This trail consists of two parts. The first is a gentle loop trail that takes you along Ochre Hill Pond and maneuvers through a number of different habitat types including bog, pond and mature forest. Discover the power of wind as you walk through a section of forest that was severely impacted by Hurricane Igor. The second is a branch off the trail located part way around the loop; this branch is the trail to Bread Cove look-off is a more rigorous trail but boast a breath taking view of Bread Cove and Clode Sound.

Trail details

Level of Difficulty

Moderate 

 

Length/Distance

5 km return (loop around the pond approximately 1.5 km; trail to look off point approximately 3.5 km return)

 

Time

45 mins for the loop trail only; 1 - 1.5 hours for loop and look-off trail

Location

Trail is located off Ochre Hill Road, which is located roughly in the middle of the park.

Habitat

Wet in spots, bog, glacial erratics, mosses, orchids, pitcher plants, moose, green frogs, bog, serve wind damage in section of the trail showing the impacts of Hurricane Igor.

 

Trailhead/Access

Trail is located about two thirds of the way up Ochre Hill Road which runs from Route 1 (TransCanada Highway) up to the Ochre Hill Fire Tower.

 

GPS Coordinates

48 30 32.25000 N
-53 54 54.61001 W

Trail Map

Map of Ochre Hill Trail