Thursday, 20 September 2012

DICKS MEADOW FALLS
Wentworth Valley, Cumberland County
45N32.874 63W33.540
20T E456364 N5043970

photo Sylvia Fisher


RIVER: Dicks Meadow Brook
CLASS: multiple falls
SIZE: 10', 20', 20', 25', 25'
RATING: excellent (***1 /2)

TRAIL: none
DISTANCE: 750m
HIKING TIME: 45 minutes
CONDITIONS: moderate

Geocache: none

NS Atlas Page: 28/Z4-5
NS topo map: 11E12 (Oxford)

photo Benoit Lalonde

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: from Oxford, follow HWY104 (TCH) east 8km to exit7. Take this exit onto HWY4 towards Wentworth and continue 31.5km and turn left onto Lafage Lane. Follow this road approximately 250m and park off to the side by the underpass.

photo Sylvia Fisher

TRAIL DESCRIPTION: follow the railway tracks until you cross the first stream. Head upstream along Dicks Meadow Brook. Almost immediately you will encounter a 20' boulder cascade. The next set of falls, the largest along this brook is further upstream, approximately 225m. The third set of falls is another 225m along, the fourth another 80m beyond them. The final set of falls along this brook, which are represented by the coordinates above, is approximately 125m beyond the fourth set of falls.

photo Benoit Lalonde 

photo Benoit Lalonde 

photo Sylvia Fisher