Best Scenic Drives in New Brunswick

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

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#1. Melanson Falls


Many waterfalls lie close to the highways and byways of our beautiful province. One of these hidden gems is Melanson Falls.…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Moncton, NB - Hiking, Scenic Drives
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#2. Kent Junction Falls


The headwater of Lower Meadow Brook is located just a few km/mi up from Kent Junction and is part of a large wetland in this region of peat bogs and wetlands.…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Miramichi, NB - Scenic Drives
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#3. Nepisiguit (Grand) Falls


Atlantic salmon are abundant in the lower 30 km (18 mi) of the Nepisiguit River, due to the presence of Nepisiguit (Grand) Falls, a huge natural waterfall that acts as an insurmountable barrier to any…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Bathurst, NB - Scenic Drives
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#4. Pabineau Falls


As it roars toward Chaleur Bay, the Nepisiguit River squeezes through a maze of granite boulders, forming a series of very large rapids. The strong current and great open views have made Pabineau Fall…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Bathurst, NB - Scenic Drives
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#5. Tetagouche Falls


Bathurst Harbour has several rivers that flow into it. The second largest after the Nepisiguit is Tetagouche River, which has its headwater in the Tetagouche Lake area, further up in the Chaleur Highl…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Bathurst, NB - Scenic Drives
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#6. Hadley Falls


The remains of the old Hadley Mill in Dunlop still stand near Hadley Falls, even though most of the surrounding area has been developed into residential subdivisions.…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Bathurst, NB - Scenic Drives
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#7. Millstream (Sormany) Falls


Millstream (Sormany) Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in northern New Brunswick. The Millstream River drains a large area of small lakes and wetlands as it tumbles and careens through the Chaleu…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Bathurst, NB - Scenic Drives
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#8. Nigadoo Falls


In his 1864 report on the mines and minerals of New Brunswick, Dr. Loring Bailey described the Nigadoo River as “a succession of romantic falls and rapids . . . interjected with limestone, quartz, cop…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Bathurst, NB - Scenic Drives
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#9. Christopher Brook Falls


Christopher Brook is cradled amid a series of high mountains that make up the Appalachians.…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Campbellton, NB - Scenic Drives
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#10. Grand Falls / Grand Sault


Grand Falls / Grand-Sault , dropping from a height of 23 m (75 ft), is said to be the largest waterfall east of Niagara Falls. The Maliseet name for the falls was Chicanekapeag, meaning “giant destroy…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Grand Falls--Grand-Sault, NB - Hiking, Scenic Drives
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#11. Briggs Mill Falls


One of New Brunswick’s finest roadside waterfall sites, Briggs Mill Falls is located just upriver from the bridge spanning the North Branch Meduxnekeag River in the tiny hamlet of Oakville in Carleton…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Hartland, NB - Scenic Drives
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#12. Lindsay Falls


Lindsay Falls is found in the Lindsay Valley recreational area of CFB Gagetown , the military base situated in the town of Oromocto. The trails of Lindsay Valley twist through mature hardwoods and alo…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Oromocto, NB - Hiking, Scenic Drives
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#13. The Waterford Waterworks


The Waterford Waterworks is a series of beautifully sculptured waterfalls found along Trout Creek, as it tumbles through the hamlet of Waterford, near Sussex Corner.…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Sussex, NB - Scenic Drives
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#14. The Falls Of Trout Creek


Farther up the road from the Waterford Waterworks, Trout Creek flows down from the northern flank of the Fundy Highlands through the western edge of Cripps and McDermott hills.…
From the guidebook "Waterfalls of New Brunswick: A Guide"
Waterford, NB - Scenic Drives
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