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Mactaquac Dam

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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 1 week ago
Hillsper
Under construction

Took close friend from Vancouver to visit some area sites and this made her list of areas to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank joesnood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

1  Thank CliffNewBrunswick
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Not to far off the transcanada highway. A quieter approach to Fredericton. Engineering interest. Nice rural area or suburb of Fredericton.

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