Coastal Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Wind your way along the headlands and coves of the Atlantic coast.
This trail hugs the ocean shoreline, where you can feel the ocean spray
and listen to sea birds as the waves crash against the rocky shoreline.
Experience coastal meadows, granite headlands and cobblestone beaches. There
are 2 trailheads for the Coastal Trail. One is At Black Brook and
connects with the Jack Pine Trail. The other is at Halfway Brook, near
Neils Harbour. This area features several different trails and can be a
nature lover’s dream! The Coastal Trail is 11.3 km (7.0 mi) return and will take 3 – 4 hours climbing from 0
– 45 m (0 – 150 ft). You will encounter some short climbs and some
rugged sections as the trail crosses boulder beaches. Visit our website
for further details.