Friday, 3 August 2012

BLOIS BROOK FALLS
Gore, Hants County
45N07.375  63W43.392
20T E0443123 N4996859



RIVER: Blois Brook
CLASS: cascades
SIZE: 15',7'
RATING: average (**1/2)

TRAIL: none
DISTANCE: 700m
HIKING TIME: 1 hour
CONDITIONS: difficult

Geocache: none

NS Atlas Page: 58/X3
NS topo map: 011E04 (Kennetcook)



DRIVING DIRECTIONS: from Windsor, take Exit5 east off HWY101 onto HWY14. Travel 9km to the village of Brooklyn, turning left at the war memorial onto HWY215/14. At the top of the hill, 1k along, keep to the right to stay on HWY14. Continue along 29.1km to Upper Rawdon, and turn left onto HWY354. Drive north along this road 6.5km then turn left again ontoo HWY202. Follow this road west 2.5km then turn right onto Tom Barron Road. Turn right again immediately (about 100m) onto a dirt road and follow 1km to a pull off and trailhead on your right.

TRAIL DESCRIPTION: follow the mountain bike trails upstream, crossing the bridge a few times along the way. When you are about 250m away from the falls, continue to follow the walking trail alongside the left side of the stream to the falls.