Hiking Ideas for June to September

Hike along the shore of the Petitcodiac River in the Allison area. Easy 8-10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or Gerry’s place at 10:30 am. Call for directions.

Hike Beech Hill Park & Mt. View. Easy 12 km. Followed by a BBQ at O’Reilly’s. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:30 am or Edward’s place (call for directions) at 11:15 am.

Hike Black Hole Trail to Third Vault Falls in Fundy National Park. Moderate to strenuous, 16 kms, one river crossing. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:30 am.

Hike French Fort Cove, Millbank trail, and Middle Island near Miramichi. Easy to moderate 14 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am.

Hike from Bennett Lake to Point Wolfe in Fundy National Park. Strenuous 14 km, one huge hill. Bring water shoes for river crossing. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:15 am.

Hike from Big Salmon River to Seely Beach on the Fundy Footpath. Strenuous 12-14 km.  Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike from British Settlement to Westcock Marsh via the wooded trail & road. Return via the woods & quarry. Easy 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or Tim Horton’s in Sackville at 10:45 am.

Hike from Cape d’Or Cliff Top Trail, the Advocate Dyke and the cobble beach lined with driftwood. Moderate 12 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 10:00 am.

Hike from Cape d’Or Road to Spencer’s Island in Advocate. Moderate 12 km. One flower pot rock and a nice forest. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike from Eatonville to Red Rocks along the cross country trail in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Involves moving cars. Moderate to strenuous 14 km. beautiful forest trail. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike from Frosty Hollow to Dorchester, past blueberry fields with spectacular views. Easy 4.5 hours. Meet C.O.C. at 10:00 or Tim Horton’s in Sackville at 10:45 am.

Hike from Fundy Trail Interpretive Centre to Hearst Lodge then to Lookoff at mouth of Salmon River. Moderate to strenuous 8 km. One large hill. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or the Irving Store in St. Martins at 10:45 am.

Hike from Fundy Trail Interpretive Centre to Seeley Beach on the Fundy Footpath. Strenuous 12 km, rugged but beautiful!  Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike from McCumber Brook side trail to the Eye of the Needle and up to a look off over the Walton Glen Gorge. Strenuous 12 km. Bring water shoes. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Adair’s Wilderness Lodge at 9:45 am. Some members may camp. Please contact Dave if you’re interested.

Hike from Mill Road to Harrisville along the Humphrey Brook Trail. Easy 8 km return. Meet at the corner of Mill Rd. and Martin St. at 10:00 am

Hike from Newfoundland Creek area near Cape Enrage to a lake. Details to follow after exploratory hike. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike from Prosser Brook Rd to Hayward Pinnacle on the Dobson Trail. Moderate to strenuous 12 km, we may return through the area where wind farm is being constructed. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike from Sawmill Creek to the Crooked Creek lookout and return. Easy 12 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike from Walker Road to Lookout Ridge. Moderate. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or Tim Horton’s in Sackville at 10:45 am.

Hike in the Allison area. Moderate 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10 am or at Stirling Crescent located at # 2123  Salisbury Rd. at 10:30am

Hike in the Cape Capstan, Apple River Bay and Carrying Cove areas. Easy 8 plus km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:00 am

Hike in the Cape Tormentine, Port Elgin area. Moderate 12 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike in the Churches Corner area. Easy 12 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike in the Curryville, Lower Cape area. Moderate 10-12 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike in the Earltown area of NS. We will hike on part of four trails in the Gully Lake Wilderness area and see three water falls. Moderate 13 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike in the Earltown area of NS. We will hike part of the Earltown Lake and Portage Trails as well as the Rogart Mountain Trail. Moderate 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike in the Earltown area of NS. We will hike the Earltown Lake, Portage & Sandy Cape Lake trails. Moderate 12 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike in the Earltown area of NS. Will include the Rogart Mtn. trail and a visit to the Balmoral Grist Mill. Moderate 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Center Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike in the Hillsborough & Albert Mines areas. Strenuous 14 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:30 am.

Hike in the Irishtown Nature Park. Easy 10 kms. Meet in Irishtown Park parking lot at 10:00 am.

Hike in the Irving Nature Park in Saint John. Moderate 12 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or The Barn at 10:30 am.

Hike in the Lockhart Lake and Two Rivers area (near New Horton). Easy 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike in the Mapleton Park area. Easy 8-10 km. Meet in the Gorge Rd. parking lot at 10:00 am.

Hike in the Parrsboro area; Ward’s Falls, Cape Sharpe & Partridge Island, plus a visit to the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy. Moderate 11 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 10:00 am.

Hike in the Paunchy Lake/ Tantramar Wildlife area. Easy 13 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Tim Horton’s in Sackville at 9:45 am.

Hike in the Sackville Mt. View area. Easy 10 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:15 am or Tim Horton’s in Sackville at 10:00 am.

Hike in the Whitehills area of Hillsborough. Moderate 12 km.  Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 a.m.

Hike Laverty Falls, Upper Salmon River & Third Vault Falls Trails in Fundy National Park. Strenuous 16 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:15 am. Some people may camp in park Sunday night.

Hike or Bike. Bike from Riverside Albert School on the TransCanada trail across the marsh to Harvey Bank and back to Riverside Albert. 20 km (with the option to bike to Mary’s Point to make it 40 km). OR Hike from school to bridge, or to Harvey Bank and up to lookout. Meet at Riverview Old Firestation (Chocolate River Tourist Information) at 10:00 am or Riverside Albert School at 11:00 am.

Hike the Bouctouche Dunes to the Lighthouse and return. Or less if you wish. Stop for a swim along the way. Bring sunscreen, lots of water & a lunch. Moderate 22 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am

Hike the Bouctouche wooded trail to the dunes & return. Moderate 18 km, easy walking, no hills. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:30 am.

Hike the Burn Loop in Sackville area. Have lunch along the Joe Brook. Easy 10-12 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:30 am or Tim Horton’s in Sackville at 10:15 am.

Hike the Caledonia Gorge area. Moderate to strenuous, one steep hill. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike the Campground, Fire Tower loop in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Moderate to strenuous. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike the Cap Lumiere Dunes. Moderate 10 km return. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or the Cap Lumiere Wharf at 11:00 am.

Hike the Coastal Trail in Fundy National Park. Swimming Pool to Herring Cove; Ridge top views, strenuous 3.2 km. Herring Cove to Point Wolfe; fern glades, lush forest & coastal views, strenuous 6.9 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:15 am

Hike the Devil’s Bend Trail at Economy Falls. Moderate 12 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike the Dobson Trail from Sandhill Side Trail to the Pine Glen Rd. parking lot. Moderate 12 km. Meet in Dobson Trail parking lot on Pine Glen Rd. at 9:00 am.

Hike the Fire Tower Loop in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Scenic hike with views of both Minas Basin & Chignecto Bay. Strenuous 12-14 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike the Forks Trail to Headquarters in Fundy National Park. Strenuous 12-14 km. River crossings, natural pools and great river. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or Park headquarters at 11:15 am.

Hike the Foster Brook and Copper Mine trails in Fundy National Park. One strenuous hill and one river crossing (Bring water shoes). Moderate 14 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:30 am.

Hike the Foster Brook, Shiphaven & Point Wolfe Beach Trails in Fundy National Park. One strenuous hill and one river crossing (Bring water shoes). Moderate to strenuous 11 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:30 am or park headquarters at 10:45 am.

Hike the Fundy Footpath from Goose Creek to Martin Head Rd. Strenuous 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike the Goose River Trail in Fundy National Park. Good views of Martin Head & rugged cliffs. Moderate 16 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:15 am.

Hike the Green Snake Trail in Alma. Easy 8 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or park headquarters at 11:15 am.

Hike the Kouchibouguac River Trail in Kouchibouguac National Park. Moderate 16 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:30 am.

Hike the Maple Grove, Tippen Lot, and White Tail Loop in Fundy National Park. Strenuous, 13 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:30 am.

Hike the McGahey Brook Trail & Fundy Ridge Trail in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Moderate to strenuous 11 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 10:00 am.

Hike the Old Ship Railway Trail and Amherst Shore Provincial Park. Easy 10-12 km.  Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike the Old Ship Railway Trail in Tidnish NS near Baie Verte NB to beach and return. After hike visit the Winegarden Estate for a wine festival with food & entertainment. Easy. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00.

Hike the Osprey & Claire Fontaine trails in Kouchibouguac National Park. Easy 8.4 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or park headquarters at 11:30 am.

Hike the Recreational Trail & a section of the TransCanada Trail in St. Joseph. Easy 8 – 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike the Red Head Trail in Five Islands Provincial Park. Moderate 12 km, 4 hours. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 10:00 am

Hike the Richibucto Dunes. Easy 9 km. We may stop for a swim along the way. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike the Rogart Mountain, part of Earltown Lake & Portage Trails in the Gully Lake area, NS. Easy 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Center Mall at 9:30 am.

Hike the Snake River Trail in Alma. Easy 8 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:15 am.

Hike the Sussex Bluffs. Moderate 14-16 km. Beautiful views. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike the Thomas Cove Trail, Economy Point, NS then to a waterfall in Five Islands area. Easy 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 or Amherst Centre Mall at 10:00 am.

Hike the Tippen Lot, and White Tail Loop in Fundy National Park. Moderate to strenuous 13 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:15 am.

Hike the Tracey Lake Trail in Fundy National Park. Home to moose, black spruce & pitcher plants. Uneven sections with wet areas. River crossing may be high. Moderate 14 km return. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarters at 10:30 am.

Hike the trail into Sussex from the Bluffs and return. Easy 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am.

Hike the TransCanada Trail and Hopewell Hill loop. Moderate 12 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike the TransCanada Trail from Irving Stn. in Dieppe to the causeway, over to Riverview and return by the bridge. Easy 10-12 km. Meet at the Irving Station in Dieppe at 10:00 am.

Hike the TransCanada Trail from Sackville towards Port Elgin. Easy. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Tim Horton’s in Sackville at 9:45 am.

Hike the TransCanada Trail in Riverside Albert / Crooked Creek area. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:30 am.

Hike the TransCanada Trail near the Eye of the Needle. Strenuous. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Adair’s Wilderness Lodge at 9:45 am.

Hike the waterfalls along the Quiddy River. Strenuous 12 kms. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Adair’s Wilderness Lodge at 10:30 am.

Hike the Wentworth East Trail. Moderate to strenuous 12-14 km, one steep climb, great look-off. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 10:00 am.

Hike the Wentworth West Trail. One great look-off, and visit a waterfall.  Moderate 12-14 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 10:00 am.

Hike to Jonathon Creek and back. We may do some exploring, distance to be determined. Meet at COC 1:00 pm.

Hike to Martin’s Head from the Quiddy River Road & return. Moderate 10 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:30 am or Adair’s Wilderness Lodge at 11:00 am.

Hike to Marvin Lake in Fundy National Park. Easy to Moderate 16 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Park Headquarter’s at 10:15 am.

Hike to Mary Pitcher Falls. Strenuous. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Adair’s Wilderness Lodge at 9:45 am.

Hike to St. Anselme Rotary Lodge for Brunch and return. Easy 12 km. Meet at 10:00 am at the Irving Station across from Champlain Place.

Hike to the top of Shepody Mtn. One steep climb, beautiful views. Moderate to strenuous, 14 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am.

Hike up Stuart Mountain. Strenuous 14 km. Meet at C.O.C at 9:30 am.

“Breakfast on the Marsh”. Breakfast at Patterson’s Restaurant, Sackville. Followed by a hike in Sackville Waterfowl Park (easy 3 km), a drive to Fort Beausejour for a hike along the marshland dykes (easy 7-8 km), and an optional stop to explore the Fort. Meet at C.O.C. at 9:00 am or Patterson’s Restaurant at 10:00 am

Visit the new Eatonville day-use area at the Cape Chignecto Provincial Park followed by a hike to Green Point on the Coastal Trail. Moderate 10-12 km. Meet at C.O.C. at 8:30 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 9:30 am.

Visit the new Joggins Fossil Centre and walk on the 300,000,000 year old beach. Easy 10-12 km.  Meet at C.O.C. at 10:00 am or Amherst Centre Mall at 11:00 am.

Three Day trips…
3-Day Hike along the Catamount Trail from Adair’s Wilderness Lodge to Martin Head. Meet 9th at C.O.C. at 8:00 am. Hikers will carry day packs only. Camping gear will be transported to campsites each day. Moderate, 36 km.

Camp in Cavendish National Park. Book your sites at http://www.cavendishbeachpei.com/placestostay.php

Camp in Blomidon Provincial Park. Hike the park trails and Cape Split. The park is 25 km north of Hwy 101. From Exit 11, follow Rte 358 to Canning. Proceed through Canning and follow  Pereau Rd. to park.

Camp on Campobello Island. Leave Rte1 at St. George, take Rte 172 to L’etete. Government Ferry to Deer Island runs from 7am-10pm. From Deer Island take ferry to Campobello Island (leaves on the ½ hour from 8:30am-6:30pm. Car & driver ~$13.00, passenger ~$2.00). Follow Rte 774 past entrance to Roosevelt International Park, turn on road to Herring Cove Provincial Park. Hikes will be easy to moderate, ~10km.

Camp in Five Islands Provincial Park. hike area trails at Thomas Cove, Economy, etc. We will camp in a Group campsite, details to follow.

Camp in Rockwood Park, Saint John, NB. Hikes will be in Saint John & St. Martin’s area. Book your site ASAP at 506-652-4050 or http://www.rockwoodparkcampground.com

Camp in Mount Carleton Provincial Park and hike in Northern NB: Daly Point Nature Reserve, and trails in Mount Carleton P.P. Meet on Friday at C.O.C. at 8:00 am; Daly Point Nature Reserve, 2075 Carron Drive, Bathurst at 10:45 am; Papa Joe’s and Evy’s Restaurant, 296 St. George St., Bathurst at 1:00 pm; cookhouse in Armstrong Campground, Mount Carleton P.P. at 6:00 pm. Meet at the same cookhouse 3, 4, and 5 at 9:00 am. Call (506) 235-0793 to reserve your campsite or email at mt.carleton@gnb.ca .

Camp in Sugarloaf Provincial Park and hike in Daly Point Nature Reserve, Charlo Dam Loop, trails in Sugarloaf Park, and Squaw Cap Mountain Trails. Meet Friday at C.O.C. at 8:00 am; Daly Point Nature Reserve, 2075 Carron Drive, Bathurst approximately 10:45 am; Papa Joe’s and Evy’s Restaurant, 296 St. George St., Bathurst at 1:00 pm; Alpine Ski Lodge Parking Lot, Sugarloaf at 6:00 pm.  We will also meet at this parking lot 31, 1 & 2 at 9:00 am.  Call 789-2366 to reserve your campsite. Park website is http://www.sugarloaf.ca .

Mark Oct 16th & 17th on your calendar. We’ll be hiking & biking at Wentworth Hostel.

Camp, Kayak & Hike on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. We will camp at “Murphy’s on the Water”, approximately 3 hours drive from Moncton. Kayaking day trip is $110.00 per person.