Welcome to Burntcoat Head Park

Experience the world’s highest tides and make memories that will last a lifetime. 


In line with provincial wildfire regulations, the wooded trail areas at Burntcoat Head Park are currently closed (as of May 31, 2023). The pathways to the lighthouse/ocean floor remain open. Please respect our non-smoking and no campfire regulations in the park.

The highest tides in the world, stunning shoreline vistas, and secrets of the ocean floor.

It’s all here for you at Burntcoat Head Park.

To fully experience the breathtaking power of the Bay of Fundy, visit at both low and high tide. Pass the six hours between tides enjoying the park’s walking trails, picnic areas, and interpretive displays, then exploring attractions of the local community – from museums and art galleries to world-famous tidal bore rafting!

Did You Know?

Twice each day the tides rise and fall

160 billion tonnes of water flows in and out of the Bay of Fundy each day

The average tide is 47.5 feet high

The extreme range of tides is 53.6 feet