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Le Vieux Chemin du Cap-Rouge Trail

Location
Located In Pleasant Bay
Where To Find Us
1762 Cabot Trail
Pleasant Bay, NS B0E 2P0
Areas Served Inverness County
Contact
Website www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ns/cbreton/activ/randonnee-hiking/cap-rouge.aspx
E-Mail cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca
Phone 902-224-2306
Description & Services
Information Follow the route of the old Cabot Trail from Trout Brook as it gently climbs to a ridge midway up Jerome Mountain, offering views of the Atlantic along the entire length of this trail. Traces of Acadian history abound, with the remains of an old school, foundations of the former residents' houses, and the old wharf at La Bloc visible at various points on the journey. Your efforts will be rewarded at the final look-off featuring spectacular views of Presqu'├«le and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. An exhibit at the look-off provides further information on the families. 
 
Trailhead: On the Cabot Trail across from the Trout Brook picnic area 
Significant Features: Acadian history, ocean view 
Length: 9 km (5.6 mi) return 
Time: 2-3 hours 
Elevation: 40 - 110 m (130 - 360 ft) 
Long, gentle climb. Suitable for most skill levels.
Dates Open from mid-May until mid-October.
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Cape Breton Connect ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Trails