Coastal

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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