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Jigging Cove Trail

Record #: MCV0027
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 16 Feb 2017


Located In Neils Harbour
Where To Find Us
Neils Harbour, NS B0C 1N0
Areas Served Victoria County


Phone 902-285-2691- Ingonish Office 
902-224-2306- Cheticamp Office

Description & Services

Information Birders and other nature lovers simply enjoy the varied wildlife on this short relaxing trail, following the shoreline of a small man-made lake before connecting with Coastal Trail. The trail name comes from a neighbouring cove, where fishermen used to jig for cod.  
Trailhead: Parking lot on the Cabot Trail. Can also be accessed from the Coastal Trail.  
Significant Feature: Acadian forest, lake 
Length: 5 km (3.1 mi) return 
Hiking Time: 2-3 hours 
Elevation: 0- 65 m (0 - 215 ft.) 
Level trail. Rugged with wet sections. Ends at a boulder beach.