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Irving Nature Park

#1 of 74 things to do in Saint John Features Animals
Sand Cove Road, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
+1 506-653-7367
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Absolutely worth the time!

We are in this area nearly every summer and always try to get to Irving Nature Park for a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Molly S
New Britain, Connecticut
wonderful BBQ place

My family had a great BBQ time there. It was hard to find any space in a nice weather LOL. It also... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Saint John, Canada
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“great trails” (16 reviews)
“picnic tables” (16 reviews)
“the loop” (10 reviews)
Sand Cove Road, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
+1 506-653-7367

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We are in this area nearly every summer and always try to get to Irving Nature Park for a beautiful, peaceful day of gorgeous views, fresh air, soothing surroundings, walks & hikes for different abilities, and a great place to picnic. A short drive from...More

Thank Molly S
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family had a great BBQ time there. It was hard to find any space in a nice weather LOL. It also could be a good place for people who like to run in public.

Thank heyalyssa33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Saint John and decided to stop by. Very nice and peaceful area . First time we went, fog was so thick you couldn't see anything, so we stopped by again the next day when it was clear to enjoy the view and walk...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has lots of hiking trails winding through thick woodlands. It is definitely a place for those who enjoy getting out of their vehicles and hiking through the woods. There are numerous places with access to water views and the rocky shore line. The...More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful day hiking the Irving Nature Park with friends. We walked the trail till the end. The trail is easy to walk on with many places to sit and have a break and enjoy the beautiful scenery around you. Saw a porcupine...More

Thank sgreen451
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful beach, for some reason I thought there would be a visitor center, or at least restrooms. I had to turn around and drive nearly three miles to find a public place with a restroom. And then I returned to walk the...More

Thank MainePeg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I mean, I've seen better parks and some of the trails are a bit randomly executed, but you get to see some nice scenery in various points and the hike is not too hard. I wouldn't consider this a must, especially since I had just...More

Thank Ilinca E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to go for a walk during the summer. I walked just the main road for most of it however it was a beautiful walk.

Thank JaredWinkler
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a 6.5 km walk or you can drive through or take shortcut trails.Well kept. Raw beauty. Would not recommend trails for younger children or people with mobility issues.

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This island provides some nice walking trails and views from it... During high tide it is all but an Island. Great for the whole family to explore

Thank stephen a
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Debbie G
22 March 2017|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
Have not walked the park lately but previous experience has been that there will be a path created by walkers who use the path every day.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Lblackier | Reviewed this property |
I prefer the main trail that has gravel laid on it mainly because I walk my dog there or do it as a run. But the wooded trails are nice too
Susan F
16 August 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Sure , on a leash and insure you remove any of their contributions!