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Aspy Trail

Located In Ingonish Beach
Where To Find Us
Big Intervale Cape North, NS
Areas Served Victoria County
Phone 902-224-2306- Cheticamp Office 
902-285-2691- Ingonish Office
Description & Services
Information This trail meanders along the Aspy fault, through an Acadian and mixed forest. As nature reclaims land once used for farming and logging, a regenerated forest begins to blend in with the old growth. The magnificent red oak and the hoots of the barred owl or great horned owl will appeal to the true nature enthusiast. Recent work on this trail has made several stream crossings easier, but waterproof hiking boots are recommended.  
Length: 9.6 km (6 mi) return 
Elevation: 60 - 450 m (200 - 1,500 ft)  
Time: 3 - 4 hours 
Significant Features: Acadian and mixed forest 
Short climbs. Rugged sections. Stream crossings.
Accessibility Not Applicable
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Cape Breton Connect ; Hiking ; National Parks and Historic Sites ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Trails