Hallett Brook Falls

Hallett Brook Falls near Cochrane Hill, NS


This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars
2 kms
1 hour
easy
Hiking
Spring, Fall, Summer
Cochrane Hill, NS
User Benlalonde
I have always wanted to check out this brook ever since I saw Faribault’s 1893 map of the area showing a 40ft fall. I used the dirt road on the west side of the river to gain access to the river and fall. I had misjudged the gps coordinated and ended up bushwacking too upstream in a flat area. I couldn’t believe there would be a 40ft fall anywhere there.

I then followed the brook downstream for a few hundred metres and saw my first two drops of about 6ft each. Then the river went through a narrow gorge like setting and disappeared! I made my way around the gorge and to the base of a wonderful fall. Yep its easily 40ft and a beauty! There is a massive rock wall on the west side and numerous large boulders at the base of the fall.

Getting back to the dirt road was surprisingly easy and through a mature hardwood forest. The slope towards the fall is actually not too steep so it’s a good hike for just about anybody.




Directions:

Highway 316 in Country Harbour. A pretty good dirt road starts at N45.24925° W61.80462° and continues until your GPS will point you to the fall.


Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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