Freshwater Lake Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Freshwater Lake Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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Phone 902-224-2306

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Starting next to the ocean, this short, level trail follows the shoreline of a small lake that was once an ocean bay. A side trail (1.6 km return) follows the cobble barrier beach which separates the lake from the Atlantic Ocean.  Hear the unique song of the loon, or catch a glimpse of one from the viewing deck. Complete your stroll with a dip in the ocean or in Freshwater Lake. Bicycles are permitted on this trail but pedestrians have the right of way. 

Trailhead: The Ingonish Beach Day Use Area parking lot 
Significant Feature: Atlantic coastline, lake, beaver pond
Length: 1.7 km…
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