3 Peaks – Acadien

Trail Information

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Climb 365 metres above the Chéticamp River for panoramic views of the Acadian coastline, the Chéticamp river valley and the Park’s highland interior. Benches along the way let you rest periodically and enjoy the scenery. Watch how the forest changes as you climb steadily to the top and be on the look out for black bear and moose. Tripadvisor rates this as the best hike in Cheticamp area.

Caution: long steep climb, carry water.

Trailhead: Opposite the Chéticamp Visitor Centre.
Significant Feature: Ocean and mountain scenery
Length: 8.4 km (5.2 miles) loop
Hiking Time: 3 – 4 hours
Elevation: 20 – 365 m (65 – 1200 ft.)

Acadien Trail Map, Cape Breton Highlands National Park
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