Point Daly Reserve

New Brunswick

Stop in at the interpretive center before heading out on one of this nature reserves' nine marked trails, all courtesy of a former mining company. Just 5km from Bathurst, come here to see Canada geese on their migratory voyage, along with eagles, osprey and the rare maritime ringlet butterfly that appears at the end of July.

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