Town of Grand Falls/Grand-Sault
The town of Grand Falls is situated on the Maine, U.S.A. border and is a community established on both banks of the Saint John River. One of the most distinctive marks of this town is its bilingualism. It is also named for the impressive seasonal falls that offer a breathtaking view in the spring when the melting snow swells the river, increasing the volume of water that hurtles down the cliffs.
Located in the centre of town, discover and admire a natural wonder, the fabulous falls and captivating Grand Falls Gorge. To experience this marvel of nature, embark on a guided tour, pontoon boat ride or kayaking excursion. The more adventurous can get their dose of adrenalin with a ride along the zipline or by deepelling down a rock cliff into the gorge.
Downtown Grand Falls has a particular cachet, with Broadway Boulevard being the widest boulevard east of Winnipeg. Visit the local shops, dine at one of the many restaurants or simply stroll along the Broadway at your leisure. Come see the newly unveilved monument of the legendary Ron Turcotte, Secretariat's jockey. Other entertaining activities include the Grand Falls Golf Club, an 18-hole championship course and the Grand Falls Museum which has memorabilias' of Ron Turcotte, thoroughbred race horse jockey best known as the rider of Secretariat.
Fun festivals and events happen year round, including the Saturday morning farmers market,the 56th Regional Potato Festival, the Falls Beer Festival and the Winter Carnival.
Whether you are attracted by its natural wonder or its cultural life, the town of Grand Falls has an unparalleled stay in store for you! Enjoy the warm hospitality of the people and be charmed by the picturesque attraction of Grand Falls.