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Irving Nature Park

Irving Nature Park Review

The ecosystems of the southern New Brunswick coast are preserved in this lovely 600-acre park on a peninsula close to downtown. Roads and eight walking trails (up to several miles long) make bird- and nature-watching easy. Many shorebirds breed here, and it's a staging site on the flight path of shorebirds migrating between the Arctic and South America. Stop at the information kiosk just inside the entrance for a naturalist's notebook, a guide to what you'll find in the park, season by season. Tours are available, special events include off-season moonlight showshoeing, and it's an excellent spot for picnicking. Motor vehicles are excluded on Saturday before noon.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Sand Cove Rd., Saint John, NB
  • Phone: 506/653–7367
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: May–early Sept. daily 8–8; early Sept.–mid-Oct., daily 8–6
  • Location: Saint John
Updated: 08-15-2013

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