Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – 3.00 pm.
The Cheticamp Gypsum Mine was in operation from 1908 to 1939. Today it has become a popular hiking, and ATV trail that has a unique swimming hole. Don’t forget to take your swimming trunks or bathing suit.
Length : 3 km (1.9 mi) return, Time: 3/4 of an hour to 1 hour.
Difficulty – 2B,
Trailhead: Heading South on main street in Cheticamp turn left on Barren Road past the NS Liquor Store & Post Office. Continue on Barren Road until you come to a Y intersection. Stay to right on Barren Forks Road until the end. Turn left on Cheticamp Back Road. The Trailhead is about 6 minutes from here. You will see a parking lot to the right and two big boulders.