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Friar's Head is a 1.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located in the state of New Brunswick, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for hiking, walking, and bird watching. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.5 mi Elevation gain 134 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Walking

Bird watching

Beach

Forest

Views

Wild flowers

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Getting There

Relatively easy trail from the Visitor Centre to Friar's Head overlook. The trail winds through mixed woods, meadows, and has ocean views. During low tide, you can hike back along the beach.

Park at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Visitor Centre. The trailhead starts at the end of the parking lot.

Cross over to Campobello Island, Welshpool, New Brunswick, Canada via Lebec, Maine, USA. The Visitor Centre is about 1.5 km after the customs station.

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Victoria Hoover
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Started on the carriage road & finished with the short hike through the woods back to the carriage road. Good view of some islands and the ocean, part of it is a stairway down to a beach. We were unable to see the Friar though, I guess it has to be VERY low tide? Easy and not steep at all.

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Scott Densmore
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A nice trail in Roosevelt Campobello International Park that leads to Friar's Head and very picturesque views of the bay separating Campobello Island in Canada and the United States. The trailhead is located at the end of the parking lot opposite the visitor center and Roosevelt Cottage. You will see interesting trees/vegetation...likely including raspberry bushes, also two small boardwalks, a little elevation change, a pass through a pretty meadow, and even a short spur trail down to the water and a view of the cliffs. But no doubt the best part is the view at the end.

Pam Allen-LeBlanc
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Megan Callahan
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Dave Herzer Jr
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Jason Condon
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Denis Jalbert
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Misty Rambo
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Brad Tatham
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Scott Densmore
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Lawrence Carroll
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