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Guided Walks

2-hour Walks

July and August

  • Monday–Friday
  • 1–3 pm (rain or shine)
  • Suitable for all ages
  • All walks depart from the Interpretive Centre
  • All walks are classified as easy. Good walking shoes or sneakers are recommended.
  • Rates

Group rates available (Group size: 1-15 maximum)

For additional information on any of the Fundy Trail Guided Walks, call 506-833-2019 or 1-866-386-3987

Mondays: Sea Captain Burial Grounds

Come and enjoy a walk with our interpreter and learn the history of the restoration of the Sea Captains' Burial Grounds. The Fownes and Melvin Families were shipbuilders and farmers. They built 32 ships between 1820 and 1864. Wear good walking shoes and bring drinking water, snacks and sunscreen. Rain or shine.

Tuesdays: Big Salmon River Beach and School House Walk

Come enjoy a walk with our interpreter and learn about the birds, flora, fauna and history of the Fundy Coast and life at the community of Big Salmon River. This is a moderate hike. 350 species migrate along the Bay of Fundy. Wear sturdy footwear and bring drinking water, snacks and sunscreen. Rain or shine.

Wednesdays: Flower Pot Rock and Melvin Beach Walk

Come enjoy a walk with our interpreter and discover the beauty of the Fundy Trail while learning about the area's flora and fauna. This is a moderate hike for adults and children (6 years and up). Wear good walking shoes; bring drinking water, snacks and sunscreen. Rain or shine.

Thursdays: Bradshaw Footpath and Melvin Beach Walk

Experience the Fundy Trail and learn about the natural history of the area. A significant part of the walk takes place on somewhat difficult terrain (rocky/rotted paths). Wear sturdy footwear; bring drinking water, snacks and sunscreen. Rain or shine.

Fridays: Big Salmon River Beach and School House Walk

Come enjoy a walk with our interpreter and learn about the birds, flora, fauna and history of the Fundy Coast and life at the community of Big Salmon River.

  • This is a moderate hike.
  • 350 species migrate along the Bay of Fundy.
  • Wear sturdy footwear and bring drinking water, snacks and sunscreen.
  • Rain or shine.

4-hour Walks

Hearst Lodge Day Adventure

A four-hour guided interpretive hike from Big Salmon River Suspension Bridge to the Hearst Lodge... featuring flora, fauna and the history of the Hearst Lodge. Enjoy lunch in the lodge or at a picnic table overlooking the salmon pool.

Hearst Lodge 4

The lodge was built as a fishing lodge on a dramatic site above salmon spawning pools on the Big Salmon River by newspaper magnate J. Randolph Hearst. The Hearst Lodge, about 2.8 kilometres from the Interpretive Centre, is accessible on a four-hour guided hike, including lunch, via a scenic footpath along the river.

  • Advance reservation required.
  • See Rates for this event.
  • June 1 - September 30

Fall Foliage Day Adventure

Autumn is the most colourful and rewarding time to visit the Fundy Trail, when the trees don their mantle of magnificent hues. A four hour guided interpretive hike from Big Salmon River Suspension Bridge to the Hearst Lodge.

Fall Lookout

It's a shutter bug's dream! Fundy's famous fall foliage far as the eye can see ... unforgettable vistas ... and phenomenal flora and fauna. Ready ... focus ... click! Enjoy lunch in the Hearst Lodge overlooking the beautiful salmon pool.

  • Advance reservation required.
  • See Rates for this event.
  • September 1 - 30