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Reversing Falls - Hiking

New Brunswick, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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Why choose a trail at Reversing Falls?

The Reversing Falls are a series of rapids located in Saint John, New Brunswick. The falls are created as the Saint John River flows over a ledge and then drops 23 feet (7 meters), reversing the flow of the river. The falls are a popular tourist attraction, with boat tours available that allow visitors to view the falls from up close.

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Reversing Falls
Reversing Falls, Saint John, NB, Canada

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The Reversing Falls are located in Saint John, New Brunswick. To get to the start of the trails, take exit 138 from Highway 1 and follow the signs to the Reversing Falls Park.

Why visit Reversing Falls

The Reversing Falls are located in Saint John, New Brunswick and are a popular tourist destination. The falls are created as the Saint John River flows over a ledge and then drops 23 feet. The river then reverses course and flows back under the ledge. This creates a series of rapids and whirlpools. The falls are at their most impressive during the spring when the water levels are high.

Is Reversing Falls in New Brunswick a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Reversing Falls is a great place for nature lovers, as there are many beautiful sights to see in the area. It may not be the best place for those looking for a lot of excitement, as there is not much in the way of amusement parks or other activities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Reversing Falls in New Brunswick are sightseeing, hiking, and fishing. A bref description not to be missed near Reversing Falls in New Brunswick is the beautiful scenery and the rushing waterfalls.

1. Take a boat tour of the Reversing Falls - Get up close and personal with the Reversing Falls as you take a boat tour. Witness the power of the falls as they reverse the flow of the Saint John River.

2. Visit the Reversing Falls Park - Explore the Reversing Falls Park and learn about their history and geology. There are also plenty of great photo opportunities at this park.

3. Walk across the Reversing Falls Bridge - Get a unique perspective of the Reversing Falls by walking across the bridge. This is a great way to see how the falls change depending on the level of the river.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant in Saint John

2. The Dockside Restaurant in Saint John

3. The Gables on the Waterfront B&B in Saint John

4. The Landing at Lighthouse Point in Saint John

5. The Lobster Pot in Rothesay

6. The Oyster House in Saint John

7. The Rusty Anchor in Quispamsis

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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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