Lower Nail Factory Falls

Falls Detail: There are several falls on the Nail Factory Stream in a relatively short distance with three of note. The Lower Nail Factory Falls is one of the more impressive. The stream tumbles down from the center of the Kingston Peninsula to the Kennebecasis River. The ravine is very well shaded from the reach of the sun and therefore has plenty of moss and lichen growing along its sides and is oxygen rich.

From Fredericton, drive to the Westfield Ferry and when arriving at the peninsula head south on route 845 passing through Lands End, Bayswater and Summerville. The road to the falls is on the left and there is a parking area just after entering the road. Nail Factory Road is approximately 1 km west of Moss Glen Shore Road and leads down towards the Kennebecasis River.

Visit detail: I drove down to the bottom of the road and then walked down and over the steep embankment to the stream. From here I hiked up the stream to the base of the Lower Nail Factory Falls. It was the end of a long day of visiting waterfalls and I was pleasantly surprised with this falls. Thanks for the large amount of rain delivered by the recent hurricane there was sufficient amount of water cascading over the granite outcrops.