The Hearst Lodge, with four bedrooms plus two adjacent cabins, was built as a fishing lodge on a dramatic site above salmon spawning pools on the Big Salmon River by newspaper magnate J. Randolph Hearst.
The Hearst Lodge, about 2.8 kilometres from the Interpretive Centre, is accessible on a one-hour hike, via a scenic footpath along the river. A second suspension bridge is being planned to enhance the day adventure programs at the Hearst Lodge.
Hearst Lodge Day Adventure
A four-hour guided interpretive hike in a wilderness setting, an unparalleled opportunity to participate in a physically-active adventure travel experience along the rugged coastal topography of the Fundy Escarpment with its deep and steeply sloped river valley emptying into the Bay of Fundy. From the Big Salmon River Suspension Bridge to the Hearst Lodge. You will hike through old-growth forestand learn about the flora , fauna and the history of the Lodge. Enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the pristine salmon pool. The lodge was once owned by US newspaper magnate J. Randolph Hearst. It is a moderately challenging hike and appropriate footwear is recommended.
$40 per Adult
$20 Children (7-12 yrs)
The Hearst Lodge is no longer available for accommodations.