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The City of Campbellton, where the Restigouche River meets the Bay of Chaleur, is the perfect beginning to your Restigouche region explorations. The downtown waterfront promenade is home to food, fun, and the town mascot, Restigouche Sam, an 8.5-m (27.8-ft.), larger-than-life replica of the Atlantic salmon.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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When you’re here, treat yourself to some great food at Smoke on the Water, Café Chez Wes Restaurant or T-Bar Restaurant (at Sugarloaf Provincial Park). It’s all tasty and oh so traditional. If you’re here on a Saturday, don’t miss the Sugarloaf Community Market in Atholville.

 

Campbellton
City of Campbellton and Sugarloaf Mountain from above

 

Overlooking the city is the unmatched Sugarloaf Mountain and the trails that lead to the super summit view. Sugarloaf Provincial Park and Sugarloaf Bike Park are located here with a campground including both regular sites and rustic shelters as well as a lodge and restaurant. The downhill bike course was designed and built by Whistler’s Gravity Logic and has trails to suit beginners, intermediate and expert riders. Equipment rentals are available on site.

 

Mountain Biking at Sugarloaf Provincial Park
Mountain Biking at Sugarloaf Provincial Park

 

Beach lovers can find their special spot in Tide Head, Inch Arran Park (Dalhousie), and Charlo.

While in Dalhousie, discover the region’s history at Restigouche Regional Museum and stock up on delicious local products at the Restigouche Farmers’ Market, open every Saturday.

In Charlo, visit Miellerie Charlo Honeyhouse, then grab a bite to eat at Moulin à café, or a wood-fired pizza at Atelier gourmand.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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At 820 metres above sea level the magnificent vista from the top of Mount Carleton inspires optimism and excitement. It offers views of the Restigouche region with its network of rivers, mountain peaks, and forests that embrace you in the ancient Appalachian experience.

 

View from the top of Mount Carleton, the highest peak in the Maritimes, at Mount Carleton Provincial Park
View from the top of Mount Carleton, the highest peak in the Maritimes, at Mount Carleton Provincial Park

 

Mount Carleton Provincial Park is the perfect place to start a day of outdoor adventure. Overnight it becomes a Dark-Sky Preserve, as designated by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. This means no artificial lighting is visible from the park, making the shimmering night sky a not-to-be-missed source of amazement. The park also offers hiking, biking, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and beaches, so there are plenty of ways to reconnect with nature’s finest.

 

Views of a dark-sky preserve designation at Mount Carleton Provincial Park
Views of a dark-sky preserve designation at Mount Carleton Provincial Park

 

Hiking at Mount Carleton Provincial Park
Hiking at Mount Carleton Provincial Park

 

If you prefer a cozy B&B to a campground, Du Repos Inn is situated near the park and provides a fantastic selection of all-season outdoor fun, including guided fly-fishing lessons.

Switching gears to a different kind of green, the Saint-Quentin Golf Club offers not just a competitive 9-hole round, but also a terrace bar, meals, accommodations, and equipment rentals. The club’s Busking Bar is a perfect spot for poolside relaxation, karaoke nights, or just friendly meetups to enjoy a local beer.

Near Kedgwick, Arpin Canoë Restigouche is nestled in the heart of the mountain range offering river experiences as well as all-inclusive or self-guided packages - keep your eyes peeled for moose, bald eagle, and Atlantic salmon sightings along the way. Nearby Chalets Restigouche is the perfect spot to spend a few nights for your nature getaway.

 

Paddling the Restigouche River with Arpin Canoe
Paddling the Restigouche River with Arpin Canoe

 

The Village of Plaster Rock is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, fishers, and hunters, with access to rivers, lakes, and ATV trails, as well as the Plaster Rock Tourist Park campground located right in the middle of town. The adjacent Tobique River is perfect for canoeing or kayaking, with local equipment rentals available.

 

 

The Restigouche is a place where you truly can get away from it all - a vacation experience that reconnects you with some of the most authentic elements of a New Brunswick holiday. It’s time to get off the beaten track and discover your own hidden oasis.

 

QUICK LINKS

Parks/Outdoor Activities
Mount Carleton Provincial Park
Sugarloaf Provincial Park
Arpin Canoë Restigouche

Golf
Restigouche Golf and Country Club
Saint-Quentin Golf Club/The Busking Bar
Plaster Rock Golf Club

Food and drink
T-Bar Restaurant
Smoke on the Water
Café Chez Wes Restaurant
Brasserie 1026 Bar & Grill
Moulin à café
Atelier gourmand

Cottages and campgrounds
Heron’s Nest Cottages
Chalets Restigouche & campground
Héron bleu Campground
Inch Arran Park Camping
Mount Carleton Provincial Park
Sugarloaf Provincial Park

 


 

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Experiences and businesses listed below are ones we’ve verified as being open this season. We update this list regularly as new information comes in.

 


 

Gotta go?
Call the local Visitor Information Centre at 506-789-2367 for information on where to find open public washrooms.