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Irving Nature Park

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Address: Sand Cove Road, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 506-653-7367
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Activities: Birdwatching

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Spralling site - much to see and experience (free)

Gorgeous place to wander, hike, picnic. Advise to plan ahead due to so many stations and trails to visit over a very large area. Park is huge with several distinct habitats... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views of water and marshland, but some trails are right next to a road where cars drive. You don't always get the feel of being in the wild.

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Peterborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous place to wander, hike, picnic. Advise to plan ahead due to so many stations and trails to visit over a very large area. Park is huge with several distinct habitats, vistas, lookouts and miles of trails. Consult the maps for staking out picnic spot and washrooms (only a couple are accessible)

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Park is just a short drive from St. John, so if you want to have some breathing room to refresh your mind, this is a good place to explore the trails and cast everything off your shoulders.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice for hiking biking or just driving through, lots of spots to stop and take in the scenery! They even have an outdoor grill of your so inclined.

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We brought a picnic lunch and spent a couple of hours in the park. We hiked to the observation tower/deck and then went to the playground area. The maze was fun and the playground had picnic tables with a little pavilion. If I didn't have kids (who aren't too into hiking) I would have liked to explore more of the... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

lovely combination of classic Maine rocky shore, with stretches of sandy beach between. Lots of places to stop and park and hang out. just a lovely place

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Saint John, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a good urban park with beaches and hiking. If you want a break from urban St John, but don't want to leave the immediate area this is a great choice. An excellent respite close to the highway, but not really representative of the superb natural beauty of the area only a short distance outside of the city.

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New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I cannot believe that my family just discovered this place! This park is absolutely gorgeous and it is completely free. There are lots of trails to hike, a nice place to swim, and an amazing playground/maze area.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Absolutely beautiful park with hiking trails. We went on an overcast, rainy day but still had a blast. Approximately 3-4 mi. hiking and exploring around the grounds. SO glad we tried this out. Will not be disappointed.

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Several hiking trails ranging from beginner to medium difficulty. By going in the summer you can see the diversity the New Brunswick landscape has to offer. Park is free to go to and a great active place to be.

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Address: Sand Cove Road, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 506-653-7367
Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John

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