3 - 4 Days · 500 km

The River Valley Ride

Discover the culture and taste the flavours of the Saint John River Heritage Corridor. 

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Do our roots show? Definitely. Culture and inspiring landscapes meet here on Canada’s 38th Heritage River. This road trip has you eating, exploring and celebrating from end to end, with stops ranging from farmer’s markets and music fests to river ferries and historical re-enactments. Come along for the ride... the river is calling.

  1. 1. City of Edmundston Nature & Cuisine
  2. 2. Grand Falls/Grand-Sault Gorge Adventures
  3. 3. Florenceville-Bristol Arts & Culture
  4. 4. City of Fredericton Riverfront Entertainment
  5. 5. Downriver Scenic Sightseeing

Activities by location


Part of every road trip is exploring along the way. Each route offers something different, but these are some things to keep an eye out for in the area.

Selfie Stops

Hartland Covered Bridge
‘World’s Largest Axe’ in Nackawic
Miniature Village - Pioneers Place
Changing of the Guard – Fredericton’s Historic Garrison District

Foodie Stops

Fresh Fine Dining
Covered Bridge Potato Chip Company
Picaroons Traditional Ales
Gulliver’s World Cafe

Festive Stops

Larlee Creek Hullabaloo
Hartland Potato Festival
Edmundston Jazz & Blues Festival
Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival

Nature Stops

Mactaquac Provincial Park
République Provincial Park
Meduxnekeag Valley Nature Preserve
Odell Park