FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

 

When will the Fundy Trail Parkway be completed?

The Fundy Trail Parkway is completed!  

 

When will the Fundy Trail Parkway connect to Sussex or Fundy National Park?

The Fundy Trail Parkway is connected to Sussex and Alma with the new connector roads.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs are welcome, however, they must remain leashed at all times for the safety of the dog, and small wildlife, and comfort of other park users. Stop in with your pup at one of the Interpretive Centres for a treat!

 

How long is the Fundy Trail Parkway?

The parkway is 30 km (19 mi) and is made of chip seal. 

There are over 35 km (22 mi) of hiking and biking trails.  

 

Who operates the park?

The Fundy Trail Parkway is operated by a non-profit organization, the Fundy Trail Development Authority Inc. The volunteer board consists of regional stakeholders. 

 

Where can I see the tides?

The tides can be seen at various lookouts throughout the park. The tides take a little over 12 hours, six hours in and six hours out. They are approximately 32 feet. A great place to experience the dramatic tides is at Long Beach, here the tide extends out half a kilometre into the bay at low tide. Link to Tide Schedule 

 

Are there restroom facilities?

There are thirteen outdoor restroom facilities located throughout the park as well restroom facilities at the Interpretive Centre, Long Beach and Walton Glen Gorge. 

 

Can I camp within the Fundy Trail Parkway?

Camping is only permitted on designated Fundy Footpath campsites. There is no front-country camping or RV-ing within the Fundy Trail. There are camping accommodations located in St. Martins, Sussex and Alma.

 

What is the difference between the Fundy Trail Parkway and the Fundy Footpath?

  • The Fundy Trail is a multi-use trail that can be seen by hiking, biking, or driving. The entrance gate is located 8 km from the Village of St. Martins. 
  • The Fundy Footpath is a challenging wilderness trail or footpath, named by Explore Magazine as one of the top 50 hiking paths in the world. It starts at Big Salmon River and hugs the coastline to the boundaries of Fundy National Park. It is recommended you purchase a Fundy Footpath kit (includes maps and tide schedule) by contacting us at 1-866-386-3987 or online at www.fundytrailparkway.com. Allow 4 to 5 days for your hike.

 

What is the Fundy Escarpment?

The Fundy Escarpment is a two-kilometre wide corridor (one kilometre of land and one kilometre into the Bay of Fundy) stretching from Fownes Beach in St. Martins to the western boundary of Fundy National Park. The one kilometre width is considered essential because most of the ecosystem dynamics of the Bay of Fundy exist within this area, including nutrient-rich salt marshes, tidal flats and the dramatic Fundy tides. The Fundy Escarpment is one of the last remaining coastal wilderness areas between Florida and Labrador.