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Jigging Cove Lake (#15 Cape Breton Highlands National Park)

Enjoy the plants and wildlife as you make your way around Jigging Cove Lake.

Birders and other nature lovers simply enjoy the varied wildlife on this short relaxing trail around the lake. From the Cabot Trail, it's a one kilometre hike to the lake. Notice the plants along the way, especially at the water's edge. You can connect with the Coastal Trail for a longer walk.

Trailhead: Parking lot on the Cabot Trail
Significant Feature: Acadian forest, lake
Length: 2.4 km (1.5 miles) loop
Hiking Time: 40 - 50 min
Elevation: 50 - 65 m (165 - 215 ft.)