Free admission to provincial parks for first responders and military personnel

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Members of the military, veterans, first responders and their accompanying families are welcome to enter all provincial parks free of charge.

Personnel who will be granted complimentary admission include, but are not limited to, members and veterans of the Canadian Forces, members of the RCMP, regional and municipal police officers, Ambulance New Brunswick staff, and firefighters.

“We value the considerable contributions and sacrifices made every day by military personnel and our first responders, who are entrusted with the safety of our communities and who demonstrate great selflessness in accomplishing this goal,” said Brian Macdonald, legislative secretary to the premier, responsible for Military Affairs. “We rely on them, and we want to give back. We hope that they will take some time with their families to enjoy New Brunswick's terrific provincial parks for free this summer and in future.”

The complimentary entrance includes the five provincially-operated parks which currently charge a vehicle entrance fee:

Mactaquac Provincial ParkNew River Beach Provincial ParkMurray Beach Provincial ParkParlee Beach Provincial ParkMount Carleton Provincial Park

The fees for other activities or services at provincial parks, such as camping or skiing, are not covered under this benefit. Information on the provincial parks is available online.

Organizations: Canadian Forces, RCMP

Geographic location: New Brunswick, ParkNew River

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