Explore a local wetland— any time of year. They’re beautiful places to relax and connect with the outdoors. Click below to discover wetland destinations, ready for your visit.
These restored wetlands along the Peticodiac River offer excellent bird-watching and rugged hiking opportunities on the raised dikes, which are used to manage marsh water levels. Wilson Marsh (Bell Street), owned by the City of Moncton, is adjacent to McCrea Marsh owned by Ducks Unlimited Canada and the privately owned Doug MacDonald Marsh. Trails, Hidden gem. Moncton, NB.
Ducks Unlimited Canada restored this marsh in 1995 on lands owned by the Town of Sackville, which maintains an extensive trail system that loops around and through the marsh, providing visitors with exceptional views of wetland wildlife. Trails, Boardwalk, DUC Wetland Centre of Excellence educational site. Sackville, NB.
Gateway Marsh is an oasis for wildlife on the Saint John River which offers a convenient way to experience a wetland, firsthand. Restored by Ducks Unlimited Canada in 2015, the marsh property is owned and maintained by the Town of Oromocto. Maintained trails, Parking, Treasured Wetland of New Brunswick. Oromocto, NB.
Visitors are free to explore more than 600 acres (243 hectares) of wetlands and uplands and learn about local First Nations and early settlers. The centre, which is not open to the public, hosts students of environmental and historic research. A project of Ducks Unlimited Canada, Acadia University and Irving Oil. Bay of Fundy overlook. Beauséjour Marsh, NB.
New Brunswick’s wetlands and coastal areas support waterfowl from as far south as the Caribbean to as far north as the sub-Arctic.
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