Sunday, 5 August 2012


FINDLAY FALLS
Meadowvale, Colchester County
N 45° 09.665 W 063° 03.175
20T E 495841 N 5000846

photo Sylvia Fisher (2011)

RIVER: Findlay Brook
CLASS: plunge
SIZE: 50'
RATING: excellent (****)

TRAIL: woods road
DISTANCE: 2km
HIKING TIME: 1 .5 hours
CONDITIONS: easy/moderate

Geocache: GC18E1K

NS Atlas Page: 49/Z2
NS topo map: 011E03 (Shubenacadie)

photo Benoit Lalonde (2010)

DIRECTIONS: from Truro. (Exit1 4) drive south on HWY102, 13km to Exit12 (Brookfield), turning eastward onto HWY289, known as Brookfield Dean Road. Drive 13.5km along this road until Middle Stewiacke, then turn right onto South Branch Rd. Continue 10km along this road until its conclusion, then turn left onto Stewiacke Road. Continue along this road approximately 2km, at 45N1 0.230 63W03.447, watching for an ATV trail on the right hand side, at the top of a hill just before a house, if you pass the house and a bunch of no trespassing signs, you've gone too far along the road. Pull just off the road.

photo by Andrew Paul (2014)

Trail Description: Hike up the trail until it crosses Findlay Brook, then head upstream along the brook to a trail on your left hand side. Follow this trail directly to the falls.

photo Sylvia Fisher (2011)

photo Dennis Jarvis (2008)