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Irving Nature Park

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Irving nature park

Beautiful area. Great walking trails, cross country skiing. Beautiful views. BBQ available... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
218WA
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Stunning views

One of my fav parks. Gorgeous trails, amazing views. Can be very windy though. Cute places to have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NikaBish
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Saint John, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area. Great walking trails, cross country skiing. Beautiful views. BBQ available. Gorgeous beach

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 218WA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my fav parks. Gorgeous trails, amazing views. Can be very windy though. Cute places to have a picnic.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NikaBish
Reviewed 13 February 2019

I frequent this park in the spring, summer, fall months. Sometimes, the winter months as well. It is so close within the city. It is well sheltered from the wind. Great place to run, walk, picnic, enjoy the beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank amelanson0104
Reviewed 31 January 2019

The Irving Nature Park is amazing. A great place to go for a hike (lots of trails to choose from), have a picnic and walk along the beach all in one visit! The views are beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 21 January 2019

It is a really nice place to go for a walk ,the views are amazing.A must see when visiting Saint John ,New Brunswick.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 6 January 2019

During the St. John port stop we took a HOHO tour of the town, we went all the way through the first time and enjoyed the drive through the park so we decided to hop off on the next round. It was a pretty dreary...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank penguin28173
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Located on the Bay of Fundy with great hiking trails and views of the ocean and marshland!! Plenty of picnic spots with free propane grills. Great place to see the power of the Bay of Fundy tides. Great for people of all ages. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lucy-Olive2015
Reviewed 20 December 2018

The park has an amazing 7km loop that you can walk, bike or run total or partially. The atmosphere is beautiful with good parking and very close to Saint John. Trails are very well kept and also you can bring your lunch and enjoy some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Javier A
Reviewed 11 December 2018

A lot of this area can be accessed all year round. In the summer the students are hired and the main park opens for even more access, There are even propane supplied picnic areas. As it is on the Fabulous Bay of Fundy the weather...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FDKarl
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Great place to experience the "wild side" of the Bay of Fundy so close to an urban center. Great access throughout via trails, various parking lots, and roadway system. Highly recommend as a place to just relax, seek quiet, get some fresh air and exercise,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NB_Explorer_Guy
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Phyllis W
14 September 2018|
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Response from Timmay C | Reviewed this property |
Some of the local taxi tours go there - ask at dock. The road is too small for anything bigger than a minibus so bus tours don't go there. Driving around it take as 15-20 min if you don't stop. Wild guess is about $20 one... More
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Meredith C
6 September 2018|
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Response from Storyteller281043 | Reviewed this property |
I have only walked the road (which is closed to cars) in the winter and worn spikes as it’s icy. Not sure about the trail
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DebbieG2187
22 March 2017|
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Response from susanrM9049SF | Reviewed this property |
Have not walked the park lately but previous experience has been that there will be a path created by walkers who use the path every day.
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