Cape Breton Highlands National Park

This scenic trail hugs the ocean, briefly joining the Jack Pine trail then continuing along granite headlands, coastal meadows and cobblestone beaches.

Length 11.3 km / 7.0 mi 2.4 km / 1.3 mi (return)
Locator map - Coastal
Hiking Look-off
Rating Moderate  Moderate: Medium-length trails with moderate elevation gain and some short, steep sections. Suitable for most visitors. Easy  Easy: Family-friendly trails that are suitable for all visitors.
Elevation 0 - 45 m (0 - 150 ft)
Time 3 - 4 hours1 hour
Significant features Atlantic coast, rocky cliffs.
Short climbs. Rocky, rugged sections. Trail crosses boulder beaches.
Trailhead At Black Brook or Halfway Brook, near Neils Harbour
Lat: 46.778569 Long: -60.332248 (at Black Brook)
Lat: 46.807398 Long: -60.344756 (near Halfway Brook)

Map: Coastal trail

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