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Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada

Branch Pond Look-off

Branch Pond Look-off

Locator map - Branch Pond Look-off
Hiking Bicycling Look-off

The trail explores Acadian, Boreal and Taiga land regions and leads to a look-off offering an impressive view of the Atlantic coast and the park interior plateau, with Cape Smokey and Cape North appearing as miniature mountains in the distance.

Length: 14 km (8.8 mi) return
Elevation: 100 - 305 m (330 - 1,000 ft)
Time: 4 - 5 hours
Significant Features: Highland plateau, barrens
Gentle climb. Rugged sections.

Trailhead: Turn off the Cabot Trail at the Warren Brook warden's station and follow the Mary Ann Falls road for about 5.9 km to the small parking area
GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.753010 Long: -60.364957

Map - Branch Pond Look-off
Map - Branch Pond Look-off 
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