Jigging Cove Lake

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Birders and other nature lovers simply enjoy the varied wildlife on this short relaxing trail, following the shoreline of a small man-made lake. The trail name comes from a neighbouring cove, where fishermen used to jig for cod.

Length 5 km / 3.1 mi (loop)
Locator map - Jigging Cove
Hiking Snowshoeing
Rating Easy  Easy: Family-friendly trails that are suitable for all visitors.
Elevation 0 - 65 m (0 - 215 ft)
Time 2 - 3 hours
Significant features Acadian forest, lake
Level trail. Rugged with wet sections.
Trailhead Parking lot on the Cabot Trail
Lat: 46.787754 Long: -60.346626

Map: Jigging Cove Lake

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