Blackhead Road (Grappling Brook Falls)

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Englishtown

Length - 7.8km

Hiking Time - 2-3 hours

Difficulty - 2.5

Cell Service - No

Trailhead GPS Reference - 46°17'54.5"N 60°31'21.0"W

This trail follows what is the old Blackhead Road. It starts off quite open, but has grown into a single file hiking track just after MacDonald’s Brook at the 1km point. From here the trail climbs steadily up and then descends back down to another bridge. Crossing Smith’s Brook, the trail climbs again and eventually bends back to the left towards the ocean. At the bottom of the next hill you reach another bridge. There is a side trail to the left which takes you…

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