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Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada

Benjie's Lake

Benjie's Lake

Locator map - Benjie's Lake
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On the plateau at the top of the mountain, this trail crosses wet barrens and evergreen forests typical of the highlands, ending at a small lake. Boardwalks in some sections keep you dry and protect the habitat from trampling. Moose are frequently seen as well as a variety of northern birds.

Length: 3 km (1.9 mi) return
Elevation: 400 m (1,315 ft)
Time: 1 - 1.5 hours
Significant Features: Boreal highland forest
Level trail, suitable for most skill levels. Some muddy sections.

Trailhead: On the Cabot Trail at the top of French Mountain
GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.747348 Long: -60.821458

Map - Benjie's Lake
Map - Benjie's Lake 
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