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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

Reviewed 6 July 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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 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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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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.

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Fredericton, Canada
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

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Fredericton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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, but a nice change of pace and insight into the region.

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 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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Thank Anett1974
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Reviewed 11 December 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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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 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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Thank Gary L
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 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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