Mactaquac Provincial Park

The Four-Season Playground

Mactaquac Provincial Park is a broad woodland and recreation complex along the scenic Saint John River in New Brunswick. You’ll find a variety of outdoor activities throughout the year in this riverside playground. Discover the beauty of this 525-ha (1,300-acre) masterpiece along one of the many walking trails (one of which is wheelchair accessible), and enjoy interpretive walks through our pristine beaver pond nature reserve. Or take the fun to new heights with TreeGO Mactaquac Aerial Adventure.

Stay awhile at the Mactaquac Provincial Park campground with over 300 campsites to choose from. While you’re there, take a dip in the Park’s freshwater beaches or tee-up at the Mactaquac Golf Course. Bringing the whole family? Mactaquac’s recreation centre provides entertainment that’ll keep the kids busy. There’s always something to celebrate in the Park, so keep your eye out for upcoming family-friendly events below. The Clubhouse is also home to MOCO Kitchen. With beautiful views and casual fine dining featuring local ingredients, the restaurant is great for a quick bite out with friends, a nice meal with the family, or the perfect date night.

Mactaquac is also home to two marina’s, the Mactaquac Power Boat Marina and the York Centennial Sailboat Marina.

Please note that all park events are weather-dependent. Should you have any questions, please call the park prior to your arrival.

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Mactaquac Provincial Park Campground, New Brunswick Canada

Campground

Mactaquac Provincial Park’s campground provides more than 300 campsites in both open and wooded areas...

Mactaquac Provincial Park’s campground provides more than 300 campsites in both open and wooded areas (2 of which are wheelchair accessible) and features laundry facilities, hot showers and kitchen shelters. The recreation centre provides children’s entertainment and activities. The campers’ store is convenient to stock up on groceries, propane, firewood and snacks.

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Beaches

Mactaquac Provincial Park’s freshwater lifeguarded beaches are a perfect place for a picnic, to relax in the sun and splash away in the water with your children...

Mactaquac Provincial Park’s freshwater lifeguarded beaches are a perfect place for a picnic, to relax in the sun and splash away in the water with your children. For the adventure-inclined, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing can all be enjoyed in the park’s waters. The main beach is supervised from July to Labour Day weekend. It has change houses, washrooms, parking, food service, campground, showers and picnic areas. Pets are not allowed on the beach, but they are (on a leash) in the rest of the park.

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Mactaquac Provincial Park Golf Course, New Brunswick Canada

Mactaquac golf Course

Mactaquac Golf Course is located within the park’s boundaries and features...

Mactaquac Golf Course is located within the park’s boundaries and features a beautiful 18-hole championship course, including golf carts, driving range, putting green, club rental, golf pros, lessons and beverage cart. Mactaquac Lodge offers a canteen and a popular dining room with licensed lounge, locker rooms, showers and pro shop. 

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Mactaquac Provincial Park

Trails

Explore the unique habitats of the Saint John River valley as you hike through Mactaquac Provincial Park.

Explore the unique habitats of the Saint John River valley as you hike through Mactaquac Provincial Park. Interpretative signs give you insight into the lives of residents like beavers, frogs, birds, and hardwoods. When you’ve worked up a good appetite from all your adventures, stop in at MOCO Kitchen, the on-site restaurant.

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Snowshoeing at Mactaquac Provincial Park, New Brunswick  Canada

Winter

The fun doesn’t stop once summer is over at...

The fun doesn’t stop once summer is over at Mactaquac Provincial Park. The park is open admission-free in the winter so you can enjoy several outdoor activities, relax in the warm, welcoming lodge and have a bite to eat at MOCO Kitchen.

Grab a toboggan and zip down one of the 2 groomed sledding hills (Top 10 in Canada). Skate around a .4 hectare (1-acre) pond, cross-country ski on 7 km of groomed trails (classic and skate ski) or snowshoe at various locations in the park. Fat bikes are available for rent at the park, and complimentary cross-country skis and snowshoes are available courtesy of the Friends of Mactaquac (first come, first served). Winter walkers can follow a well-maintained trail that begins at the park's main gate and continues through Campground 1. Leashed dogs are welcome. You can even take a horse-drawn sleigh ride for a magical winter treat (reservations required, 506-328-7030). If you’re a camper, there’s no need to hang up your camping gear just yet! Enjoy the park camping experience all year round, even in winter ($10 nightly fee; reservations required). Snowmobile enthusiasts can ride to and in the park on safe, groomed trails.

The park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday) throughout the winter. The sliding hills and skating pond are lit nightly until closing. Call ahead for weather conditions prior to cross-country skiing, ice skating, tobogganing or winter camping.

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Upcoming Events


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A Moonlight Ski

February 2, 6:30 pm – 9 pm | Venture out on perfectly groomed cross-country trails after dark for a guided ski led by the light of the moon and stars. A limited number of skis will be available for use. Learn more: 506-363-4747


Winter Wellderness

February 2, noon – 4:00 pm | Frolic in a winter wonderland for an afternoon of fun free winter activities for all ages. Toboggan down one of Canada’s top ten sliding hills! Try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing (equipment provided), enjoy a sleigh ride, take a twirl on the skating pond and be a snow artist or angel! Then make tracks to the lodge to warm up with yoga and Zumba or beside a cozy fireside and enjoy the hearty fare offered by MOCO Kitchen.Learn more

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A Sweetheart Skate

February 14 | A classic skating waltz, chasse or maybe even a foxtrot dance will impress your sweetheart to glide along the skating pond on Valentine’s Day. What could be more romantic? Combine the romantic visit with a sleigh ride (must be booked by calling 506-328-5919) and a dinner at MOCO Kitchen.Learn more:  506-363-4747


Family Day Weekend

February 16 - 18 | Extend your weekend and keep the fun going! Join us for the Family Day in our park. Bring your family, friends and loved ones to play and explore in the perfect venue for a day of fun outdoors. Enjoy pristine groomed trails for self-guided skiing, snowshoeing, hiking or walking excursions on a variety of trails. FREE rentals (skis and snowshoes) are available for day use. Learn more:  506-363-4747 


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March Break Activities

March 4-8 | Enjoy the great outdoors during March Break with unguided activities, including cross-country skiing, skating, snowshoeing and sliding. Complimentary skis and snowshoes are available throughout the week courtesy of the Friends of Mactaquac. When hunger hits, grab a bite to eat at MOCO Kitchen in the lodge. Learn more:  506-363-4747


Great Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Hat Contest

April 21, noon | Join the tradition in our annual Great Easter Egg Hunt! (Arrive early for hunt instructions.) Don’t forget your best Easter bonnet and basket! Always sp”egg”tacular! Learn more: 506-363-4747

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