NB Trail - Noonan Section, NB

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3/5 (4 reviews)
Maugerville, New Brunswick (Sunbury County)
Last Updated: 11/30/2023
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The NB Trail was established when the railway that used to pass through New Brunswick was removed. This explains why the trail is frequently raised on a causeway through marshes and why it is largely a straight line. It passes through the Portobello Creek National Wildlife Area as well as Grand Lake Meadow, which creates stunning sceneries along the route with abundant wildlife. The vegetation is predominately maple, oak and pine trees, interspersed with marshes and ponds, creating a very colourful array of fall foliage during the month of October. To top it off, the trail ends at the shores of Indian Lake. Combine the wildlife, the breathtaking colours, the low technical rating of the trail and the destination into one package, and you have a perfect Sunday afternoon, foliage peeping family outing, perfect for the whole family.

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3/5 (4)
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Seasonal Closure
Visited: 11/30/2023

Closed for winter season. Parts of these are designated snowmobile trails. Will reopen in May after the spring thaw.
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Seasonal Closure
Visited: 12/01/2021

Closed for the season! See you in 2022!
Rated 3/5
Visited: 08/27/2020

For the first 6km or so this trail is good but as of today it is heavily overgrown and several culverts are lifted out of the path and can only safely be driven over if you have good ground clearance and mud tires. Once nearing the old bridge it is very difficult to pass through and not worth the while since it is also heavily overgrown. If you’re on a quad it may be done but don’t risk it in anything bigger. There is a crossroads just before the bridge which I had to backtrack to in order to continue.
Trail Review: NB Trail - Noonan Section, NB - Stephen mccabe
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Visited: 01/07/2017

In the winter this trail is a groomed snowmobile trail, which means it is prohibited to any other vehicles. However it can be used for walking or cross country skiing, although there are designated cross-country skiing trails in the area. NB Trail is a year round open trail, however it is open only to certain types of vehicles depending on season. OHV's and ATV's may use it in the summer, snowmobiles in the winter.
Trail Review: NB Trail - Noonan Section, NB - Virgil Dessouroux

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