Upper River Valley Hospital (Waterville)

11300 Route 130
Waterville, New Brunswick
E7P 0A4


Situated west-centrally in New Brunswick, the Upper River Valley area, including the Town of Woodstock and the Town of Hartland, Horizon’s Upper River Valley Hospital serves a catchment population of 45,000. Many sites in this region are situated along the majestic St. John River valley and all sites are within driving distance of the province’s historic capital, Fredericton.

The hospital provides services to the Town of Woodstock, Town of Hartland several villages and other surrounding communities. The community’s economy is mainly based on natural resources and farming industries. The area has a diverse population distribution that is 60% rural and 40% urban.

The Upper River Valley Hospital is the newest hospital in New Brunswick. It has been designated as the first full-service hospital in Canada to be recognized as a leader in energy and environmental design.

In March 2010, the Upper River Valley Hospital increased its dialysis unit’s hours of operation to serve 20 patients, up from 10.

Executive Director, Fredericton and Upper River Valley Area

Executive Director

David Arbeau is the Executive Director for Horizon Health Network’s Fredericton and…


Parking is available on site. Cost for parking is $2 per visit.


Horizon, in partnership with our local hospital Foundations and Auxiliaries, offers free wireless Internet access for patients and their families at this facility. More information on how to connect can be found here.

Hours of Operation

Hospital: 24/7

Emergency Department: 24/7

Visiting Hours

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Driving Directions

Traveling west on Route 2 from Fredericton or east from Edmundston take Exit 172 at Hartland. Follow the “H” sign. Hospital entrance is within ¼ km of this exit.

Other Notes

This facility is wheelchair accessible.

Available Services