Getting Here

Crabbe Mountain is located north of Fredericton in the community of Central Hainesville, New Brunswick, Canada.

Now that the newly twinned Trans-Canada Highway (TCH) is complete between Woodstock and Fredericton, we suggest that most visitors to Crabbe Mountain take the following route;

  1. Take Nackawic/Millville exit # 231 on the TCH (about halfway between Fredericton and Woodstock).
  2. Follow the blue skier highway signs to Crabbe, passing Nackawic,
  3. Turn left (North) on the 610 (the Caverhill Rd),
  4. Go right (South) on the 104,
  5. Take a quick left (North) onto Central Hainesville Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign),
  6. Turn left onto Crabbe Mountain Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign),
  7. Turn right into Crabbe Mountain parking lot (large Crabbe Mountain sign) at 50 Crabbe Mountain Rd.
  8. Hint- You can also follow the "Blue Skier" highway signs from TCH exit #231 to Crabbe Mountain.

From the Fredericton area either follow the directions listed above for Nackawic exit #231 on TCH

  1. Take Route 102 West,
  2. Take Mactaquac exit and cross dam, (Hint: follow blue skier, highway signs from this point to Crabbe)
  3. Take 2nd right onto Rocky Road (steep) ,
  4. Turn left onto Route 616 (Ridge Rd),
  5. Turn left onto 104 North
  6. Turn right onto Central Hainesville Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign)
  7. Turn left onto Crabbe Mountain Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign)
  8. Turn right into Crabbe Mountain parking lot at 50 Crabbe Mountain Rd

From Miramichi, Bathurst, Stanley, Northside of Fredericton...
• Take Route 8 to Killarney Road on right at Esso,
• Turn right onto 105 North
• Turn right onto 104 North (Hint: follow blue skier, highway signs from this point to Crabbe)
• Turn right onto Central Hainesville Road (large Crabbe Mountain sign)
• Turn left on Crabbe Mountain Road (large Crabbe Mountain sign)
• Turn right into Crabbe Mountain Parking lot at 50 Crabbe Mountain Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign)

Backcountry route from Woodstock
- Take Route 585 East,
- Take Route 104 South, towards Millville,
- Turn left onto Central Hainesville Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign),
- Turn left onto Crabbe Mountain Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign),
- Turn right into Crabbe Mountain Parking Lot at 50 Crabbe Mountain Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign)

Backcountry route from Hartland
- Take either Route 575 east to Route 104 East, or
- Take Route 104 East towards Millville,
- Turn left onto Central Hainesville Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign),
- Turn left onto Crabbe Mountain Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign),
- Turn right into Crabbe Mountain Parking Lot at 50 Crabbe Mountain Rd (large Crabbe Mountain sign)

Approximate Driving Times

  • Fredericton - 40 minutes
  • Edmundston - 2.5 hours
  • Bangor - 3 hours
  • Charlottetown - 3 hours
  • Saint John - 1.5 hours
  • Moncton - 2.5 hours
  • Truro - 4 hours
  • Miramichi - 2 hours
  • Halifax - 5 hours

Bus to Crabbe From Fredericton