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The View is Amazing

It is a wonderful spot. perfect for the abide photographer and the amateur alike. Great place for... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Stacey A
Easy to view

The Mactaquac Dam is not particularly large but it is set up in such a way that it is very easy to... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
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Oct 1, 2018
“The View is Amazing”
Sep 12, 2018
“Easy to view”
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

It is a wonderful spot. perfect for the abide photographer and the amateur alike. Great place for a picnic lunch and a walk after. There is a beautiful Provincial Park a short walk from there ..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stacey A
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The Mactaquac Dam is not particularly large but it is set up in such a way that it is very easy to see all parts of the installation. The views of the river immediately above and below the dam are excellent ~ lots of driftwood...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hillsper
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Took close friend from Vancouver to visit some area sites and this made her list of areas to see. Although the dam is being repaired( surprise, surprise ) we were not delayed for long. The best part of a dam trip is heading to keswick...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joesnood
Reviewed August 25, 2018

It was neat to see when we first arrived here to live. Its nice but not a wow factor to keep going back.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jewlsMB
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A short and scenic river drive from Fredericton takes you to the Mactaquac dam. While interesting in its industrial sense there are also some great spots to view the river and have a shady picnic by the water.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gerry B
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Having enjoyed a visit many, many years ago with our daughters when they were young we looked forward to our return. The St. John's River never disappoints, tumbling down the spillway and creating a mist of spray that gets carried on the breeze.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Larry W
Reviewed September 18, 2017

I went there to see the view, and that was what I got, nothing more than that. If you never saw a Dam, it is a good call. Otherwise, just pass by.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ebarock
Reviewed August 9, 2017

i am getting up in age and have visited macaquac many times love area awesome dam but has both lanes ever been open .is this a make work long year project

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank cheryl m
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Pretty amazing that this dam generates about a tenth of the total energy consumption of the province. It was built in 1965-1968 by two thousand workers. The replacement value today is five billion dollars. The dam is located about fifteen kilometres east of Fredericton. You...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Great trails around a beaver pond and other walking trails as well. All trails have been recently upgraded and are quite comfortable to walk. There are dipping nets for the kids available at the pond and you can also sign out explorer back packs for...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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