Friday, 27 July 2012
GESNER POINT FALLS
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
N 46° 01 .244 W 060° 07.566
20T E 722446 N 51 00367
RIVER: Gesner Point Brook
SIZE: 8', 6'
RATING: average (**)
TRAIL: woods path
HIKING TIME: 5 min
NS Atlas Page: 14/Y5
NS topo map: 011K01 (Sydney)
DIRECTIONS: from Sydney, take exit 8 from HWY125,
southbound on HWY22 (Louisbourg Highway). Drive down this
road approximately 8.5km, turning right onto Hills Road. Follow
this road to its conclusion (4.6km), and turn right again, onto Hillside
Road. In 300m, turn left onto Gesner Point Road, park about 250m along.
Trail Description: a pretty set of double falls, Gesner Point Falls
drops over a 6ft plunge and then cascades downstream further
several meters. There is also a nice cascade just a litle bit
further upstream. The falls are just offroad, requiring a very short
hike along an established trail.