Thursday, 26 July 2012

DOUGLAS ROAD FALLS
Center Rawdon, Hants County
45N01.279  63W48.308
20T E0436567 N4985635


RIVER: tributary of Herbert River
CLASS: cascade
SIZE: 20'
RATING: excellent (***1/2)

TRAIL: wood road
DISTANCE: 100m
HIKING TIME: 15 minutes
CONDITIONS: easy

Geocache: none

NS Atlas Page: 48/W5
NS topo page: 11E04 (Kennetcook)

Driving Directions: from Windsor, take Exit5, eastwards onto HWY14. Follow this road 9km t the village of Brooklyn, turning left at the war memorial, up the hill onto WHY215(14). At the next intersection, about 1km along, keep to the right, bac onto HWY14. Drive 17.5 km to Douglas Road on your right. Follow this dirt road, which can be muddy in places during the spring, to the Herbert River. There is plenty of parking at the summer camp sites and along the road here.




Trail Description: these falls are situated next to the camp site at the parking area and drain into the Herbert River. They consist of several cascades in a shallow ravine. They are not very challenging to ascend, but are really quite charming.



The topo map for Herbert River Falls will show you where these ones are located, They may be busy during the summer with campers , but are quite accessible and pretty during the spring freshet.