Come see the tidal bore at the Maccan Tidal Wetlands Park!

The Park features:

  • Incredible views of the Maccan River and the tidal bore
  • Marshlands, ponds, and waterfowl
  • Benches and picnic tables
  • Short walking trails
  • Interpretive panels
  • Parking

How to find the Park, coming from Amherst/Trans Canada Highway:

  • Turn south onto Trunk 2, toward Springhill/River Hebert/Joggins.
  • Turn right onto Nappan Road.
  • Continue onto Highway 302, and turn right at Phil’s Auto Body Shop onto Route 242 toward River Hebert/Joggins.
  • The Park entrance is directly on the right after the train tracks.
  • Drive down the gravel road to the parking area at the river.

The Maccan Tidal Wetlands Park is on land owned by Ducks Unlimited, and was built and opened in 1998 by the efforts of Ducks Unlimited and some dedicated members of the former Maccan Royal Canadian Legion. It is currently maintained by volunteer local residents, so please help keep the park clean!

From the dyke in the park, you can view the pond for ducks and other birds on the marsh. There are other ponds in the woods toward the railroad.

There are also other Ducks Unlimited wetlands in the Maccan area. To learn more about Ducks Unlimited, click here.