Middle Island Park is a 6 hectare (15 acre) historical island park located in the middle of the Miramichi River accessed by a short causeway. There is plenty of scenery and a 1.5 kilometre trail connecting to even more wonderful viewing opportunities. The history of the island dates back to the early days of the Micmac First Nation people.
Middle Island Park adventures, and activities most enjoyed include hiking, jogging, canoeing, birdwatching (birding), mountain biking, wildlife watching, dog walking, beachcombing, picnicking, canoeing, kayaking, volleyball, horseshoes, entertainment and, yes, even weddings.
Middle Island Irish Historical Park has it all. It is a full day adventure in itself with plenty of activities, beaches, scenery, entertainment, restaurant, and so much more.
The more popular highlights, amenities and services located in and around Middle Island Park includes picnic tables, shelters, green space, sightseeing benches, interpretive centre, restaurant, murals, river docks, amphitheater, information signs, parking lot, hiking trails, and beach access.