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Welcome to the Miramichi, New Brunswick
Region-Miramichi, New Brunswick

Renous Blackville Doaktown Boiestown
Néguac Baie Ste-Anne Rogersville

rail Hiking in Renous, New Brunswick

Renous, New Brunswick
   Renous, located 20 minutes southwest of the city of Miramichi on Route 8 is a popular centre for outdoor recreational activities.
    The Renous River and its tributaries, especially the Dungarvon, have had a long history associated with the forest industry. This long association with the forest industry has provided a rich source for many stories and folklore that have been such an integral part of the local culture. Much of the folklore is included in the poems of local poets such as Joe Smith and Michael Whalen.
    Fishing, hunting and canoeing attract local people and visitors during the summer months while snowmobiling and cross-country skiing are enjoyed during the winter months. Drop by and enjoy our down home hospitality.

Salmon fishing, Miramichi Gray Rapids Lodge Inc., Blackville

Blackville, New Brunswick
   The Village of Blackville, a scenic 30-minute drive southwest of the City of Miramichi on route 8, offers a large number of fishing guides and camps to accommodate sportsmen. During the summer season, they will find some of the finest salmon fishing in the world. Also located in the picturesque village is the Walls Historic House, and the Blackville Municipal Park. The park located in the center of the village provides an observation deck overlooking the beautiful Miramichi River, walking trails and playground, perfect for picnics.

Miramichi Salmon Museum Inc., Doaktown

Doaktown, New Brunswick
   The Atlantic Salmon is truly king in Doaktown, an hour's drive southwest of Miramichi on Route 8. The village is home to The Atlantic Salmon Museum featuring displays, an aquarium, a smoke house, an ice house and a guide's camp. Sportsmen can arrange salmon fishing at a number of sports camps in the area. The Doak House, a mid-19th century residence of an early settler, and the oldest covered bridge in the province, the Nelson Hollow Bridge. are also located at Doaktown. For golfers, a challenging 9-hole, 3165-yard course is situated in the community.

Boiestown, New BrunswickWoodmen's Museum, Boiestown New Brunswick
   You are on the Miramichi when you enter Boiestown from the south.
    The people of this area are proud of their heritage which dates back to the 1700's when the river was the whole means of existence.
    This is not farm country although fiddleheads abound and can be found on the table throughout the summer and winter months. This is bear country, moose country, deer country and of course salmon country. Although lumbering is the main industry, fishing is a close second and the numerous camps along the river supply the needed services to lure sport fishermen from all over the world.

Boats, Néguac, New BrunswickNéguac, New Brunswick
   The village of Néguac, 35 minutes northeast of Miramichi on Route 11, is a popular outdoor destination in the summer, particularly for those who enjoy a cooling summer breeze and salt air. Nearby, Neguac Hay Island Municipal Park is the perfect place for swimming, hiking, birdwatching and picnics.
    The turning point of the summer is the Rendez-Vous Festival in July. This Festival offers a great deal of activities and tourists will have the opportunity to experience the friendliness of the local people.

Baie Ste-Anne, New Brunswick
   The Bale Ste. Anne /Escuminac area, 40 minutes east of Miramichi on Route 117, follows a scenic route along Miramichi Bay. A museum in the home of "Fighting Fisherman" Yvon Durelle in Bale Ste. Anne honors the prize fighter who came close to becoming a world champion. Escuminac features the largest fishing port in the Maritimes and a monument to 35 fishermen who lost their lives in a 1959 storm. Eight kilometers of nearby beaches are ideal for a leisurely walk.

Rogersville, New Brunswick
   The village of Rogersville, 30 minutes south of Miramichi, offers visitors and residents alike a variety of outdoor activities headed by fishing and canoeing in the summer months, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing during the winter months. A Brussels Sprouts Festival, in late July - early August, celebrates the success the area has experienced in producing the popular crop. The village is also well-known as the home of two religious orders, the Trappistines and Trappistes, who live mainly from farm produce, communion hosts and wine which they produce.

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