Acadian Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Acadian Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Climb 365 metres above the Chéticamp River for panoramic views of the Acadian coastline, the Chéticamp river valley and the park's highland interior. Benches along the way let you rest periodically and enjoy the scenery. Watch how the forest changes as you climb steadily to the top and be on the look-out for black bear and moose.  

Trailhead: Opposite the Chéticamp Visitor Centre
Significant Feature: Ocean and mountain scenery
Length: 8.5 km (5.2 mi) loop
Hiking Time: 3 - 4 hours
Elevation: 20 - 365 m (65 - 1200 ft.) 
Steep inclines. Rugged sections. Stream crossings.

GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.646863 Long: -60.950197…
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