This town was built in 1970 around a specialty pulp mill for the St Annes Pulp and Paper Company and is home to the largest axe in the world. The stream through the middle of town was Nelgwaaweegek” in Maliseeet, meaning “straight steam,” which it was before the flooding by the Mactaquac Lake.

Town of Nackawic

Nackawic Attractions

Nackawic Waterfront Marina

4 km from Exit 232

Small marina on the Saint John River, can accommodate seven boats at a time.

Nackawic River No 5 Covered Bridge

On Nackawic Siding Road, off Route 585

This 63′ bridge is located near Nackawic off Route 585 above Millville at Nortondale. It is on a secondary and is difficult to reach by car, but is open to traffic if you can get to it. It was built in 1927 by Howe Truss and has a span of 60′.

International Garden

Off Rt 2, Exit 232, for 4 km

Includes trees from 50 countries around the world. Next to World’s largest axe.

World’s Largest Axe

On the shoreline of the Saint John River

This axe is 20 metres high (six storeys) and weighs 55 tons.

Nackawic Golf Club

Route 2, (TCH) Exit 232, Route 105,
9 hole golf course

Nackawic, New Brunswick Area Map