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“Family Favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Irving Nature Park

Irving Nature Park
Ranked #1 of 73 things to do in Saint John
Certificate of Excellence
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fredericton nb canada
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61 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Family Favorite”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

We have been to SJ many times and always wondered what was out in the distance with all the traffic. After a quick stop at the tourism building we went out to see. The park is nice with lots of hiking trails to walk and lots of spots for picnics. We really like the do it yourself propane BBQ's where you can overlook the water and feed the squirrels. We make special trips to SJ from Fredericton just to go there. The water is very cool there most of the year but the kids never care about that.

Visited August 2012
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Saint John, Canada
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“This park is a treasure to Saint John”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

The Irving Nature Park is owned and run by the JD Irving Company Limited, which runs a major forestry business in New Brunswick. The park has trailed for hikers of all fitness levels, and has BBQ and picnic areas etc. It is a great place to spend an afternoon. Brung your own lunch, as there are no concessions in the park. I love this place and am very appreciative of the Irvings who have given it to us.

Visited July 2012
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FREDERICTON
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful Views and trails”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

I love coming to the Irving Nature park. There are great views from the top of some of their trails there and it is right on the ocean. If you have time walk along the beach and look for neat rocks or bring some binoculars and look for eagles and sealions or other animals.

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Quispamsis, NewBrunswick
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nature at its Best”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Nice 6 kilometer road with many trails leading to beautiful boardwalk to the Saints Rest Marsh, Coastal beaches and distant view of Nova Scotis if the fog is gone.

Visited September 2012
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SAINT JOHN
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57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Beautiful park for a quick nature drive or hiking”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Beautiful park for a drive or many hiking trails. Just a short drive from uptown Saint John, a small oasis of nature. Worth a few hours exploring. Lots of fun for geocachers here too.

Visited July 2012
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