Gold Mine

Trail Location: 
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Grooming Schedule: 
5 days a week as needed
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Special Attractions: 
Views of the Golf Course - Highland Links. The Trail follows the Clyburn River through a hardwood valley of beech, maple and birch, with some white spruce. Scenic views of Franey Mountain.
Warm up shelter at the Gold Mine ruins and a pit privy
Cape Breton Highlands National Park has 7 groomed trails in four different areas: Black Brook, Warren Lake, Broad Cove and Clyburn River Valley. Skiers should be advised that weather is very changeable especially at higher elevations.Grooming is done five days a week, Wednesday to Sunday. The first priority for grooming is the trails in the Black Brook Area. After those are done then Broad Cove and Clyburn Trail are groomed. National Park Trails are groomed for classic and skate skiing, except the Clyburn which is only groomed for classic skiing. Permit is required to ski on any groomed trail in the Park. Youths and Students ski free. Adult fees are $5.00 per day or $35.00 for the season. For Snow and Trail conditions call (902) 285 -2549. This recorded information is updated daily by the groomer operator -usually by 4:00 pm.
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