Boishébert and Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Sites
Delve into the stories of Mi’gmaq culture, adventurous Voyageurs, Acadian courage and ambitious shipbuilding amidst old-growth pines and the meandering Miramichi River.
Visiting Boishébert and Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Sites
Things to do, guided tours, hiking.
Maps and directions, fees, hours of operation, facilities and services.
Entry to the island is free. Fees may be charged for the Interpretation Centre and/or the ferry service.
6 km of historic trails have been restored on the island.
Take a tour through time and interact with lively historic characters on Beaubears Island and Wilson’s Point.
Open daily during the summer months, operated by Friends of Beaubears Island Inc.
About Boishébert and Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Sites
Site of Acadian refuge established in the mid 1750s and important site for the shipbuilding industry in the early 19th century.
Beaubears Island is recognized as an OECM and is managed in ways that achieve the conservation of biodiversity.
Plans and policies, site management, partners and collaborators.
Parks Canada would like to remind the public that camping and campfires are not permitted on Beaubears Island.
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