Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Kinsmans Corner, Kings County
45N07.732 64W40.319
20T E368517 N4998625

photo jbtech

RIVER: Killam Brook
CLASS: plunge/steep cascade
SIZE: 35'
RATING: excellent (***1 /2)

TRAIL: improved trails
CONDITIONS: moderate

Geocache: GCWDAE

NS Atlas Page: 46/Y3
NS topo map: 021H02 (Berwick)

photo Benoit Lalonde

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: from Kentville, follow Cornwallis St (HWY359) north from town 6.9km to Centreville and turn left (west) onto HWY221. Continue 11km to Kinsmans Corner and turn right (north) onto Bligh Road. Follow this road 2.1km and turn right just after a 90-degree left turn in the road to remain on Bligh Road and follow it another 700m to its end and a Woodville Trail sign. Park here. 

photo by Melanie Haverstock (2014)

TRAIL DESCRIPTION: located along the Woodville Hiking Trail, this tiered fall is on a short side trail off Rhodes Trail. The hike is in the more rugged region of the trails, terrain wise, but other trails here feature panoramic views along the Look-Off Trail south over the Annapolis Valley dotted with farms and apple orchards, and the Lower Trail follows the base of the North Mountain through fields and old apple orchards. 

The Woodville Hiking Trails area a maintained set of recreational trails that cover some 10km of interconnecting trails. Maintained by the Annapolis Valley Mountain Bike Assosciation these trails also feature protected trails where use of ATVs and dirtbikes is not permitted, the Indian Trail which climbs the North Mountain as well as the Look-Off Trail. More information on the Woodville Trails and other maintained hiking trails in Kings County can be found at:

cascades along Indian Trail

cascades along Indian Trail

cascades along the Indian Trail