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Mount Carleton Provincial Park

7612 Route 385, Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick E8A 1N4, Canada
(506) 235-0793
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Well me and three friends from PEI went over last Friday to climb Mt Carleton. We had some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stratford, Canada
One for the bucket list

Spent the night at the first camp ground which was nice and quiet . There is absolutely no service... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Moncton, Canada
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7612 Route 385, Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick E8A 1N4, Canada
(506) 235-0793
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well me and three friends from PEI went over last Friday to climb Mt Carleton. We had some experience with smaller trails but no "mountain climbing " experience. The weather was on the colder side +9-11C, no wind or rain. We arrived at the viistor...More

Thank Puntacanada2009
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Spent the night at the first camp ground which was nice and quiet . There is absolutely no service up there at all so you'll be disconnected from the world for your stay. Also no gas station after Bathurst although you can buy small quantities...More

2  Thank SavannahQOS
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This information is specific to the Heritage cabin where we stayed on Nictau Lake.I just wanted to add a review that answers questions that I had before my trip that I couldn't find information on. Our cabin did not have a bathroom or kitchen so...More

3  Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This was a bucket list item that got put to the sidelines each and every year. Today was the day and I was not disappointed. It is very challenging and offers a great workout. There are two routes to the peak of Mount Carleton and...More

1  Thank Kingcoady
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Arrived after park closed so "camped" outside the gates. Very friendly in morning, paid our park fee, drove to trailhead,ascended the moutain(take a clockwise route with the scramble at the top) and swam in the lake afterwards. Straight forward and enjoyable.

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It's doesn't matter your age or how fit you are... anyone can do it! I've done Mount-Carleton twice, once as a teenager and now that I'm 23. Both time it was just so nice! If on a hot day, bring a lot of water. The...More

Thank Sonia R
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the cabins ours was called the raccoon cabin it had cool bunk beds a wood stove and a nice screened in porch overlooking the lake we saw geese and a lot of moose tracks but no sightings although others did and also...More

Thank Starla M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We camped for two nights at the Armstrong campground and had time for one hike, the Mount Carleton climb. The campground and facilities are fine, standard campground fare. Everything is consistent with the descriptions provided online. I do, however, have one relevant suggestion for the...More

Thank jjpPei
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My partner and I spent 2 nights in the Armstrong campground, and hiked the Mount Carleton trail on a Saturday. We had perfect weather - low 20's, no bugs, clear skies. We walked counterclockwise along this trail and, including lunch at the top and some...More

4  Thank EffieLuna29
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We decided at the last minute decision to go there. It's in the middle of nowhere, there is no electricity and we loved it. Be prepared to be stunned with the natural beauty of the place. Day-time there are lots of places to hike and...More

2  Thank Urszula A
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We are two Brits travelling in Canada, and would like to visit and hike in Mount Carleton NP . You mention a cabin you stayed in, could you give me the website or details please? We will be there in June. Thank you Kate and Paul Hendy
15 February 2017|
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Response from Sonia R | Reviewed this property |
Actually, there is a camping site right at the park. The cabin I was in was mostly a fire lookout but you should find more info when you google this: tourism new-brunswick and look for Mount Carleton. All the info are on... More
Hello i am doing see the peak tomorrow with 2 children age 9 and 11. i am wondering if there is anyone who can give me information on things to make sure we bring as we are traveling there prior to the event seek the peak. What are must haves to bring with us?
20 August 2016|
Response from carolinebrunell |
You will have already completed the hike but for other readers, I did the hike yesterday with my five and seven year old daughters. We hike up the right fork which is a very steady climb until the last bit. We didn't have to... More