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Lovely short hike to nice waterfall

Only about 20 minutes from Baddeck, this lovely hike is easy and the waterfall is beautiful. We... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
Easy walk to a pretty falls

We had just arrived in Baddeck and didn't have time to explore the Cabot Trail. A young man at the... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Kathy S
North Muskegon, Michigan
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North Branch Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Only about 20 minutes from Baddeck, this lovely hike is easy and the waterfall is beautiful. We were there in October when the fall colors added to the beauty of the drive to get there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank susierapp
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We had just arrived in Baddeck and didn't have time to explore the Cabot Trail. A young man at the Telegraph Inn recommended this hike, and we were glad we squeezed it in!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hike with gorgeous scenery... not a long hike so great place to take kiddies as well. Have done several time and hoping to get there again this Thanksgiving Weekend with our family and friends...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janie L
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Must be in fair shape. Nce scenery on the way in which make it worth it on its own. Watch that there has not been a dry spell as the water over the Falls can be very little..

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Don M
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Baddeck for a couple of days and heard about this cute little Falls. There are a couple of different ways to get to the parking area. The parking area contained a picnic table and a camping area (maybe unofficial camping spot)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Murray H
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Lots of fun!!! Great hike and my kids loved this! It was one of their favourite parts of the trip. You will need to get a car wash afterwards!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We walked from the car park to the falls and back and it took us about 45 minutes. The walk is generally easy with some more difficult parts especially toward the end. Tree roots and stones are a hazard in some place. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 879markf
Reviewed August 21, 2018

A medium difficulty hike with lots of roots and rocks to watch for. My daughter and 4 yr. old granddaughter thoroughly enjoyed it. When we reached the falls, it was refreshing, clean and clear.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tamaramuise
Reviewed August 20, 2018

There is a nice parking lot and a map for the two hikes available. The River trail was closed, but we wanted to take the Falls trail. It is a pretty easy trail and our 2 grandchildren ages 7 and 5 joined us. The falls...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank nana_mac6
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I used to go here alot as a kid it was a beautiful walk around the River trail which is now closed as both the bridges are not safe to walk on. There is barely any water in the river due to lack of rain....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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November 5, 2017|
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Response from Colleen Q | Reviewed this property |
I have only had the pleasure of this hike once, in early October. But i would expect it would still be lovely. As mentioned, leaves might make the footing slippery in places, as would any light snow or ice that might be... More
January 28, 2017|
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Response from tgw375 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this trail is well groomed and suitable for families
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August 5, 2016|
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Response from FoodLover082 | Reviewed this property |
Depending upon your pace, anywhere from 1 - 1.5 hours round trip. It's an easy walk.