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Upper Miramichi

                                                   The Rural Community of Upper Miramichi spans the world-famous
                                                Miramichi River, its streams and tributaries.  Historic communities such
                                              as Boiestown, Astle, New Bandon, Ludlow, Taxis River, Bloomfield, and
        Holtville are scattered along this majestic river.  These small communities allow you to experience the lives of
        our ancestors, all the while exploring our forests and magical shores — A world-famous Atlantic salmon fishing
        river unspoiled by factories and mills, protected by our communities.
            Cast your line on our river, sleep in famous fishing lodges, canoe    Local Attractions
        our rippling waters, explore our forests, saunter along our shores, admire  • Nelson Hollow Bridge
        the structure of the Nelson Hollow Bridge, the only remaining bridge     • Priceville Footbridge
        with a cottage roof, lie under the stars on a 650-foot long swinging     • Porter Cove Bridge
        bridge, walk or bike our magnificent trail system, view fish jumping     • Woodmen’s Museum
        Porter Brook Falls, or meet the characters of our forest at the Central  • Upper Miramichi Community Park
        New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum. Discover the cathedral Red Pines         • Cookhouse Shore
                                                                                 • Porter Brook Falls
        at the Upper Miramichi Community Park while the kids explore the         • Fall Brook Falls
             Upper Miramichi, in partnership with the Woodmen’s Museum and
        many other community organizations, assists with festivals and community events, community suppers, Canada
        Day Celebrations, an amazing Forest Festival, and Winter Fun Days. Experience our local way of life by attending
        events and celebrations,  logging & fishing competitions, craft displays and church suppers. When we meet you
        in the community you’ll always find a friendly smile and a, “How’s she goin’?”

                        Central NB Woodsmen’s Museum
                        Professional Lumberjack Competition.

                        August 17  Exciting competition and family fun beginning at 12 noon at the museum. Axe
                        Throw, Jack & Jill Sawing, Vertical Chop, Kettle Boil and more!

                        Aug. 18: Be a Lumberjack Day.  Learn lumberjack skills! 12 noon at the museum.

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