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Broad Cove Mountain
(#18 Cape Breton Highlands National Park)


A bird's eye view of Warren Lake and the Atlantic coastline

This switchback trail leads through a dense forest of softwood to the top of Broad Cove Mountain for a view of Warren Lake, Broad Cove Campground and the Atlantic Ocean. You climb 168 m over a distance of 1.6 km. Watch for moose along the way or eagles as they soar overhead. A bench at the top allows you to relax and enjoy the vistas below. This is a great trail for families.

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 mile) return
Hiking Time: 1 hour
Elevation: 35 - 180 m (115 - 590 ft.)

view Broad Cove Mountain map (CBHNP Map - Copyright Parks Canada 2007, 2008, 2009. Used with permission)