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Address: Hwy 15 | Nr. Kingsclear, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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Always a nice Drive from Fredericton

The Dam is a Dam, and carries withi it all of the controversies associated with its presence and function. However, the drive from Fredericton is very nice and it is quite... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 6, 2016
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Fredericton
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As an attraction there is not much to see for walkers as there are no walking paths on th bridge itself but driving over the bridge is nice to do to the water cascading below the dam level into St. John River. So best place to experience the dam is from Upper Kingsclear. Starting from the body of water at... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice leisurely drive from Fredericton or go through Keswick Ridge. Either way, the scenery is beautiful. Campground not far from the dam.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

depending on the time of year and how many gates are open it makes it a great view. little green space for those wanting to have a picnic. the other side you will see lots of boats and sail boats.

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Fredericton
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

The Dam is a Dam, and carries withi it all of the controversies associated with its presence and function. However, the drive from Fredericton is very nice and it is quite enjoyable and relaxing to drive around the area and . Not a unique experience, but a nice change of pace and insight into the region.

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Thank NewManDue
Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

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

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4 of 5 bubbles 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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2 of 5 bubbles 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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Pittsfield, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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Alpharetta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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