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Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada

Bog

Bog

Locator map - Bog
Hiking Wheelchair Accessible Washroom
Exhibit

In keeping with Parks Canada's mandate to protect the natural environment, a boardwalk keeps your feet dry as you walk while preventing you from trampling the fragile life in this highland plateau bog. A self guiding trail, signs explain life here – pitcher plants, delicate orchids, colourful dragonflies, green frogs and gigantic moose. The trail, as well as the privy at the trailhead, is wheelchair accessible. Ideal for baby strollers.

Length: 0.5 km (0.3 mi) loop
Elevation: 410 m (1,345 ft)
Time: 15 minutes
Significant Features: Boreal and taiga forest, highland bog
Wheelchair accessible interpretive loop. Suitable for all skill levels.

Trailhead: On the Cabot Trail at the top of French Mountain
GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.742037 Long: -60.827493

Map - Bog
Map - Bog
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