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Reversing Falls, Saint John

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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2.5/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web
Witness the phenomenon of Reversing Falls on the Saint John River. Caused by the highest tides in the world in the Bay of Fundy, the river flow reverses and causes the "rapids." You can view the falls twice a day at low and high tide from the Fallsview Park viewpoint, on the Reversing Falls Bridge, or another vantage point that offers a bird's-eye view of the river gorge. Visit the information center near the viewpoint for a presentation about the phenomenon. Add Reversing Falls to your Saint John travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Saint John trip itinerary builder.
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  • Ok it's not earth shattering but it was cool to see the tide change and the river reverse its flow. If your lucky enough to see it you will enjoy. 
  • We saw this area at high tide and low. At high tide the ocean pushes the water in the St. John river back up river for several km and holds it there for a few hours. At low tide the water rushes back ...  read more »
  • Stop at the falls early in the day and go back later to see how dramatically the water changes! Awesome rapids from the viewing area! 
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