Coastal Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Coastal Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Contact

Phone 902-224-2306

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

This scenic trail hugs the ocean, briefly joining the Jack Pine Trail then continuing along granite headlands, coastal meadows and cobblestone beaches.  The trail connects with Jigging Cove Trail.

Trailheads (2): At Black Brook and Halfway Brook, near Neil’s Harbour 
Significant Feature: Atlantic coastline, headlands 
Length: 11 km (7.0 mi) return
Hiking Time: 3 - 4 hours
Elevation: 0 - 45 m (0 - 150 ft.)
Short climbs. Rocky, rugged sections. Trail crosses boulder beaches.

GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.778569 Long: -60.332248
Lat: 46.807398 Long: -60.344756

Open from mid-May until mid-October. A park pass is required for hiking or use of other services in the park.…
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