Fishing Cove Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Fishing Cove Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Contact

Phone 902-224-2306

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

You are 355 metres (1165 feet) above sea level! Hike from the top of the mountain about 6 kilometres down to a small ocean cove and grassy clearing - the only designated wilderness camp site in the park. This was once the site of a Scottish fishing community and these settlers traded with the French for supplies. Explore the beach, roam the hills or swim in fresh or salt water. You must register at a park visitor centre prior to camping.

Trailhead: There are two trailheads, both on the Cabot Trail at the top of MacKenzie Mountain. 
Significant Feature: Acadian forest, ocean…
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