Fundy National Park
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Introduction

Characterized by record-breaking tides, pristine forests, and unique camping options, Fundy National Park is an RV camper’s paradise. Located along Highway 114, 30 km (18.6 miles) southwest of Sussex, New Brunswick, this national park offers RV campers a taste of Atlantic Canada's culture in a beautiful forested setting with dramatic tidal movements – up to 38 feet (11.5 meters) high.

Activities that RV campers enjoy at the park include fishing, hiking, paddling, tobogganing, canoeing, geocaching, mountain biking, and photography. You can also enjoy snowshoeing, swimming, tours and programs, and bird watching. Or try golf, kayaking, picnicking, stargazing, and tennis. Facilities and amenities at the park include campsites equipped with full, partial, and no RV hookups, yurts, firepits, picnic tables, restrooms, drinking water, playground, showers, kitchen shelters, laundry facilities, dumping stations, and Wi-Fi.

As one of the smallest national parks in Canada, and the first national part in New Brunswick, this 206 sq km (79.5 sq mile) park established in 1948 encompasses about 8 miles (13 km) of Fundy shoreline along Chignecto Bay. The park’s Bay of Fundy is now a finalist for one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

RV Rentals in Fundy National Park

Transportation in Fundy National Park

Driving

Fundy National Park is located along Highway 114, 30 km (18.6 miles) southwest of Sussex, New Brunswick. The park is easy to locate and access as it is a simple drive-in park. There are local paved and unpaved roads within the park that grant RVs, trailers, and other motorized vehicles easy access to different parts of the park. There are no driving restrictions within the park.

Parking

Various parking lots and areas for RVs, trailers, and cars are available within Fundy National Park for RV campers and visitors to choose from while on vacation at the park. Some of these parking areas are found at the campgrounds in the park. Overnight parking is available too for RV campers at the park.

Public Transport

There is no public transportation to and from Fundy National Park, however bus terminals operate in the village of Sussex, just off Trans-Canada 2.

Campgrounds and parking in Fundy National Park

Campsites in Fundy National Park

Reservations camping

Point Wolfe Campground

Point Wolfe Campground in Fundy National Park features 144 pet-friendly campsites available for RVs and tents. 24 campsites in the campground are equipped with electric and water hookups for RVs, while the remaining 120 campsites are without RV hookups. The campground has many campsites in the open as well as others in a more forested setting. RV length limit at the campground is 7.3 m (24 feet). Amenities at the campground include restrooms with showers, kitchen shelters, and fire pits.

Headquarters Campground

Headquarters Campground in Fundy National Park features 102 pet-friendly campsites available for RVs and tents. The campground consists of 30 campsites equipped with full hookup options (electric, water, and sewer hookups) for RVs, 25 campsites equipped with electric and water hookups for RVs, and 47 campsites without RV hookups. RV length limit at the campground is 35 feet (11 meters). Campers with RVs/trailers longer than 35 feet (11 meters) can contact the park to determine if there is space available for their rigs.

The campsites in the campground are located in a semi-wooded setting with easy access to hiking trails, the village of Alma, and the outdoor theater. Amenities in the campground include restrooms with showers, with showers, laundry facilities, kitchen shelters, a dumping station, and Wi-Fi.

Chignecto Campground

Chignecto Campground in Fundy National Park features 251 pet-friendly sites available for RVs and tents. This campground consists of 10 campsites equipped with full hookups (electric, water, and sewer hookups) for RVs, 171 campsites equipped with electric and water hookups only, and 70 campsites without RV hookups. Some of the campsites in the campground are wheelchair-accessible. RV length limit at the campground is 35 feet (11 meters). Campers with RVs/trailers longer than 35 feet (11 meters) can contact the park to determine if there is space available for their rigs.

The campground is close to hiking and biking trails, an astronomy viewing site, and the public program campfire circle. Amenities at the campground include restrooms with showers, kitchen shelters, laundry facilities, fire pits, a dumping station, and Wi-Fi.

Alcoholic beverages and cannabis are only to be consumed at campers’ designated campsites. Moreover, campfires are only permitted in designated fireplaces. Quiet hours are between 11 pm and 7 am.

Cannontown Campground

Cannontown Campground in Fundy National Park features 30 pet-friendly campsites available for RVs and tents. All the campsites in the campground are equipped with full hookup options (electric, water, and sewer hookups) for RVs. RV length limit at the campground is 35 feet (11 meters). Campers with RVs/trailers longer than 35 feet (11 meters) can contact the park to determine if there is space available for their rigs. The campground is located near the playground, golf course, and the Salt & Fir Centre.

The campground offers easy access to hiking trails, the village of Alma, and the outdoor theater. The campsites in the campground are in a shaded setting and provide a picturesque view of the Bay of Fundy. Amenities at the campground include firepits, Wi-Fi, picnic tables, restrooms, and drinking water.

Alcoholic beverages and cannabis are only to be confined to and consumed at campers’ designated campsite. Moreover, campfires are only permitted in designated fireplaces. Quiet hours are between 11 pm and 7 am.

First-come first-served

Alternate camping

Seasonal activities in Fundy National Park

In-Season

Kayaking/Canoeing

The high tide common to the waters of Fundy National Park presents RV campers with superb kayaking and canoeing opportunities to paddle around the tops of the craggy sea cliffs in the park. Even more, the nearby fishing village of Alma offers kayak tours where campers can experience paddling on the tides of Fundy National Park. You get to kayak on your own, if you so choose, or join a guided tour and experience the thrill with others. Popular spots for kayaking in the park include the nearby Hopewell Rocks, and the red sandstone “flowerpot” formations that are products of centuries of erosive action.

Mountain Biking

The unique topography and landscape of Fundy National Park presents appealing opportunities for bicyclists to ride along flat, forested trails and ravines. The biking trails in the park also vary from easy to moderate and from as short as 106.5 meters (350 ft) to 1.5 km (0.9 miles) in length. RV campers love to challenge themselves and friends on rides along these trails up mountainous and rocky terrain as well as on the flat regions in the park.

Hiking

One of the most popular activities for RV campers at Fundy National Park is hiking as the park features more than 100 km (62 miles) of trails that pass along the beach shores, waterfall, and river valley. These trails vary in difficulty from easy to strenuous/demanding and range from 500 m (0.3 miles) loops to 50 km (31 miles) circuits. The hiking trails in Fundy National Park open to both novice hikers and pros.

What’s more, multi-day hiking opportunities are available in Fundy National Park for campers that desire a more challenging adventure.

Off-Season

Winter Activities

Fundy National Park features various winter activities for RV campers to engage in while on vacation at the park. These activities range from cross-country skiing, to birding, tobogganing, fat biking, outdoor skating, and snowshoeing. As a result, all campers are actively engaged at the park in winter and no one is left out of the fun.

Geocaching

Geocaching at Fundy National Park involves treasure hunting and hiking, and pushes RV campers in search of hidden caches in the park. This activity is packed with loads of fun and excitement, as well as interesting exercises. Within the park, campers are charged with finding 15 official geocaches which take geocachers on adventures through different scenic vistas in the park, essentially making campers appreciate the cultural and natural history of the park.

Swimming

As a swimmer, you have different options of where to swim while you’re on RV vacation at Fundy National Park. You may choose to swim at the heated saltwater swimming pool located off the Point Wolfe Road., with lifeguards on duty, or at Bennett and Wolfe Lakes, where unsupervised swimming is available, or even in one of the park’s rivers. Whichever your choice is, you’re guaranteed an amazing swimming experience at the Fundy National Park.

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