In the Area
The cottage for rent, is on a quiet country road just minutes from the Village of Blackville and the majestic Miramichi River. In Blackville you’ll find all the amenities you need such as a grocery store, hardware store, pharmacy, health clinic, and restaurants.
Activities available nearby include tubing, canoe rentals, kayaking, fly-fishing, and paddle boarding. Take a drive or a walk and explore the great outdoors! Discover beautiful views of the Miramichi river, hiking trails, hidden waterfalls, a covered bridge and more. The community park in Blackville overlooks the river and has a boat launch, trails, picnic areas and a playground for the children.
Festivals and Events
You’re only 30 minutes away the City of Miramichi which is host to several festivals starting in Spring with the Rotary Rib Fest and Striper Cup (Bass Fishing) and followed by cultural and music based festivals such as Powwow’s, Canada’s Irish Festival, Rock ‘n Roll Festival, Acadian Day Celebrations, Folksong Festival, Scottish Festival, and this year Miramichi will be hosting the Atlantic Air Show, featuring the Snowbirds in August, 2016. For the Mighty Miramichi events calendar that lists events going on throughout the Miramichi Region visit: www.mightymiramichi.com/events
Explore our beautiful Miramichi Region! Take a drive in either direction and discover local history, museums, cultural sites, and beaches. Head towards Miramichi Bay and enjoy the day at Escuminac Beach with sandy beaches, warm salt water and fresh lobster sold right off the boat. Visit the Metepenagiag Heritage Park, a state of the art facility that tells the story of the Mi’kmaq culture that has existed here for over 30 centuries. Learn more about the history of salmon fishing in the area at the Atlantic Salmon Museum, or visit the Woodmen’s Museum and journey back to earlier times when lumbermen carved a living from the forest. There’s much more to see and do in the area, we’ll point you in the right direction when you get here!
Visit these websites for more local information:
Village of Blackville – The Blackville website showing nearby businesses and events.
Mighty Miramichi River Guide – Flip through this local tourism magazine online.
MightyMiramichi.com – Our online community features business listings for the entire region, events, yard sales, local Giv’er Miramichi magazine and more.
Discover Miramichi – Our regional tourism site with local attractions, and things to do in the Miramichi Region.