-1772) located throughout the park.
You and your pets
Rules and regulations, tips for ensuring your pets’ safety in the park.
Current conditions and forecast for Kouchibouguac National Park.
Brochures and publications
Park map, campground maps, winter maps.
How to get here
186, Route 117
The park is located on New Brunswick's central eastern shore in an area known as the Acadian Coastal Drive. It is located in Kent County, a one‑hour drive north of Moncton, or a four‑hour drive from the Quebec border, or a four‑hour drive northeast of Maine.
From Moncton, take Highway 15 to Shediac and then either Highway 11 heading north, or the more scenic Acadian Coastal Drive.
From Miramichi, take Highway 11 heading south, or the more scenic Acadian Coastal Drive via route 117.
Via Rail Canada Ltd has regular train services to the nearest train stations, Miramichi and Moncton located respectively 45 minutes and 1 hour from Kouchibouguac. Both cities offer car rental services.
The Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport, located in Moncton, is the closest major airport to Kouchibouguac.
Facilities and services
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