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Address: Hwy 15 | Nr. Kingsclear, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 18006636272
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Nice view, aging

The dam is a great place to eat a picnic lunch, with friends or alone. It's close to Fredericton and a nice day excursion. The only downside is seeing the aging infrastructure... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Fredericton, Canada
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Want to have a little drive away from town and experience builders magically constructions? This is the place to come...

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Thank Anett1974
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I came there in mid-November though the water was shallow however still can image the large scale of the project. The road comes across one side is the damp and the other side is the reservoir make the feeling stunning. Half day picnic or short visit is suitable for this attractive place.

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Thank Minh Thanh N
Fredericton, Canada
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

The place is simply going to give at any moment, and it needs to go. Honestly, I probably wouldn't make it a day-trip to see, but the experience of driving over it at least once is something to do.

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Thank Draculion
Pittsfield, Maine
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Wow. An impressive hydro project. Tour was top notch and very interesting to hear the issues the deal with every day.

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Thank Gary L
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The dam is a great place to eat a picnic lunch, with friends or alone. It's close to Fredericton and a nice day excursion. The only downside is seeing the aging infrastructure which is depressing.

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Thank Overbird
Alpharetta, Georgia
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723 reviews
441 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,498 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Dam is about 15 miles West of Fredericton downtown. Takes 20-30 minutes to get there depending on traffic. You can drive across the dam. There is a one hour free tour inside the dam which is interesting. A chance to see a big dam up close and personal. The dam is aging uncomfortably, and plans are to decommission it by... More 

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2 Thank Trek-Always
Luxembourg
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59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Not very large in comparisons with other dams we have visited. Poor condition and really not worth visiting. However, beautiful scenery on route with some breathtaking views.

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Thank luxlink2015
New Brunswick, Canada
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106 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

I am not sure how this is considered an attraction. It is a concrete eye sore in an otherwise beautiful river valley. We drove by today and even stopped to look at it and it is pitiful. For a more interesting experience, drive from it up river and look for evidence of the towns that its construction drowned (highway bridges... More 

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Woodstock, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Beautiful,, very nice to drive by,,,,went to mactaquac park it was amazing on the beach ,,so clean and very peaceful!

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Thank Becky K
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The dam is run down and the road under construction. However the drive to Mactaquaq park is still breathtakingly beautiful

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Thank Ihearttango

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