Best Backpacking in New Brunswick

This list represents the most popular backpacking in New Brunswick. Use this list to plan your next New Brunswick backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Fundy Footpath


Good views of remote areas of the Bay of Fundy with the Martin Head peninsula, old-growth coastal forests, pebble beaches, mudflats, and a high chance of seeing wildlife. There are also remnants of ol…
From the guidebook "Hiking Trails of New Brunswick"
Saint Martins, NB - Backpacking, Hiking - 25.5 miles
Published by Goose Lane Editions

#2. Dobson Trail


This 59 km (37 mi) footpath from Riverview to Fundy National Park is the work of many volunteers under the direction of trail master Edwin Melanson. As one would expect, a trail of such length offers…
From the guidebook "Hiking Trails of New Brunswick"
Cherryfield, NB - Backpacking, Hiking - 37 miles
Published by Goose Lane Editions

#3. Swallowtail Lighthouse Trail


This coastal trail leads from the southernmost lighthouse via the northernmost lighthouse to the picturesque Swallowtail Lighthouse. It passes by such idyllic places as Hay Point, lookouts to Little D…
From the guidebook "Hiking Trails of New Brunswick"
Welshpool, NB - Backpacking, Hiking - 23.7 miles
Published by Goose Lane Editions