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Freshwater Lake Look-off

Located In Ingonish Beach
Where To Find Us
Ingonish Beach, NS B0C 1L0
Areas Served Victoria County
Phone 902-224-2306- Cheticamp Office 
902-285-2691- Ingonish Office
Description & Services
Information Short but steep, or, steep but short! A picturesque vista unfolds before you: Ingonish Beach, Freshwater Lake, Middle Head and Cape Smokey. If you don't have time for a longer hike to get a view, then this trail is for you. Children enjoy it also but be careful at the top. 
Length: 0.3 km (0.2 mi) return 
Elevation: 10 - 45 m (35 - 150 ft)  
Time: 10 minutes 
Significant Features: Atlantic coastline 
Short, steep climb.
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Cape Breton Connect ; Hiking ; Recreation Categories ; Trails
Categories - General Scenic Lookouts