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Reversing Falls, Saint John

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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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  • Was difficult to find using google maps. The stairs were covered in snow and a bit dangerous to walk down with children. We went around 1:00 and the rapids were pretty quiet. However, there were lots ...  more »
  • A highlight of our visit to St. John was seeing the Reversing Falls - at low and high tide. At low tide, the water is rushing and exciting. At high tide, although the water is moving rapidly, there is...  more »
  • Great historics reversing waters, but these are not FALLS and we know it, these are reversing rapids as its titled now pretty neat to see the river one way flowing then 6 hours later another but the u...  more »