Lone Shieling Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Lone Shieling Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Contact

Phone 902-224-2306

Website pc.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Dominated by 350 year old sugar maple trees, the Grande Anse Valley is one of the largest old growth hardwood forests in the Maritimes. As one of the most protected areas of the park, access is restricted to this short trail. A replica of a Scottish crofter's hut is found at the beginning of the trail - find out why it's here. Keep an eye out for wildlife - moose like it here too.

Trailhead: On the Cabot Trail at the base of North Mountain 
Significant Feature: Old growth Acadian forest, Scottish heritage
Length: 0.6 km (0.4 mi) loop
Hiking Time: 15 minutes
Elevation: 70…
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