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Sackville, New Brunswick
Cranewood, Sackville, New Brunswick

Sackville Walking Tours-Sackville, New Brunswick
    Two self-guided tours - downtown Sackville and Mount Allison University - are available from the Tourist Information Centre. Call 506 364-4967.

Day Adventure Package-Sackville, New Brunswick
    "Our wild and wonderful wetlands" - a 2.5 hour walk featuring natural and human history in Tantramar. Start at the Sackville Tourist Information Centre at 1:00 pm, Mondays through Fridays. Adults $8.00, Children 6-16 $7.00, Children 5 and under free. Fee includes $5.00 gift certificate for use at local restaurants.

Bus Tours-Sackville, New Brunswick
    While your bus tour visits Sackville, enjoy a scenic tour of our area. Arrangements can be made through the Sackville Tourist Information Centre to have step-on tour guides take you on tours of our area. The first tour provides a view of the famous Tantramar Marshes and Acadian dykes, with information on our Acadian and agricultural history. The second tour provides a panoramic view of the Cumberland Basin and Shepody Bay, as you travel from Sackville to Rockport and on to the historic village of Dorchester. Call 506 364-4967 for arrangements.

Tour the Marshes-Sackville, New Brunswick
Tantramar Marshes-Sackville, New Brunswick    Takes participants past family recreation areas, historic homes , farms, churches, barns and a covered bridge. You will visit three wetland restoration sites across the famous Tantramar Marshes (the largest man- made agricultural land mass in the country). See the dykes, canals and aboiteaux constructed over 200 years ago. Visit a partially restored Fort and museum as well as the Radio Canada International short wave broadcasting facility. The tour is a mix of driving and short walking journeys with excellent opportunities for viewing wildlife.

Tour the Bay-Sackville, New Brunswick
   Tour The Bay - Takes you to Dorchester, the historic Shiretown of Westmorland county to visit Keillor House and Beechkirk museums, view other historic properties including a Federal Penitentiary and Bell Inn, a fine restaurant and an old stage coach inn. The journey will take you around the scenic and historic Rockport peninsula where birdwatching and wildlife sighting opportunities abound. Both tours can range from 3 to 6 hours in duration. Complete tour narratives with detailed maps are available free of charge at the Sackville Tourist Information Centre.

Audio Auto Tour-Sackville, New Brunswick
   Tour the Tantramar marshes in your own car with an audio guided tour. Enjoy the history and nature of the area at your own pace. Tapes available mid-summer. Phone 506 364- 4976 for more information.


Sackvillle Waterfowl Park-Sackville, New Brunswick   Sackville Waterfowl - Entrance on Main Street. The park connects to Canadian Wildlife Service wetlands display; over 3 km of boardwalk; suitable for the family; look- outs, rest areas, picnic grounds, dogs on leashes only. Tours are available Monday to Saturday at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm and 2:00 pm Sunday, from July to end of August. Tours start at the Canadian Wildlife Service wetlands display on Waterfowl Lane off Main Street. For more information, or to arrange group tours from mid- May to August, call 506 364-4967.

Things to Do and See-Sackville, New Brunswick

   Hiking or Cross-Country Skiing - at Beech Hill Park - Located on the TCH Route 2 to Moncton. Picnic benches and facilities within the wooded area allow one to relax and enjoy the beauty of the forest area with walking trails. Cross country skiing is also available with two trails covering 2.5 and 5 kilometers.

   Hiking the Trans Canada/NB Trails - 30 km of rail lines converted to hiking and biking trails from Sackville to Port Elgin. Great view of the wildlife in our marshes and woods. Entrances adjacent to Tantramar Regional High School and at Silver Lake in Middle Sackville.

   Boating - Silver Lake - A large freshwater lake with access by public ramp for pleasure craft; motorized, sail and canoe.

   Swimming in Freshwater - Lillas Fawcett Park at Silver Lake in Middle Sackville offers a supervised beach, swimming area, children's playground, picnic tables and boat launch. Lifeguard hours for July 1 to August 20 are 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday and 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

   Swimming in Saltwater- at Murray Beach, Provincial Park on the Northumberland Strait. In the summer the water here is as warm as it is in Virginia. Located 16 kilometers north of Cape Tormentine, open from June to September. Features include trailer park and campground area, changing rooms, comfort stations with showers, playground and picnic tables. Call 506 538-2826 for further information.

   Antiquing - hunt for secret treasures of the past by visiting Sackville dealers Blue Willow Antiques in the Marshlands Inn (506) 536-0012, Linden House Antiques (506) 536-0701 and Cori- Pine's Wood-Works and Antiques (506) 536-4345 in Middle Sackville.

   Sackville Farmers' Market - The best in home baking, fresh meats and vegetables offered by local farmers on Saturdays from 9:00 am to noon, in the downstairs of Stedmans.

   York Street Children's Centre - 40 York Street, Sackville, is a licensed facility offering quality child care. Open to the public for drop-ins with advance notice. Open from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday. Call (506) 536-4325 for reservations.

   Vogue Theatre - Go to the movies in Sackville located at 9 Bridge Street. Call (506) 536- 0722 for features playing; serving soft ice cream and hot dogs in the canteen.

   Golfing at Sackville Country Club - Pay as you play at this friendly 9-hole course. Call (506) 536-3437 to book a tee time.

   Fishing - Try trout fishing at Silver Lake in Middle Sackville, at the Jolicure Lakes near Jolicure (on the way to PEI) and at Joe Brook. Ice fishing on Silver Lake will reward the patient fisherman with Brown Trout.

   Kid's Ranch - Eight camps in Dorchester (Sunday to Friday) at $275 per child (for ages 8 years and up) at Outlaws Retreat Trail Rides from July 1 to mid September. To reserve call (506) 379- 1014. Camp ends with horse show and family barbecue. Every child has their own horse for the week.

   Sleigh Rides & Trail Rides - by reservation only at Outlaws Retreat Trail Rides between mid-September and June. Call (506) 379-1014.

   Sackville Snowdrifters Snowmobile Club - Travel 160 km of groomed trails in the Sackville area, with access to accommodations, food, fuel and neighboring trail systems. Phone (506) 536-0838 for more information.

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