McKay Brook Portage

McKay Brook Portage -Natural Communities Description (5),20160831

Directions to McKay Brook-Gordon Meadow Brook Portage Trail: 

Option 1– Travel Directions From City of Miramichi From junction of route 430 and Newcastle Blvd -to Wayerton, across the Northwest Miramichi River, 23 km, -turn right onto the Tomogonops Road, 9.6 km. (the Tomogonops Road is a logging road, be prepared to meet logging trucks) -turn left onto The Spurline (will cross 2 bridges on route) 18.5 km -drive 1 km, park along shoulder area.

Option 2 – Travel Directions From City of Miramichi (north section of the city) -assuming arrival at Centennial Bridge, City of Miramichi (former Town of Chatham) across or near the Centennial Bridge to route 8 to exit to Allardville, 54.4 km, -turn left onto route 360 (stop sign) -turn left onto the Anacon Road (slow down to see exit)- a logging road, 13.8 km, -turn right onto Taylor Brook Road, 6.8 km, -turn left to Tomogonops Road, 7.1 km, -turn right at The Spurline (old rail bed, now a Sentier NB route), 6.6 km, -drive 1 km, park on shoulder area, 1 km.

The portage trail is right angles to The Spurline: north of the Spurline, the portage trail continues 1.8 km to Gordon Meadow Brook; on the south side, 1.2 km to McKay Brook. (see map below)

McKay Brook Portage – Natural Communities 1 to 10  (20160830)

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