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Branch Pond Look-off Trail

Record #: MCV0031
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 16 Feb 2017


Located In Ingonish
Where To Find Us
Ingonish, NS B0C 1K0
Areas Served Victoria County


Phone 902-224-2306- Cheticamp Office 
902-285-2691- Ingonish Office

Description & Services

Information The trail explores Acadian, Boreal and Taiga land regions and leads to a look-off offering an impressive view of the Atlantic coast and the park interior plateau, with Cape Smokey and Cape North appearing as miniature mountains in the distance. 
Trailhead: Turn off the Cabot Trail at the Warren Brook warden's station and follow the Mary Ann Falls road for about 6 km to the small parking area.  
Significant Feature: Highland plateau, barrens 
Length: 14 km (8.8 mi) return 
Hiking Time: 4 - 5 hours. 
Elevation: 100 - 305 m (330 - 1000 ft.) 
Gentle climb. Rugged sections.