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Interesting, Aging, Dam Close to Fredericton

Dam is about 15 miles West of Fredericton downtown. Takes 20-30 minutes to get there depending on... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2015
Alpharetta, Georgia
Run down dam

The dam is run down and the road under construction. However the drive to Mactaquaq park is still... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2014
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Dam is about 15 miles West of Fredericton downtown. Takes 20-30 minutes to get there depending on traffic. You can drive across the dam. There is a one hour free tour inside the dam which is interesting. A chance to see a big dam up...More

2  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Not very large in comparisons with other dams we have visited. Poor condition and really not worth visiting. However, beautiful scenery on route with some breathtaking views.

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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

I am not sure how this is considered an attraction. It is a concrete eye sore in an otherwise beautiful river valley. We drove by today and even stopped to look at it and it is pitiful. For a more interesting experience, drive from it...More

1  Thank CndnFlagOnBckpck
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Beautiful,, very nice to drive by,,,,went to mactaquac park it was amazing on the beach ,,so clean and very peaceful!

Thank Becky K
Reviewed 29 August 2014

The dam is run down and the road under construction. However the drive to Mactaquaq park is still breathtakingly beautiful

Thank Ihearttango
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Pretty Cool If You've Never Seen A Dam Up Close Before! If you are looking for a huge attraction than this is not it; however, if you'd like to take a nice drive about ten minutes out of Fredericton's south side city centre and feel...More

2  Thank Maryann M
Reviewed 25 November 2013

It's a powerful dam what else can I say, lots of water goes through it, did get some cool pictures of it though, worth seeing, there's not many around, just hope that it's in full power when you do to see it's full effect

Thank gvictoria
Reviewed 8 August 2013

However, the head pond is attractive with several parks and picnic areas nearby. Centennial Park is free and if you really are attracted to hydro electric dams, you can get a pretty good view of it from there. Unlike many area attractions, there is actually...More

5  Thank jkmtravel
Reviewed 4 August 2013

I have been in this area for 10 years and the Mactaquac Dam area is my favourite spot so far. It is peaceful and beautiful with two marinas and beaches to swim in. I have always seen deer and other wild animals nearby. For the...More

Thank micksizepint
Reviewed 30 July 2013

An authentic non event - your time would be better spent watching grass grow. One of the ugliest dams around.

1  Thank FUNKYBUNCH888
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