Salt Mountain Trail

Salt Mountain Trail

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive
Community: Whycocomagh

Length:   9.5 km (5.9 mi) return
Hiking Time:   3+hr
Type of Trail:   natural surface
Uses (no snow):   walking
Uses (snow):   snowshoeing
Facilities:   outhouses, water, picnic tables, benches, camping, firewood, cooking shelters, interpretive panels, garbage canns
Dog Uses:   on-leash required

Gov't Topo Map:   11F14 (Whycocomagh)
Rating (1-5):   4 [steepness, rugged terrain, navigation]]

Trailhead GPS Reference:   N 45 57” 59.0’ W 61 06” 18.2

Access Information: From the Canso Causeway, drive 50 km (31 mi) toward Sydney on Highway 105. Turn left onto Provincial Park Road. The trailhead is just after the campground entrance, about 500m/yd, opposite the Department of Natural Resources district office.

Introduction: Meaning "Head of the Waters," Whycocomagh is…

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