Changes and updates for upcoming events…

The events for July 11 and July 19 have switched dates… they are now:

July 11th, Saturday– Hike the Bouctouche Dunes from the Irving Eco-Centre to the Lighthouse and return. Strenuous 22km, ~ 6 hrs including breaks. Sunscreen, hat, lots of water and lunch. Meet at Centennial Park at 8:30am or Eco-Centre parking lot at 9:30am. Note: no dogs are allowed on the dunes. Call Dorine 533-0546 or Darlene 416-859-8841

July 19th Sunday –Split Rock to Black Beach. Meet at Centennial Park 9am – 12km moderate, beautiful hike! Call Dorine 533-0546

And here is additional information for next Saturday’s event:

JULY 18, SATURDAY – Hike South Shore Miramichi River. We will be using Rodd Hotel, 1809 Water St., Miramichi as vehicle shuttle point (face masks recommended) to Loggieville and on our way will stop and visit MIDDLE ISLAND IRISH HISTORICAL PARK ($10 admission fee). Then proceed to Loggieville and hike Chatham Waterfront Trail, easy 14 kms back to Rodd Hotel. Followed by snacks and beverages at O’DONAGHUE’S IRISH PUB on Water Street near the Rodd Hotel.Hike Leader : YVON 866-0593 cell

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Correction for the number to call for Grand Manan camping…

The correct number for ANCHORAGE PARK is 506-662-7022.

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Two events on Sunday July 5th…

JULY 5th, SUNDAY – Tubing on the main Southwest Miramichi River at Gallan’s tubing at Doyles Brook. Swimwear & sandals needed. Bring your own water, and snacks to have a picnic on the river. Cost per tube $17.50 taxes included, and $ 10.00 for tube with bottom. Duration of adventure 2.5 hours.
Meet at Centennial Park entrance by locomotive engine at 9 a.m.
Event leader : YVON 856-6826 and cell during event is 866-0593.

Alternative for July 5th, Sunday there will be a hike lead by Merlin Brown to the Amherst Bird Sanctuary.
This is an easy to moderate 8 kms.
We will test the border crossing procedures on this one. At the very least make sure you have your driver’s licence with you to prove that you live in N.B.
Meet time is 9:30 at Centennial Park (entrance by the train) or 10:30 at the Amherst Mall.
Call Paul @ 588-3034.

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ANCHORAGE PARK 1-506-662-7022 we need to mention that we are with the M.O.E. group in order to be placed together in the same camping section.

COASTAL FERRY SERVICES GRAND MANAN 1-855-882-1978 cost per vehicle $45.80 and cost per person is $12.00 and face masks are required.

Realizing that this is summer time and we need to have fun and explore nature to enhance our joyful vibrations of our hearts. Favorable options for our members are to travel Friday on ferry crossing 5:30 p.m. or Saturday at 11:30, and enjoy not only the destination but the journey itself.

For members that arrived on Friday evening ferry crossing can hike North Trail 9 kms moderate. Meet at the campground reception at 10 a.m.
Hike leader : PHIL 902-432-0050 CELL

For members arriving off the 11:30 ferry crossing can hike Red Point Trail 4 kms easy
Meet at the campground reception area for 7 p.m.
Hike leader : VERNA 506-435-4888 CELL

Hike the White Head Island trail 9 kms moderate. Meet at campground reception area at 9 a.m. Reminder ferry crossing to White Head Island departure 10:30 a.m. and returning at 4 p.m. and face masks are required.
Hike leader : Ralph 506-233-2151 CELL

Hike Southwest Head Lighthouse Trail 8 kms moderate with views Machias Seal Island a well-known puffin breeding site. We will endeavor to enjoy the area with focus on returning to ferry terminal by 4 p.m.
Hike leader : YVON 506-866-0593 CELL


Planning committee team will be in Grand Manan on Wednesday, July 29/20.
Advance team members are YVON, VERNA and PHIL.

Please advise YVON of your campsite number and ferry crossing day & time.
HOME : 856-6826
CELL : 866-0593

Wishing all enjoyable time and memories wanting to return.

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Events for Saturday and Sunday June 27th and 28th….

SATURDAY JUNE 27th–Hike in FNP. We will start at Hueston Brook parking lot and hike to the Coppermine Trailhead (which is open) and do it and if we are allowed then on to Mile Brook and return about 13 Kms.
If we are not allowed to go on to Mile Brook (this is a contentious point at the time I write this) we will return from Coppermine and do the beach at Point Wolfe and back to the vehicles. This would be about 8 Kms.
Scenario No. 1 would be rated strenuous. Scenario 2 would be rated moderate.
Meet at Petro-Can at 10:00 or park Info centre at 11:15.
Call Paul @ 588-3034

Sunday JUNE 28th–Old reliable Dennis Beach to Waterside Beach return. Rated easy to moderate
Meet at Petro-Can at 10:00 or at Old Bank Museum at the corner in Riverside/Albert @ 10:45-10:55.
Call Paul @ 588-3034

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Newsletter for June-September 2020 is now online!!!

The new schedule is on line and you can find it under our Upcoming Events…  Please  have a look and let us know if any updates are needed.

Special thanks to our leaders/organizers for the upcoming events: Julian, Paul, Yvon, Dorine, Darlene, Ralph, Ted, Elizabeth and Marilyn.  Their efforts are greatly appreciated.  Please let me know if I missed someone.

If you would like to lead an event, I see there are a few Sunday openings in July.  Usually Sunday events are easier walks closer to the Greater Moncton Area.  Contact Yvon our Event Organizer if you would like to lead an event.

Reminder our two main meeting places are now:

Important: not all events start at one of theses location so read the event description carefully!

Also an archive of our newsletters (including the current one) in PDF form are available in the Member Events section under the Upcoming Events… This is a members only section and is password protected.  If you need the password please ask any the member of our executive for it.

Have a great week…


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Saturday event changed due to fire index…

Since we cannot hike on crown land or the Dobson trail for the time being tomorrow’s hike has to be changed. So we will be doing a surprise hike meeting at Petro-Can at 9:30. Leader Ted 852-0976.

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Events for Saturday (20th) and Sunday (21st)…

Greetings with hikes for Saturday (20th) and Sunday (21st).

SATURDAY 20th JUNE- Ted Harrison will be leading us on a linear hike from the Hayward Road and Pinnacle to Prosser Ridge. Cars will need to be moved, so masks should be an option while moving cars.
Rated strenuous 10 minus Kms. One long climb starts the hike then undulating terrain after that. Largely in the forest.
Meet time is at Petro-Can at Point Park in Riverview at 9:30.
Call Ted @ 852-0976

SUNDAY 21st JUNE- Sunday looks like a scorcher so I propose to do a hike around Mary’s Point where the temperature will be much more reasonable.
High tide is around 1:00 so we have to get underway early and may have to use the cross country portion of the trail.
Meet at 8:00 at Petro-Can or 9:00 (at the latest) at Mary’s Point.
Rated easy to moderate,6 to 7kms, but with a fair bit of rock hopping.
Call Paul G. @588-3041

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Important reminder about carpooling..

As of May 27th persons within the same bubble of family & friends can travel together in a car without needing to maintain a 2 metre distance. If you are not part of the bubble face masks are required.

Moncton Outdoor Enthusiasts

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