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Restigouche County, New Brunswick
Nictau Lake, Mount Carleton Discovery Site, New Brunswick

Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick
   The town of Saint-Quentin, the southwest entrance to Restigouche County, sits more than 1,000 feet above sea level in the middle of a picturesque plateau. Saint-Quentin's large wooded stretches offer an abundance of small and large game. The region is also rich in streams, rivers and lakes making the Saint-Quentin area a paradise for recreational fishing.

Mount Carleton Provincial Park, New Brunswick
Stream, Mount Carleton Discovery Site, New Brunswick   Saint-Quentin is the western entrance to Mount Carleton Provincial Park. Here you'll discover true New Brunswick wilderness- with over 17,000 hectares of scenic parkland. Mount Carleton, the highest peak in the Maritime provinces at 820 metres (2,690 feet), offers fishing, canoeing, a campground, back country camping, a hiking trail system and a taste of history.
   The park includes part of the Appalachian Range, many lakes and the headwaters of the renowned Tobique and Nepisiquit River systems. Be sure to bring your camera, as wildlife viewing is superb. For the bird watcher, Mount Carleton offers plenty of boreal birds.
Look out point Mt. Carleton Discovery Site, New Brunswick   Camping is allowed only at established campgrounds and four back-country sites which allow you to explore the mountain summits. Sites are assigned upon availability only. There is no campsite reservation system. There are 62 kilometres of hiking trails in the park. Campers and hikers are asked to always register before beginning their visit.
   The park is located 43 km east of Saint-Quentin on Route 180. As Saint-Quentin is the nearest community, it is suggested you get everything you need prior to your arrival.
   The park gates are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily in the summer. For information call (506) 235-2025.

Saint-Quentin Golf Club, New Brunswick
   This nine-hole course has a licenced club house. Located on route 17 at the west end of Saint Quentin. Call (506) 235-2578.

"Le Lob" Tennis Club-New Brunswick
   Four new lighted courts. Available for day or evening play. Phone (506) 235-1954.

Festival Western, New Brunswick
    de Saint-Quentin (Western Festival of Saint-Quentin) The largest western festival in the Maritimes, July 16-21! Nine days of festivities, including a super rodeo featuring wild bulls and horses, a country show, parade, bingo, horse haul and activities for the kids. Contact (506) 235-1946.

Kedgwick, New Brunswick
   At Kedgwick you'll find the southwest entrance to the Restigouche River. Fishing and hunting at its best can be found in the Kedgwick area.

Echo Restigouche Centre-New Brunswick
   With something for the entire family, this facility offers cottage rentals, canoe and camping equipment. Full- and half-day excursions with an experienced guide are available. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. Call (506) 284-2022.

Heritage Lumber Museum-New Brunswick
   Travel back in time to the 1930's. Wander through a replica of an authentic logging camp and take a guided tour of the buildings. $5 admission includes a 2-hour guided tour and audio-visual presentation. There is also a campground with 20 sites. For further information call (506) 284-3138.

Tennis, New Brunswick
   Two tennis courts are located near the arena. For information, call the Recreation Department at (506) 284-3171.

Fall Festival-New Brunswick
   Kedgwick's Autumn Festival is one of the high points on the social calendar of the village. It's held from Oct. 6-12. The contact person is Diane Thompson.

Tide Head, New Brunswick
Fiddleheads, New Brunswick   Tide Head is known as the "Fiddlehead capital of New Brunswick". Fiddleheads are the early growth of the Ostrich Fern which abounds in the islands which dot the Restigouche River in the Tide Head area. Picked, cleaned, boiled and salted, fiddlehead greens are thick and succulent, an epicurean treat that is quickly becoming known in gourmet restaurants and hotels throughout the United States and Canada.

Tide Head Beach-New Brunswick
   Tide Head Beach offers unsupervised, fresh water swimming. It is also a great place to launch your canoe.

Morrissey Rock-New Brunswick
   At the west end of Tide Head, you'll find Morrissey Rock. Stop here for a picnic and enjoy the unparalleled view offered by this scenic lookout. Morrissey Rock is perhaps best known for its railway tunnel chiseled out of the rock, the only railway tunnel east of Montreal.

Atholville, New Brunswick
   This charming village located just west of Campbellton has the region's largest shopping centre. The Sugarloaf Mall has over 30 stores including a Kmart and Atlantic Supervalu (supermarket). Right next to the mall is the largest Canadian Tire store east of Montreal. Atholville also has an outdoor pool and is home to a provincial park.

Sugarloaf Park-New Brunswick
Sugarloaf Discovery Site, Campbellton, New Brunswick   Sugarloaf Provincial Park operates year round. Features include a wooded campground, tennis courts, hiking, two alpine slides with a chair lift, a licenced lodge and patio.
   The campground has 76 campsites-eight with water and sewage, 57 electrically serviced and 11 for tenting. There are showers, washroom facilities, firewood and a playground. Activity coordinators organize nature walks, games, crafts and other activities for children. You can play tennis, volleyball and basketball or rent a paddle boat, mountain or tandem bike or roller blades.
Cross-country skiing-Sugarloaf, Campbellton, New Brunswick   Day adventure and multi-day adventure packages are available. Call In advance (506) 789-2366 and 1-800-561-0123.
   A climb to the summit of the 283 metre (1,000 foot) high mountain is an unforgettable experience. The new viewing platform at the top provides a breathtaking view of the Restigouche River and the Bay of Chaleur. The park boasts 22 kilometres of hiking trails, including the four kilometre Terry Fox trail around the base of the mountain, and a new trail around scenic Pritchard Lake.
   The park's alpine slides are the only ones in Atlantic Canada. A chair lift travels up the mountain side and two slides twist their way to the bottom. Or simply ride the chair lift and enjoy the wonderful view in a tranquil environment.
   From spring through fall, the snowmobile and cross-country trails are perfect for mountain bike enthusiasts. Various mountain bike tours are available on request. Other trails are designated for ATV's.

Van Horne Bridge, Campbellton, New Brunswick

Campbellton, New Brunswick
   Known as the Gateway to the Maritimes, Campbellton-the largest community in Restigouche County-has much to offer the visitor. A must stop is picturesque Salmon Boulevard on the city's waterfront.

Salmon Plaza-New Brunswick
Salmon Plaza Campbellton, New Brunswick   One of the most photographed attractions in the region is Restigouche Sam, an 8.5 metre stainless steel model of the king of game fish. It's located on the Campbellton waterfront within walking distance of the Civic Centre, one of the finest recreation and convention centres in the Atlantic Provinces. A nearby lighthouse serves as a youth hostel during the summer months. A provincial visitor information centre constructed to resemble the city's former CN Rail Station and a gift shop, featuring the work of local crafts people, are also located here. A mini model train next to the building completes the railway atmosphere. Nearby, the City Centre mall offers a host of shops and services and the downtown shopping district is just a short walk away.

Salmon Festival-New Brunswick
   The Campbellton Salmon Festival, June 25-29, marks its 30th anniversary in 1997. Activities Include the Miss Salmon Festival Pageant, Little Miss Pageant, wine cellar, salmon suppers, sports day, family and kids day, social evenings; helicopter rides, Campbell Amusements, pancake breakfasts, horseshoe tournament, canoe poker rally, Dairy Queen 10 km road race, teen dance, soccer tournament, golf tournament, fiddling contest, Campbellton Sports Hall of Fame dinner, Lion's corn booth, horse hauling contest, volleyball tournament, fireworks (Canada Day) and the annual parade followed by a family picnic.

Golf, Campbelltown, New Brunswick
   At nearby McLeods you'll find the Restigouche Golf and Country Club, an 18 hole course, with a licenced club house offering a magnificent view of the Bay of Chaleur. Phone 506 789-7628.

Civic Centre-New Brunswick
   This multi-use facility on the Campbellton waterfront boasts two Olympic-size ice surfaces, a semi-Olympic pool, convention facilities and a licenced lounge. The Civic Centre plays host to a wide variety of sports and cultural events year round.

Telephone Directory
Info: (506) 789-2888
Pool (506) 789-2713
Fitness Centre (506) 789-2833
Lounge (506)789-2884
Leisure Centre (506)789-2717
Box office (506) 789-2866
Pro shop (506) 789-2825

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