The Fundy Trail Parkway is a not-for-profit run coastal nature park and scenic drive in southern New Brunswick. Take in stunning views of the world-famous Bay of Fundy when driving, hiking, or picnicking. There are many trails with varying degrees of difficulty, and picnic tables along roadside pullovers- your Fundy coastal adventure awaits!
The Alma Connector Road is now open and fully chip sealed!
There are two entry points to the Fundy Trail Parkway noted as west entrance and east entrance on the map below. There are multiple ways to get to the two entrances of Fundy Trail through the Village of Alma, the City of Moncton, the Town of Sussex, the Village of St. Martins and the City of Saint John. Click below to find directions from your starting location.
Saint John and St. Martins
Visiting the Fundy Trail Parkway from Moncton on the NEW Alma Connector Road:
To drive this new road from Miramichi, Nova Scotia or other destinations, first drive towards Moncton for NB Route 114 S.
Leave Moncton and travel toward Alma on NB Route 114 S. Travel the Fundy Coastal Drive from Moncton, through the Villages of Hillsborough, Hopewell Cape, and Riverside-Albert before reaching Alma. Continue following NB Route 114 W through Fundy National Park, turning left onto Shepody Road immediately after exiting the park boundary. At the end of the Shepody Road (about 16.5 km), turn left onto Little Salmon River Road. After about 11 km, you will arrive at the Fundy Trail Parkway east gate.
Explore New Brunswick’s top four Natural Attractions: Fundy Trail Parkway, Fundy National Park, Cape Enrage, and Hopewell Rocks!
Visiting the Fundy Trail Parkway from Sussex Corner:
Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John may also wish to explore this route.
From Highway 1, take exit 198 for New Brunswick 111/New Brunswick 114 toward Sussex/Sussex Corner/Saint Martins.
Follow NB-111 W (follow signs for Sussex Corner/Saint Martins/Fundy Trail). Take your next right onto Post Road to continue following NB 111 W for approximately 2.5 km. Turn left onto Needle Street to continue following NB 111 W. After about 500m on Needle Street, you have two options for visiting the Fundy Trail!
Option 1: Eastern Entrance (through Waterford) When you approach this sign (shown below), veering left will take you to the eastern end of the Fundy Trail. This is the newer section of the park featuring the Walton Glen Gorge!
Option 2: Western Entrance (through St. Martins) Turning right, you will travel through the village of St. Martins and to the western end of the Fundy Trail.
These two access points makes it great to drive a scenic loop from Sussex!
Option 1: At Needle Street, turn left onto Waterford Road toward Fundy Trail East Gate. Follow the Waterford Road a distance of 12 kilometres and make a slight left turn travelling over the bridge onto the Creek Road. Follow the Creek Road a distance of 11 kilometres. Bear left at the intersection with the Shepody Road. At the intersection of the Crawford Lake Road connect with the newly constructed Fundy Trail Connector (Little Salmon River Road) and follow it for 12 kilometres to the East gate of the Fundy Trail Parkway.
Option 2: Turning right at this sign on Needle Street, follow NB Route 111 W toward St. Martins. Turn left on to Main Street in St. Martins. After about 2km, at the light house turn right, over the bridge, onto Big Salmon River Road. After about 3.7km, at the fork in the road, veer right onto Little Beach Road. Continue straight for about 5 km and arrive at the western access gate to the Fundy Trail Parkway.
To get the full Fundy Trail experience from Sussex, visitors often choose to drive this as a loop from Sussex!
Visiting the Fundy Trail Parkway from Saint John:
Visiting from St. Stephen, USA, Fredericton or elsewhere visitors can explore this route by first driving toward Saint John.
To get to the western access point for the Fundy Trail from Saint John, follow Trans Canada Highway #1 East to exit 137A. Follow Route 111 E to St. Martins. Turn right on to Main Street in St. Martins. After about 2km, at the light house turn right, over the bridge, onto Big Salmon River Road. After about 3.7km, at the fork in the road, veer right onto Little Beach Road. Continue straight for about 5 km and arrive at the western access gate to the Fundy Trail Parkway.