Cape George Hiking Trail

Months of Operation

May 1 - November 30

Location

Highway 337, Cape George, Northumberland Shore

Contact

T: 902-863-1533

E: mmaclellan@antigonishcounty.ns.ca

Description

Cape George Hiking Trail is located on Route 337 in the Northumberland Shore region. The hiking trail offers a series of connected loops, varying in length and difficulty (total 33 km/20 mi), from the coast through meadows and old-growth forests to cliffs affording spectacular views of the bay, with elevations up to 600ft.The trail offers panoramic views at various points, including Ballantyne's Cove. 

There are 3 serviced trail heads with information kiosks and maps: Cape George Heritage School, Cape George Point Lighthouse, and Ballantyne's Cove Tuna Interpretive Centre. All trail junctions are indicated by trail signage.

Trailhead Locations
Cape George Heritage School - 578 Hwy 337, Cape George
Cape George Point Lighthouse - 152 Lighthouse Road, Cape George Point
Ballantyne's Cove Tuna Interpretive Centre - 57 Ballantyne's Cove Wharf Road

For more information or to view the trail map, please visit www.capegeorgetrails.ca 

More Details

Detailed Information

Trail length: 33.00 km / 7.50 hrs
Trail type: Wilderness trail
Trail surface: Natural
Activities: Birding & wildlife, Hiking