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Top 20 Snowless Adventures on the Northern Odyssey

Trail networks in the forest, hidden waterfalls and sandy beaches as far as the eyes can see… it’s time to hop a new kind of outdoor adventure on the Northern Odyssey.

 Published Jun 26

So you’re coming to the Chaleur Region!

While you’re here, why not also discover our three awesome surrounding partner regions also part of the great Northern Odyssey, and make the summer fun last longer?

Here’s our top 20 of the best snowless adventures to try in all four regions of the Northern Odyssey this year!

1. Scenic Trails: Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail and Méruimticook Trail

The Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail is 147 km of discoveries and enchanting panoramas in pristine nature.

Reconnect with millennia of history and Mi’gmaq legends and finish your trek at the magnificent Daly Point Nature Reserve.

[Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail]

Also, if you are in the Edmundston area, check out the 50 km long Méruimticook Trail.

2. Biking

Live the ultimate mountain biking experience in the Madawaska Trails that offer real mountain terrain. It’s 60 km of pure adrenaline!

[Chaleur Green Trails]

Rent a fat bike in Bathurst or bring your own bike and test your mettle in the MFB Chaleur trails or the Chaleur Green Trails. An exhilarating ride awaits you in both trail networks.

If you happen to be in the Acadian Peninsula, this region is home to the Véloroute, a fantastic 540-km cycling trail network crisscrossing the entire region.

Get ready to discover a cycling paradise in every region of the Northern Odyssey.

3. Cielo Glamping

You’ve been camping, but have you tried… glamping?

Book your “pearl” at the Cielo Glamping for a one-of-a-kind adventure on an enchanting site located between sea and forest that offers breathtaking views of the Acadian coastline.

4. Golf

The beauty of golf is that no two golf courses are exactly the same anywhere in the world!

[Gowan Brae Golf and Country Club]

Prepare for some splendid outings on the fairways and greens uniquely found on the Northern Odyssey!

Players of all levels will have an extraordinary sporting experience while being surrounded with magnificent green landscapes.

Edmundston: Fraser Edmundston Golf Club

Campbellton: Restigouche Golf & Country Club

[Squire Green Golf Club]

Chaleur region: Gowan Brae Golf & Country Club and Squire Green Golf Club, both in Bathurst

Acadian Peninsula: Pokemouche Golf Club

5. Beaches

There’s nothing quite as relaxing as an afternoon spent at the beach!

[Pokeshaw Beach]

Admire the Capes at Pokeshaw Beach, play beach volleyball at Youghall Beach, contemplate postcard-like sunsets at Beresford Beach, walk one of the longest sandbars in Charlo, go clam fishing on the Bas-Caraquet Beach…

…or visit Miscou Island that is revered for its beaches with majestic dunes!

[Beresford Beach]

6. Historical sites and museums

Visit authentic houses and buildings dating from 1770 to 1949 inhabited by interpretive guides portraying the daily lives of the Acadians in their historical context at the Village historique acadien.

Photo: Château Albert at the Village historique acadien.

Be sure to visit the Place des pionniers, a beautiful and colourful small-scale reproduction of the village of Saint-François as it was in the past.

Also make time for some fine arts at the Restigouche Gallery in Campbellton.

7. Miscou Lighthouse

A visit at the Miscou Lighthouse gives you a total change of scenery and this site enchants thousands of visitors each year.

Discover this amazing 23-meter-high lighthouse dating from 1856.

Climb up the Recognized Federal Heritage Building and admire the unique setting found on Miscou Island!

8. Coffee Shops

[Auberge d'Anjou - Cocooning Café]

How does tasting a fine French pastry, at l’Auberge d’Anjou – Cocooning Café in Petit-Rocher, sound?

Or maybe you want to sip on a specialty coffee at Kaffeine Espresso Bar in Bathurst, or be amazed by a beautiful latte art at Grains de Folie in Caraquet.

[Kaffeine Espresso Bar]

Aloha Café-Boutique in Lamèque and Café Europa in Campbellton both have delicious, healthy and tasty food.

If you want to try an all vegetarian menu, you don’t want to miss Café Lotus Bleu in Edmundston.

9. République Provincial Park and Botanical Garden of N. B.

Plan the perfect weekend outdoor escapade on this large recreative park located on the shores of the Madawaska River.

You will find scenic trails, sports fields, a large campground, a semi-Olympic pool, and much more!