Top Outdoor Experiences in the Fredericton Capital Region

Summer has officially arrived here in the Fredericton Capital Region! After waiting patiently for our favourite time of year to arrive, we know that you're excited to get some vitamin D! What better way to spend a beautiful summer day than on the Wolastoq (Saint John River) or taking in the scenic views while playing a round of golf? Check out some of the best ways to spend a summer day in the Fredericton Capital Region. 

1. Explore the Wolastoq (Saint John River) 

Too hot for comfort outside? Not to worry! With the beautiful Wolastoq (Saint John River) flowing throughout the region, spend some time exploring the scenic views of the river to cool yourself off. Get in touch with nature with Second Nature Outdoors, where you can rent a kayak, canoe, stand-up paddleboard, or even join a guided tour! With locations in downtown Fredericton, Killarney Lake, and Oromocto, choose which beautiful waterway is best for you.  

Looking for something unique to try? Check out Wolastoq Adventures in downtown Fredericton! Wolastoq Adventures offers an unforgettable kayak experience with transparent kayak rentals equipped with waterproof speakers and fun LED lights to level up your water adventure. 

2. Hit the Trails 

Discover our extensive trail network by foot or bicycle, or rent an electric scooter! Explore scenic trails along the Wolastoq (Saint John River) with the family, or if you're a thrill seeker looking for an adventure, take a trip to Grand Lake and visit Mountain Bike Minto to enjoy 40km of some of the best terrain in Eastern Canada. Known for our walkable trails, there is no better way to spend some time outside enjoying our destination than by lacing up your sneakers! Learn all about what the region has to offer here

3. Outdoor Excursions 

See a different side of New Brunswick by experiencing the backcountry on four wheels, or sailing the serene waters of Nackawic. Float lazily down the river in a tube or enjoy a leisurely llama walk. Dive into history with free guided tours or get chills on a spine-tingling ghost story tour. For thrill-seekers, tackle a 280-foot floating obstacle course or climb high in the trees at TreeGo. From the vibrant communities of Central York and Harvey to the picturesque Grand Lake, the region offers countless ways to experience its stunning natural beauty and vibrant local culture. 

4. Golf around the Fredericton Capital Region 

The Fredericton Capital Region boasts incredible golf experiences. With seven courses, the region offers gorgeous courses surrounded by bountiful and beautiful nature suited to all skill levels. You will not find a dreamier destination to play a round or two. Read all about our golf courses here.

5. Get Hooked on the Fredericton Capital Region's Fishing Scene 

Grab your rod and get ready for the best fishing in Atlantic Canada, with world-class opportunities spanning from spring to late fall. With numerous accessible fishing spots from boats, kayaks, or the shorelines, you are sure to get a catch while taking in the beauty of the region. Whether you prefer fishing alone or a guided fishing trip, the Fredericton Capital Region has it all! Learn more about fishing in the area here.

No matter the season, the Fredericton Capital Region has plenty to offer when it comes to outdoor adventure—planning a winter trip or looking for more options to fill your itinerary? Learn more about what we have to offer here.

Looking to elevate your outdoorsy trip to the region? Discover a wide range of tailored accommodation packages designed to suit every traveller. Whether you're looking for stays that include kayaking, golf, or a relaxing date night after days spent in the sun, there is something for you. Book your next life well crafted getaway now.