Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Breathe in the salty sea air and enjoy an escape to the coast. This scenic trail hugs the ocean shoreline and takes you along granite headlands, coastal meadows and cobblestone beaches. This trail has some closed sections. It is currently open from the Neil's Harbour end as far as Neil's Harbour Beach and on the Black Brook end as far as the Jack Pine Trail connection. For a longer hike, continue your journey on the Jack Pine Trail.
This scenic trail hugs the ocean, briefly joining the Jack Pine trail then continuing along granite headlands, coastal meadows and cobblestone beaches.
|Length||North end 2.1 km (1.3 mi) return, south end 1.6 km (1 mi) return.||
|Elevation||0 - 45 m (0 - 150 ft)|
|Time||North end 45 minutes, south end 30 minutes|
|Significant features||Atlantic coast, rocky cliffs.
Short climbs. Rocky, rugged sections. Trail crosses boulder beaches.
|Trailhead||At Black Brook or Halfway Brook, near Neils Harbour
Lat: 46.778569 Long: -60.332248 (at Black Brook)
Lat: 46.807398 Long: -60.344756 (near Halfway Brook)
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- Le Chemin du Buttereau
- Le Buttereau
- Le vieux chemin du Cap-Rouge
- Corney Brook
- Benjie's Lake
- Fishing Cove
- MacIntosh Brook
- Lone Shieling
- Mica Hill
- Jack Pine
- Jigging Cove Lake
- Green Cove
- Broad Cove Mountain
- Warren Lake
- Branch Pond Look-off
- Clyburn Valley
- Middle Head
- Freshwater Lake Look-off
- Freshwater Lake
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