Jones Lake

Located in the city's west end, Jones Lake offers recreational activities and a walking trail for residents to enjoy. While visiting the city's parks and trails, don't forget to #ShareTheTrail!



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1625 Main Street, Moncton, NB
Open dawn to dusk


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Jones Lake is currently closed to recreational boating due to E.Coli.

More Information

This beautiful lake is managed by the City of Moncton and is connected with Centennial Park and in walking distance from Bessborough Park. The Lake is surrounded by 2.74 kilometres of trail, offers a canoe launch, and is well-known for hosting the annual Greater Moncton Dragon Boat Festival.

Other Highlights

  • Bird Watching
  • Connection to Centennial Park
  • Share the Route (Biking)
  • Parking for Canoe drop-off on Parlee Drive
  • Shelter & Picnic Tables 

Trail etiquette

  • Obey posted rules and show courtesy to all trail users.
  • Stay to the right of the trail.
  • When overtaking others, pass on the left and sound a warning by bell or voice.
  • Stay on the trail to preserve natural vegetation and private property.
  • If you stop, do not block the trail and allow others to pass.
  • Pedestrians have the right of way.
  • Cyclists ride defensively, in control and do not exceed the speed limit of 15 km/h.

Park Policies

In addition to the City of Moncton’s By-law H-302 (Recreation Areas) being applicable at Jones Lake, swimming and fishing are not permitted in Jones Lake.