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We found Fort Howe ,it is high up on a hill behind the Saint John’s sign. It needs work and love... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Just a place for great views

We were quite disappointed by the lack of information on site. The block house was locked up and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Keremeos, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found Fort Howe ,it is high up on a hill behind the Saint John’s sign. It needs work and love , but it is worth a stop. It is historical it has views of the city. The Block house need work also but was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’s really not much there that’s worth visiting. Not much to see, all the lookout point really does is give you a view of the city and you can look at a wooden lookout tower, but it’s really nothing special. If you want a place...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful views, you just can see the whole area from here. Time welll spent , loved the history.People were so friendly and would stop to talk or give directions ever if you looked confused. Yes we are older .

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We were quite disappointed by the lack of information on site. The block house was locked up and there were no staff/guides there either. As history fans we were very disappointed. On the positive side the location is superb for views and pictures of the...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing place to get pics of the city and the Saint John sign. Go both day and night to see it both times. Just beautiful! The actual Fort itself isn’t much to see but the photo of the city can not be...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We have been to Saint John on a number of occasions but had never been up to the site of Fort Howe. The view of the harbour and the city from the top are excellent, but unfortunately there is a lack of historical signage to...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Once you get up the hill, we walked, the views are great. You can see all around the city but the view of the Bay is best;

1  Thank karenshepherd2018
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Visited this place and there so many interesting things to see it takes you a good few hours to see everything take your time and look at all 1nd ask questions about our history

2  Thank donald2017510
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It is up on a hill with a cannon and a lighthouse looking structure. Nothing to do but look around for a few minutes. The view over the harbor was really nice and you can get an idea of where to go in town. The...More

Thank diner421141
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Though the fort is very small, it has got a good view of the harbor and the city of Saint John, New Brunswick. A good view spot and talking pictures and memories.

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