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“A Natural Disaster!”
Review of Uisge Ban Falls

Uisge Ban Falls
Ranked #2 of 20 things to do in Baddeck
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Having visited the site over the course of several years it is staggering to report how far this State Park has fallen. The reality is that upon entering the park you should see a caution, or dangerous, or hazard sign posted. Once moderately maintained footpaths have now nearly eroded over time. Wooden platforms over muddy segments are uneven and frequently missing, or have loose planks. Trees (presumable from storms or dead from disease and rot) are fallen and laying all over the place. Occasionally some of the larger trees are severed, which will allow for transit, but nothing is cleaned up. Ugly, messy, insect infested - this is not worth a visit or the out-of-the-way drive!

4  Thank JanetJulia
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

A Nice hike through the woods near Baddeck. The falls themselves were underwhelming as I expected them to be larger (not sure if any single drop was even 8 feet high). That being said I enjoyed the hike, and it feels like an easy/moderate hike (whereas Skyline feels like a boardwalk stroll) with a few steep inclines and roots crossing the path. Biting insects seem to love the parking area and by the falls if you happen to stay and admire them but otherwise were not an issue for us.

Thank Marefka M
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

We took the long way in and it was absolutely amazing, so beautiful. We walked along the river for a bit...our total was two hours and we stopped at the waterfall for about a half hour. Which was well worth it. There were shorter hikes to the falls too...

Thank pamelandfred
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Visited Baddeck to drive around the Cabot Trail. We arrived in town early, so our B&B host suggested this hike. It was June 1 but there was still some snow on the trail that prevented us from actually reaching the base of the falls. However, we could see them from the bridge. The water was pretty, but we are used to much larger falls (Yosemite, for example). So the walk was pleasant, but the view was not anything tremendous. The WORST part of the experience was the mosquitos!! Bring repellant!

2  Thank Sylvia D
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

This is a great place for nature lovers! It's a bit out of the way, up a 4km dirt road which is only marked by a small sign. However, the road is well maintained. The trails were really nice too. There is a short route, and a long route. Our only issue was the bugs were really bad, and we weren't dressed for that nor did we have any spray with us! So be prepared for that. Aside from that, this stop was worth our time!

1  Thank PrinceAndrew
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