Walton Glen Gorge
While visiting the Little Salmon River Natural Protected Area located along the Fundy Trail, be sure to stop at the Walton Glen raised observation deck which provides spectacular views of the Walton Glen Gorge.
Stop at P15 and follow the trail past the main building. Turn left and continue into the woods.
Type of Trip
Fundy Trail Parkway
30 min – 1 hour
What To Expect
Walton Glen Gorge is a magnificent natural attraction located near St. Martins, New Brunswick. Carved over centuries by the relentless forces of nature, this stunning gorge showcases the raw power and beauty of the area's geological formations.
Nestled within a tranquil forested setting, the gorge is a deep ravine carved by the Walton Glen Brook as it cascades over rocks and boulders. Its towering cliffs, lush greenery, and the rush of the brook create a mesmerizing spectacle for visitors.
Explorers can venture down into the gorge via well-maintained trails, immersing themselves in its enchanting atmosphere. As they descend, they'll be treated to breathtaking views of the rugged cliffs and the crystal-clear waters of the brook.
Along the way, hikers can encounter unique flora and fauna, such as mosses, ferns, and wildflowers that thrive in the moist and shaded environment. The sounds of birdsong and the soothing rush of the brook provide a serene soundtrack to the journey.
At the heart of the gorge, a picturesque waterfall awaits, adding an element of majesty to the scene. The waterfall plunges into a tranquil pool, creating a perfect spot for visitors to pause, relax, and take in the natural splendor surrounding them.
Photographers will find ample opportunities to capture the beauty of Walton Glen Gorge, from its dramatic cliffs to the delicate details of the flora and the mesmerizing play of light and shadows.
As a nature lover's paradise, Walton Glen Gorge offers a unique and immersive experience for visitors, providing a glimpse into the geological wonders and tranquil beauty of the St. Martins area. It serves as a reminder of the powerful forces that have shaped the landscape over time and invites exploration and appreciation of the natural world.
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