Wednesday, 1 August 2012


MEEKIN BROOK FALLS
Burlington, Kings County
N 45° 07.175 W 064° 50.750
20T E 354823 N 4997892



RIVER: Meekin Brook
CLASS: plunge
SIZE: 15'
RATING: average (***)

TRAIL: none
DISTANCE: >200km
HIKING TIME: 10 min
CONDITIONS: moderate

GEOCACHE: none

NS Atlas Page: 46/W3
NS topo map: 021H02 (Berwick)



DIRECTIONS: from Berwick, take Exit 1 5, northbound, onto HWY #360 (Harbourville Rd. ), and follow it to the top of the North Mountain, and on until you reach Barley St. about 9km from the exit. Turn left down this dirt road and follow it to its conclusion, about 3.5km along. Turn right onto Long Point Rd, and Nthen left onto McNally Road 2.5 km along. Follow Mcnally Road another 1 .7 km and park alongside the road. Do not park in the private driveway just before the waterfall site, please.

Trail Description: Hike into the woods on the south side of the road, following what trails and simple egress as you can, and down the moderately steep embankment to the stream below. Rockhop your way upstream to the falls site. Smaller falls, but rugged in their charm, when draining its watershed this site, with the white water and gray stones surrounding the small plunge pool at its base are worth the sidetrip to visit.