Benjie’s Lake Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Benjie’s Lake Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Contact

Phone 902-224-2306

Website pc.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

On the plateau at the top of French Mountain, this trail crosses wet barrens and evergreen forests typical of the highlands, ending at a small lake. Boardwalks in some sections keep you dry and protect the habitat from trampling. Moose are frequently seen as well as a variety of northern birds. 

Trailhead: On the Cabot Trail at the top of French Mountain 
Significant Feature: Boreal highland forest
Length: 3 km (1.9 mi) return
Hiking Time: 1 - 1.5 hours
Elevation: 400 m (1315 ft.)
Level trail, suitable for most skill levels. Some muddy sections

GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.747348 Long: -60.821458

Open from mid-May until… Read More

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