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Southeastern New Brunswick

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Southeastern New Brunswick is in a region of the Canadian province of New Brunswick.

Cities[edit]

Map of Southeastern New Brunswick
  • 1 Moncton — the largest city city in New Brunswick and home of the Magnetic Hill Optical Illusion
  • 2 Bouctouche Bouctouche on Wikipedia — home of La Dune de Bouctouche, with hiking and cycling trails and 12 km of whispering sand dunes
  • 3 Dieppe Dieppe, New Brunswick on Wikipedia — the largest predominantly francophone city in Canada outside Québec
  • 4 Sackville and Aulac — home to Mount Allison University
  • 5 Shediac — the self-proclaimed "lobster capital of the world"

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Kouchibouguac National Park — a very long sand dune, bogs, a boardwalk trail, eight hiking trails, a network of bicycle trails, two campgrounds, canoe and boat launch and the Cap-St-Louis fishing port
  • 2 Hopewell Rocks Hopewell Rocks on Wikipedia — Walk on the ocean floor thanks to the Bay of Fundy's high tides (second highest in the world) to see a half-dozen enormous (more than 30 m high) columns of fir tree-topped sandstone islands

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See[edit]

  • 1 Hopewell Rocks (Route 114 to Hopewell Cape, 47 km southeast of Moncton, look for park signs), . The tide swings 14 m (47 ft) here, twice every 25 hours, and the park gives you the facilities and trails to explore it. For three hours before and after low tide, you can walk on the bay floor and look up at unique "flower pot" sandstone towers topped by trees. Be sure to check the low tide times and aim to arrive one to three hours before the lowest tide. See Moncton.
  • 2 Magnetic Hill Optical Illusion, in Magnetic Hill Attraction Park, Moncton. A gravity hill, a type of optical illusion created by rising and descending terrain, in which it appears that cars roll uphill when in neutral gear. Magnetic Hill (Q7749561) on Wikidata Magnetic Hill (Moncton) on Wikipedia
  • Tidal Bore Park - toward the east end of Main Street in downtown Moncton has amphitheatre-style seating for bore viewing. The tidal bore happens when the Bay of Fundy rising tide brings water counter to the normal flow of Petitcodiac river. The once-famous thundering flow has been reduced to a 6-inch ripple by nearby causeway, but still an unusual sight when it is visible.
  • 3 Fort Beauséjour - Fort Cumberland National Historic Site, Aulac, near Sackville. Late Jun to early Sep. A French fortress built in 1751. The ruins have been partially reconstructed, with a museum on-site.

Do[edit]

  • Swimming, cycling and hiking in Kouchibouguac Park, or go oñ a river adventure in a voyageur-style canoe to going seal watching.

Beaches: Kelly Beach in Kouchibouguac Park, or Parlee Beach Provincial Park and Plage L'Aboiteau near Shediac

  • Lobster Festival. A fun-filled week in mid-July of just about everything in Shediac. Fun for the family, parties for the adults, rides and live entertainment, lobster for everyone!

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This region travel guide to Southeastern New Brunswick is a usable article. It gives a good overview of the region, its sights, and how to get in, as well as links to the main destinations, whose articles are similarly well developed. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.