River Denys Mountain

River Denys Mountain

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive
Community: River Denys

Length:   9 km (5.6 mi) return
Hiking Time:   2+hrs
Type of Trail:   compacted earth
Uses (no snow):   walking, biking, horseback riding, ATVs
Uses (snow):   snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling
Facilities:   none
Dog Use:   off-leash permitted

Gov't Topo Map:   11F14 (Whycocomagh)
Rating (1-5):   2

Trailhead GPS Reference:   N 46 50’ 04.1” W 61 18’ 43.8”

Access Information: From the Canso Causeway, drive 24 km (15 mi) toward Sydney on Highway 105. Turn left onto River Deny Mountain Road (dirt). Follow for 800m/yd to wide intersection; park without blocking either road.

Introduction: Dozens of former settlement roads still climb onto the various highland plateaus of Cape Breton. The communities they once led to are…

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