Branch Pond Look-off Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Branch Pond Look-off Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Contact

Phone 902-224-2306

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

The trail explores Acadian, boreal and taiga land regions and leads to a viewpoint offering an impressive view of the Atlantic coast and the park interior plateau, with Cape Smokey and Cape North appearing as miniature mountains in the distance.

Trailhead: Turn off the Cabot Trail at the Warren Brook warden's station and follow the Mary Ann Falls road for about 6 km to the small parking area. 
Significant Feature: Highland plateau, barrens
Length: 14 km (8.1 mi) return
Hiking Time: 4 - 5 hours (2 - 2.5 hours return, to first viewpoint)
Elevation: 100 - 305 m (330 - 1000 ft.)
Gentle climb. Rugged sections.

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