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Irishtown Nature Park, Moncton

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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This article refers to a park in Canada. If you are looking for information about a park in Dublin, see Irishtown Nature Park, Dublin.Irishtown Nature Park is a large urban park located in the Northern Edge Within the city of Moncton, New Brunswick (Tankville). At 9 km2 it is one of the largest urban parks in Canada. The park has a large (1.20 km2) lake which is popular for kayaking and canoeing. The park is also used for hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing in the winter. There are several historic displays within the park including a small museum consisting of a fully restored one-room school. There is also a set of signs relating to the parks history as the city of Monctons first water supply dating back to the mid 19th centuryBirdwatching is popular in the park due to the wide variety of birds which reside in the park including: Black-capped chickadees Nuthatches Yellow-finches Purple finches Hairy woodpeckers Downy woodpeckers Doves The red trail (4.7 km) starts at the main parking lot on Elmwood drive and circles inside park boundaries. This trail is surfaced which makes it accessible for all to walk, groomed in the winter as well for walking. This multiuse trail is used by walkers, runners, wheel chairs, bikers and hikers.
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  • Nice, fantastic and quiet. Several courses for lovers of walking. And small bridges, flowing water and beautiful trees.
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  • We love to visit the nature parks in NB - our walks/hikes make up a large portion of our visits. We visited the Irishtown Park with a plan to hike some of the longer trails. We hiked up the Scout Trai...  read more »
  • I love the trails at Irishtown Nature Park. It's accessible year-round and is fabulous for snowshoeing in the winter. Great place for photographer also. 
  • This is one of Moncton's better walking/bike trail park. There are a few different routes you can take for if you're looking quick or longer trail. Nice views and good place for canoes but no swimming. Nice washroom facilities onsite.
  • Good variety of trails and views. I love wandering around here!
  • A really nice park to walk around in for an hour or two (or snowshoe in during the winter). Also not very far out of Moncton at all.
  • Really nice place to bring the kids and walk the dog
  • Love the walk. Love meeting the people and their fury family
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