History, Nature, Progress.. in Harmony.. in Rexton

Walking Trail


Rexton has an extensive walking trail system featuring a series of interpretive displays. Visitors and residents are encouraged to enjoy the natural beauty of the village and learn of its rich heritage.By following the trail, you will learn about the following:
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Edward Hannay, regarded as one of the shrewdest horse traders who ever lived, would never pass a pedestrian. He would say: ” He knows something that we don’t know…
Edward Hannay's Store circa 1925

Edward Hannay’s Store
circa 1925

The Kent Northern they called it. This line ran from Kent Junction to Richibucto. “… it was really something… consisted of an old steam locomotive, a few boxcars, a passenger car and a caboose…
The Kent Northern Railroad

The Kent Northern Railroad

Wood, in all its forms, has been important to the economy of the area for many years. For close to a century, the livelihoods of many of Rexton’s citizens were dependent on the local sawmills…
There is much more… come, walk the trail and discover the rest of the story
Aerial view of Rexton displaying the mill sites (red dots), circa 1942

Aerial view of Rexton displaying
the mill sites (red dots), circa 1942