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Mactaquac Dam

Hwy 15 | Nr. Kingsclear, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
+1 800-663-6272
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Nice view, but nothing more than that

I went there to see the view, and that was what I got, nothing more than that. If you never saw a... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Fredericton, Canada
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i am getting up in age and have visited macaquac many times love area awesome dam but has both... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
cheryl m
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Hwy 15 | Nr. Kingsclear, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
+1 800-663-6272
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Reviewed 19 September 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 10 August 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 23 July 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

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 1 July 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

Thank CliffNewBrunswick
Reviewed 29 March 2017

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

Thank Three G
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

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

Thank tthibodeau999
Reviewed 11 August 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.

1  Thank OG_Queen
Reviewed 6 July 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,...More

Thank NewManDue
Reviewed 9 February 2016

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

Thank Anett1974
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