Anchorage Provincial Park

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Anchorage Provincial Park
IUCN category II (national park)
June 2009 Anchorage Provincial Park Beach.jpg
Beach at Anchorage Provincial Park
Location Grand Manan, New Brunswick, Canada
Nearest city Saint John, New Brunswick
Area 1.39 square kilometres (0.54 sq mi)
Established 1970
Visitors n/a (in 2009[1])
Governing body Government of New Brunswick


Great Pond

Anchorage Provincial Park is a public park located on the south-east coast of Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada. The island, the largest in the Bay of Fundy, is also the primary island in the Grand Manan Archipelago, sitting at the boundary between the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine.

Located between the communities of Grand Harbour and Seal Cove, the park is about 24 kilometres (15 mi) south on Route 776 from the Coastal Transport Limited ferry terminal in the community of North Head.

Activities[edit]

The park offers a number of hiking and cycling trails. The Red Point Trail boardwalk is wheelchair accessible. Other trails are Long Pond, Great Pond and Bagley's. Individuals may also partake in sea kayaking, whale-watching and bird-watching at the park. As many as 275 different bird species can be seen on Grand Manan. The park has several blinds for bird viewing.

The park includes 100 campsites, tent cabins, showers, laundry facilities, kitchen shelter and barbecue pits.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ New Brunswick Department of Tourism & Parks New Brunswick Tourism Indicators Summary Report 2009 , April 2010

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Coordinates: 44°39′35″N 66°48′15″W / 44.65972°N 66.80417°W / 44.65972; -66.80417