Celebrating Canada 150 in Fundy National Park
Canada is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation this year. Of course, there is a lot of planning going on and, guaranteed, there will be much celebrating. We have already been given a sneak peek at one of the gifts being brought to the party: The federal government has announced that in 2017, admission to all our national parks, national historical sites and national marine conservation areas will be free.
I am fortunate that one of these national treasures is only a short drive from my home. Fundy National Park here in New Brunswick has it all, including gorgeous waterfalls, lakes and marshes nestled in 200 kilometres of Acadian forest.
If the ocean is more your thing, you have 12 kilometres of shoreline to explore. The massive tides twice a day mean you can even walk on the ocean floor and gather crabs, sea glass and other trinkets given up by the sea.