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Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada

Acadian

Acadian

Locator Map - Acadian Trail
Hiking Look-off Washroom

Climb 365 metres above the Chéticamp River for panoramic views of the Acadian coastline, the Chéticamp river valley and the park's highland interior. Benches along the way let you rest periodically and enjoy the scenery. Watch how the forest changes as you climb steadily to the top and be on the look-out for black bear and moose.

Length: 8.4 km (5.2 mi) loop
Elevation: 20 - 365 m (65 - 1,200 ft)
Time: 3 - 4 hours
Significant Features: Ocean and mountain scenery
Steep inclines. Rugged sections. Stream crossings.

Trailhead: Opposite the Chéticamp Visitor Centre
GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.646863 Long: -60.950197 or
Lat: 46.645107 Long: -60.947226

Map - Acadian
Map - Acadian Trail
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