Jigging Cove Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Jigging Cove Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Contact

Phone 902-224-2306

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Birders and other nature lovers simply enjoy the varied wildlife on this short relaxing trail, following the shoreline of a small man-made lake before connecting with Coastal Trail. The trail name comes from a neighbouring cove, where fishermen used to jig for cod. 

Trailhead: Parking lot on the Cabot Trail.  Can also be accessed from the Coastal Trail. 
Significant Feature: Acadian forest, lake
Length: 5 km (3.1 mi) return
Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
Elevation: 0- 65 m (0 - 215 ft.)
Level trail. Rugged with wet sections. Ends at a boulder beach.

GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.787754 Long: -60.346626

Open from mid-May until mid-October. A… Read More

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