Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada

Freshwater Lake Look-off

Freshwater Lake Look-off

Locator map - Freshater Lake Look-off
Hiking Look-off

Short but steep, or, steep but short! A picturesque vista unfolds before you: Ingonish Beach, Freshwater Lake, Middle Head and Cape Smokey. If you don't have time for a longer hike to get a view, then this trail is for you. Children enjoy it also but be careful at the top.

Length: 0.3 km (0.2 mi) return
Elevation: 10 - 45 m (35 - 150 ft)
Time: 10 minutes
Significant Features: Atlantic coastline
Short, steep climb.

Trailhead: Cabot Trail, across from the park's Administration Building in Ingonish
GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.646010 Long: -60.402759

Map - Freshwater Lake Look-off
Map - Freshwater Lake Look-off
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