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St. John, New Brunswick, Canada: World Famous Reversing Falls

The tides in the Saint John River are so extreme that a set of waterfalls spills one way as the tides rush out, then the other way when the tides pour back in. At slack times there's no action, so time your visit accordingly.

200 Bridge Rd, St. John, NB, Canada
Hwy 1/St John Throughway exit 119A-B. Turn north onto Catherwood St. Make first right onto Hwy 100. Drive north, cross the train tracks. Look for the big sign on the right just before the bridge across the St John River.
Call ahead for tidal times. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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World Famous Reversing Falls

World Famous Reversing Falls

Double check the tide schedule before you get here to see the reversing falls. There is a really nice visitors center and also there will be a newly improved glass walkway soon!

[Brooke Chesson-Riedel, 09/29/2016]

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