The Anchorage Provincial Park

Provincial park, Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick Canada
The Anchorage Provincial Park Lake, Grand Manan, New Brunswick Canada
Castalia Marsh, The Anchorage Provincial Park, Grand Manan, New Brunswick Canada
The Anchorage Provincial Park, Grand Manan, New Brunswick Canada
The Anchorage Provincial Park, Grand Manan, New Brunswick Canada

The Coastal Wildlife Oasis

The Anchorage Provincial Park on Grand Manan Island, a prosperous and charming island in the Bay of Fundy, has been waiting for you. Discover natural attractions, exciting adventures and breathtaking scenery. With picturesque hiking and cycling trails, you will be able to learn about the geology of the island and the wildlife that resides there. Keep an eye out for the interpretive displays, birdwatching blinds, salmon cages and breaching whales in the nearby ocean. Explore our Red Point Trail boardwalk, which is fully accessible to wheelchairs, or any of our unique "Grand Mananesque" Long Pond, Great Pond or Bagley trails.

Walk on the ocean floor. Find seabird nests, whale-watch, hike the towering heights of a rugged coastline or visit the lighthouses. Experience ocean kayaking, beachcombing, and be sure to bring along your binoculars. The island is well known as a birdwatchers’ paradise with sightings of up to 275 species.

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

The Anchorage Provincial Park

Telephone (Toll-free)
1-800-561-0123
136 Anchorage Rd.
Grand Manan
Telephone (Office)
506-662-7022
Rates:
$25 - $39
Dates:
2018-05-18 - 2018-10-08
The Anchorage Provincial Park Campground, Grand Manan, New Brunswick Canada

Campground

A range of camping options, including tent cabins, and the panoramic view of the bay make The Anchorage Provincial Park an ultimate camping destination. The campground features...

A range of camping options, including tent cabins, and the panoramic view of the bay make The Anchorage Provincial Park an ultimate camping destination. The campground features washrooms, showers, laundry facilities, a kitchen shelter, hiking trails, a playground, and an excellent opportunity for picnicking.

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Telephone (Toll-free)
1-800-561-0123
136 Anchorage Rd.
Grand Manan
Telephone (Office)
506-662-7022
Facilities
2.5
Recreation
1.5
Rates:
$28 - $43
Dates:
2017-05-19 - 2017-10-09
Capacity
103 Sites
Features
Activity Centre
Bath/Shower
Beach Nearby
Dumping Station for Trailers
Pet Friendly
Playground
Pull Through Sites
Serviced Sites
Unserviced Sites
Washer/Dryer
The Anchorage Provincial Park

Trails

Beaches, bogs, and boardwalks are just some of features waiting for you at The Anchorage Provincial Park.

Beaches, bogs, and boardwalks are just some of features waiting for you at The Anchorage Provincial Park. Learn about geological formations from interpretative signs, roam through mixed woods, take in stunning coastal views, or spy several species of ducks on one of several ponds. On the beach, enjoy the sand, sea life, and twisted sedimentary rock cliffs.


Trail Map

 
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Trail
Length
Estimated Time
Difficulty
Features

Anchorage Beach

Enjoy the sand and the twisted sedimentary rock cliffs along the beach. At low tide explore the flats in search of snails, clams, barnacles and other sea life.
Length : 4.3 km/2.7 mi. (linear)
Estimated Time : 1 h 15 min (one way)
Difficulty : Easy
Features :
Walking
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed (on leash)
Picnic areas
Lookout
Swimming
Beachcombing
Canoeing

Bagley

The grassy trail travels through a dead stand of larch before reaching a junction. From the junction a small loop takes you to the edge of the bog along Great Pond.
Length : 0.5 km/0.3 mi. (mixed)
Estimated Time : 20 min
Difficulty : Easy
Features :
Walking
Wheelchair accessible
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed (on leash)
Picnic areas
Lookout
Canoeing
Snowshoeing

Great Pond

A short trail to a duck blind on Great Pond. Continue past the blind and into the bog on the edge of the pond. This section may be wet.
Length : 0.5 km/0.3 mi. (loop)
Estimated Time : 15 min
Difficulty : Easy
Features :
Walking
Wheelchair accessible
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed (on leash)
Lookout
Swimming
Canoeing
Birdwatching
Snowshoeing

Long Pond

The main trail along with the side trails to the right take you to bird blinds. Peer through the small windows in the blinds for views on the pond. You might also see a pair of Golden Eyes or other ducks.
Length : 0.4 km/0.2 mi. (linear)
Estimated Time : 10 min (one way)
Difficulty : Easy
Features :
Walking
Wheelchair accessible
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed (on leash)
Lookout
Picnic areas
Birdwatching
Canoeing
Snowshoeing
Cross-country skiing

Ox Head

Travel through the grassy sand dune that separates Great Pond from the beach. Look for ducks in the pond along the way. Make it a loop by returning on the beach.
Length : 1 km/0.6 mi. (linear)
Estimated Time : 25 min (one way)
Difficulty : Easy
Features :
Walking
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed (on leash)
Picnic areas
Lookout
Swimming
Beachcombing
Cycling
Mountain biking
Canoeing
Birdwatching
Cross-country skiing
Snowshoeing

Red Point

A scenic trail along mixed woods with boardwalks and ocean views. Interpretive signage details the route's geological formations.
Length : 1.6 km/1 mi. (linear)
Estimated Time : 30 min (one way)
Difficulty : Easy
Features :
Walking
Wheelchair accessible
Family-friendly
Dogs allowed (on leash)
Lookout
Picnic areas
Cross-country skiing
Snowshoeing

Upcoming Events


Music

Friday Music Nights

Every Friday, 7-9 pm | Come together! The Great Room is home to a musical concert every Friday. Bring along your own instrument and join in the harmony or sit back, tap your toes and enjoy. Learn more: 506-662-7022


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