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Coastal Trail

Located In Neils Harbour
Where To Find Us
Neils Harbour
Areas Served Victoria County
Phone 902-224-2306- Cheticamp Office 
902-285-2306- Ingonish Office
Description & Services
Information This scenic trail hugs the ocean, briefly joining the Jack Pine Trail then continuing along granite headlands, coastal meadows and cobblestone beaches. The trail connects with Jigging Cove Trail. 
Trailheads (2): At Black Brook and Halfway Brook, near Neil’s Harbour  
Significant Feature: Atlantic coastline, headlands  
Length: 11.3 km (7.0 mi) return 
Hiking Time: 3 - 4 hours 
Elevation: 0 - 45 m (0 - 150 ft.) 
Short climbs. Rocky, rugged sections. Trail crosses boulder beaches.
Accessibility Not Applicable
Special Information
Tags All Things Trails ; Cape Breton Connect ; Hiking ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; Trails