Barbour’s General Store is an authentic 18th century general store that was lovingly restored in celebration of Canada’s 1967 centennial and Barbours’ 100th year in business. It now serves visitors and locals alike as a General Store Museum and gift shop featuring local New Brunswick gifts.
Fun and excitement at Saint John’s Exhibition Park. Saint John Exhibition Park is a multi-purpose venue in Saint John’s east side. We have the perfect mix of entertainment and fun. Whether you’re enjoying the Saint John Ex in late August, shopping with our retail partners, or stopping in to play Bingo with friends, we’ve got it all.
Charnisay had his fort at Port Royal. The second man, Charles La Tour, had built a fort along the St. John River but had control of the fur trade across the Bay of Fundy near where Charnisay had his fort. La Tour had been there for years trading happily and successfully with the Maliseets.
Interpretive structures and panels offer a unique way to interpret our city’s rich, layered heritage and our extraordinary natural environment. Witness the ebb and flow of some of the Highest Tides in the World, enjoying spectacular views of Saint John Harbour's working port. Suitable for all ages; accessible by wheelchair.
Saint John; Fredericton; Shediac; Miramichi; Sackville; Prince Edward Island; Halifax, Nova Scotia; State of Maine; Moncton Directions: From City of Moncton, take the Riverview Causeway and follow the “Fundy” signs south on Route # 114 to Hopewell Cape. or take the Gunningsville Bridge to Riverview, turn left on Route #114 to Hopewell Cape.
Loch Alva is a large, deep lake in the southern part of the area. Turtle Mountain, the highest point in the area, is known for the scenic vista it provides of Saint John and the Bay of Fundy, and for its striking rocky "bald" appearance that is visible for many miles around.
The sea has shaped Saint John and is the only city located on the Bay of Fundy. Saint John has a long history of shipbuilding at the city's dry dock which is one of the largest in the world. Since 2003 shipbuilding has ended on the scale it once was forcing the city to adopt a new economic strategy.
The phenomenon of the Reversing Falls is caused by the tremendous rise and fall of the tides of the Bay of Fundy, which are the highest in the world. The natural southward-facing opening of the Bay of Fundy receives the on rushing ocean tides directly like a funnel.
Welcome to Rockwood Park. Enjoyed by many for its freshwater lakes for fishing, swimming, boating and skating, Rockwood is the hub of outdoor activities year round. Over 55 trails and footpaths will guide you through the Park’s unspoiled charm, with its unusal topography and geography.
The Saint John Arts Centre is a multidisciplinary venue, dedicated to serving the community through arts, educational and cultural programming accessible to all. We strive to be an innovative showcase for all forms of creative expression and multidisciplinary thought.
The Saint John Police Museum Inc. displays the history of the local police force. Historic uniforms, badges and photos are featured. The Saint John Police Force is the largest municipal service in New Brunswick and has been serving Saint John since 1849.
Saint John, St. John County. Overview. This 49 hectare nature preserve, in two separate parcels, sits partly on the Saints Rest Marsh, one of the largest salt marshes on the Bay of Fundy’s north shore. The area includes a diversity of habitat including salt marsh, coastal mixed forest, rocky shoreline and mudflats.
Centered on the port city of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Stonehammer became the first North American member of the Global Geoparks Network in 2010. We tell "a billion years of stories" about planet Earth, connecting stories of geology with stories of community.
Dominion Park, West Saint John ; Lily Lake/Fisher Lakes, Rockwood Park, Saint John City Center ; Mispec Beach, East Saint John (unsupervised salt water beach) Little River Reservoir, East Saint John ; Tucker Park, North Saint John (unsupervised) The City of Saint John engages the Canada Games Aquatic Centre for lifeguard services.