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Miramichi River

Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Miramichi
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Canoeing, Fishing
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Calgary, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I went down to the wharf to kill some time waiting for a friend to get off work, and it was a really nice spot to relax for a few hours!

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Moncton, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

the Econo lodge Miramichi is wihin walking distance to Ritchies Wharf which is a beautiful area to just sit and enjoy the river, and listen to nightly music, and has many shops to enjoy browsing through.

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South Gillies
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I didn't have my own boat, so went on the MV Max Aitken tour (Capt. Hache) Enjoyed his narrative of the history of the river. You won't be disappointed either!

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Riverview, New Brunswick
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I am always draw back to this magnificent river. no matter where I live there will never be a river as beautiful. The people in the area are very friendly and you have to wave at everyone.

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Elliot Lake, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

For anglers, the name "Miramichi" means one thing - Atlantic Salmon Fly Fishing"! For non-anglers and families, the same name can mean canoeing, kayaking, tubing trips and a delightful vacation. My wife Jackie and I visit the Miramichi often (lived in the area for 7 years) and like to stay at Miramichi Country Haven Lodge. Byron Coughlan, the owner, taught... More

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews 118 reviews
32 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We drove the Miramichi scenic route from Miramichi to Fredericton. It is a nice drive and quite wild with a good chance to see some wildlife along the way and enjoy some beautiful views of the Miramichi River and some very old wooden covered bridges. We stopped at the Atlantic Salmon Museum in Doaktown which is roughly at the midpoint... More

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Bathurst, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My family and I have been tubing several times with Steward's tubing and always had lots of fun. Their staff is very friendly and helpful. Once you've paid, you board their bus and they bring you to the river were you will be departing. They have staff at the riverbed to hand you your tube. They make sure you have... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This mighty river is both salt and fresh water and boast some of the best salmon fishing in the area. (Some locals recommend a guide for decent fishing). For a non-fisherman, this river is gorgeous and serene. The combination of history and local contemporary charm make it a sweet spot to meander through, whether solo, couples, or families. There are... More

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Miramichi, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
7 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Now that all the pulp mills have been closed for several years, our beautiful river is so clean .. great for swimming, boating or just enjoy the view and great sunsets. There are several lodges where you can enjoy a salmon fishing experience and bass season is open for 15 days the first part of August. Take a river cruise... More

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Miramichi, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The Miramichi river is much more than an attraction. It is a vast geographic area that takes in an area that ranges from the Northumberland straight to the interior of the province. The Miramichi river, famous for atlantic salmon winds its way through dozens of New Brunswick communities, both french and english that are as different as the river itself.... More

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