Campbell Brook from the Wooden Bridge

Campbell Brook from the wooden bridge
Photo 5 of 25: Campbell Brook from the wooden bridge
Taken 2006 July 7 in Southwest Mabou from the Railway Trail on the wooden bridge over Campbell Brook
GPS 46°01.897'N 61°27.534'W

About fifteen minutes in from the Cèilidh Trail (roughly 1.25 km (0.8 mi)), one comes to a wooden bridge, 43 paces long, over a gorge carved by Campbell Brook, which enters the Southwest Mabou River a short distance northeast of the bridge. The bridge is at least a mature spruce tree’s height above the brook and the gorge is considerably wider than the small brook which has carved it. The afternoon sun superimposes shadows of the railings on the bridge (and of the photographer) on the scene below.

This is a pleasant spot to pause and enjoy the views of the brook, fields, and trees. The bridge’s elevation and openness over the gorge provide open vistas lacking before and after the bridge.