Tuesday, 28 August 2012

HILLSVALE FALLS
Hillsvale, Hants County
44N57.596  63W51.871
20T E431815 N4978863


RIVER: Meander River

CLASS: chute
SIZE: 10'
RATING: average (***)

TRAIL: none
DISTANCE: 1.2km
HIKING TIME: 1 hour
CONDITIONS: upstream

Geocache: none

NS Atlas Page: 58/V1
NS topo map: 11D13 (Mount Uniacke)


DRIVING DIRECTIONS: from Windsor, take EXIT4 eastbound off HWY101 onto HWY1. Drive 12.7km along this road and turn left onto HWY202 (South Rawdon Road). Follow this road 5.5km and park in the pulloff on the right hand side of the road just past the bridge over the Meander River.



TRAIL DESCRIPTION: hike upstream 1.2km to these small falls. They feature twin chutes carved thru the bedrock of about a 10 foot total vertical drop. During periods of high water, the water overtops the large outcropping next to the falls forming a beautiful cascade over the stone.