The lady at the gas station had warned me, “It is a long way into the falls on a narrow dirt road.” As I turned off the Glooscap Trail, I see a sign that states Economy Falls 8 km. I reset my odometer to zero and mentally do the math: If I travel 30 kilometers an hour I should be there in approximately 15 minutes. The lower part of River Phillips Road is wide with homes and manicured lawns. There is not a cloud in the sky and the weather forecast is for above normal spring temperatures. Should be a perfect day for a hike.
I have been looking forward to seeing these falls since I saw a picture of them on the Nova Scotia See and Do website. There had been a description plaque at…
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