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Maccan Tidal Wetlands Park

Record #: MCC0242
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2020
Last Full Update: 17 Sep 2020


Located In Maccan
Where To Find Us
Fundy Shore Ecotour, Hwy 242, just off Hwy 302 just past the railway tracks
Maccan, NS
Canada B0L 1B0
Areas Served Amherst and Area ; Maccan


Description & Services

Information The Maccan Tidal Wetlands park is a great place to view the tidal bore on the Maccan River. Connected to the Bay of Fundy, the sudden shift in ocean tide against the river current causes a single wave known as the tidal bore to travel down the river. Watch the tidal bore travel around the river bend and observe the changing tides and currents. The highest tidal bores occur when the moon is closest to the Earth. Plan to arrive 10-20 minutes earlier than the scheduled tidal bore should it come early.There is a small nature trail and a picnic area. Birds and ducks can be observed in the ponds. 
An annual tidal bore chart can be found posted at the park.