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The Kennebecasis River flows through Hampton, providing an excellent opportunity for all boating enthusiasts. This river empties into the Saint John River, providing access to the greatest waterway in Atlantic Canada. The River, adjoining lake and marsh are excellent for canoeing.

The Hampton Marsh is recognized as one to the most fertile and productive wetland systems in New Brunswick. Over 200 acres in the marsh have been developed by Ducks Unlimited Canada, providing habitat for many waterfowl.

The area surrounding Hampton is abundant with rugged wilderness and wildlife. These natural resources provide the outdoor enthusiasts and entrepreneurs alike the opportunity to utilize the land for activities stemming from fishing, hunting, biking, rock climbing, and nature walking. Hampton's winters are also an excellent opportunity to enjoy cross country skiing, skating, snowmobiling and snow shoeing.

Hampton is strategically located near Saint John, the second largest urban area in the Maritimes, and is connected by a four-lane highway. Hampton is in a position to serve 150,000 consumers and offers new and relocating firms marketing opportunities for personal and business services. With the American border only 90 minutes away, Hampton has access to the largest market of its kind in North America - over 45 million consumers within a 500 km radius. By way of the port of Saint John, access to national and international markets is virtually at Hampton's doorstep. The business environment in Hampton is mainly retail and service establishments such as lawyers, contractors etc..

Hampton enjoys pleasantly warm springs and summers, and lies outside the Fundy fog belt. Hampton has an abundance of small town charm and the residents are proud of their community. It is a great place both to live and do business.