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Broad Cove Mountain Trail

Located In Ingonish Beach
Where To Find Us
Areas Served Victoria County
Phone 902-224-2306 - Cheticamp Office  
902-285-2691- Ingonish Office
Description & Services
Information This switchback trail leads through a dense forest of softwood to the top of Broad Cove Mountain for exceptional views of the rocky Atlantic coast, with Middle Head and Cape Smokey in the distance. You climb 168 m over a distance of 1.6 km. Watch for moose along the way and eagles as they soar overhead. A bench at the top allows you to relax and enjoy the vistas below.  
Trailhead: A small parking lot about 1/3 of the way in on the Warren Lake road  
Significant Feature: Ocean, mountain scenery, fall colours  
Length: 2.3 km (1.4 mi) return 
Hiking Time: 1 hour 
Elevation: 35 - 180 m (115 - 590 ft.) 
Short, steep climb. Rugged sections.
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Cape Breton Connect ; Fall Fun ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Trails
Categories - General Hiking Trails ; National Parks