Shannon MacMullin is a Gàidhlig learner, singer and storyteller; a community educator, and the Cultural Experiences Co-ordinator at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village. Blueberry Mountain. Oyster Market Born in Cape Breton, Alex Dunphy has lived on South Harbour, 3km south of Cape North, his entire life. Aspy Fault as seen from the Cabot Trail lookout. Please visit pc.gc.ca/ns and follow Parks Canada’s social media channels for information and updates on the status of all Parks Canada places. Discover the beauty of Northern Cape Breton Island and marine life near the coast. With a growing demand for high quality product, the Dunphy's trademarked the name "Aspy Bay Oyster". I would recommend packing plenty of water and Simple and rustic with deck, kitchenette, bed, BBQ. The Aspy Fault is a fault that runs through 40 kilometers of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.Part of the fault runs through the Cape Breton Highlands national part it is often thought to be part of the Great Glen Fault.This fault runs southward from Cape North through the Margaree Valley. The Aspy Fault is a fault that runs through 40 kilometers of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.Part of the fault runs through the Cape Breton Highlands national part it is often thought to be part of the Great Glen Fault.This fault runs southward from Cape North through the Margaree Valley. Welcome to aspybay.ca. [tmt_info =””]The Aspy Fault is a strike-slip fault that runs for about 40 kilometers, from the middle of Cape Breton National Park to the northern coast. Welcome to Hike Cape Breton, a hiking planning and sharing site. The small fishing community of White Point with its sheltered harbour sits on a rugged promontory of land which defines the south-east extent of Aspy Bay and has one of the most interesting short hikes in the Cape Breton Highlands, from the community out to the tip of the promontory. This old trail starts at Beulach Ban falls and follows along the Aspy Valley offering spectacular views of the Aspy River below and the flora and fauna. The Aspy River and the upper section of the Margaree River follows the trace of the fault. While it has plenty of wonderful day hikes, Cape Breton lacks a … The Aspy trail is a nice relaxed hike that runs through the Aspy Valley to an amazing look-off. Aspy Fault as seen from the Cabot Trail lookout. From soaring headlands to forested canyons and highland barrens, it protects a spectacular mix of highland and coastal features in one of Nova Scotia’s most remote regions. Roughly 10km ( return ) climb up Aspy Valley. Trailhead: At the parking lot for Beulach Ban FallsSignificant Features: Acadian and mixed forestLength: 9.5 km (6 mi) returnHiking time: 3–4 hoursElevation: 60–450 m (200–1,500 ft) Short climbs. When you get to the top, you have great views of the surrounding area. Gulf of St. Lawrence . Length 5.7 miElevation gain 1099 ftRoute type Out & back It starts at Beulach Ban falls and skirts above the Aspy River, often offering views of the river itself and North Mountain in the distance. Use the map above or view the trails list to find your perfect hike. Polletts Cove – Aspy Fault Wilderness Area is Cape Breton’s largest wilderness area. Hannah Krebs works as a ban-chleasaiche | Gaelic Cultural Animator at Baile na Gàidheal | Highland Village Museum. Not for the faint of heart with rugged driveway, steep land and … The Cape North area is located along the world-renowned Cabot Trail and is bordered by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park to its south and the Pollets Cove-Aspy Fault Wilderness Area (a Nova Scotia Wilderness Protected Area) to its north. Hiking Time: 5+hr The name also celebrates the meeting of Cabot and the Mi'kmaq people, the original inhabitants of Cape Breton Island, at Aspy Bay over 500 years ago. This trail meanders along the Aspy fault, through an Acadian and mixed forest. The trail was named after Italian explorer John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) who reached our shores in 1497, sailing on a mission for King Henry VII of England. Part of the fault runs through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Check in at the Parks Canada Visitor Centres in Chéticamp (16 Visitor Centre Rd., situated on the west side of the park) or in Ingonish (37637 Cabot Trail, on the east side of the park) to obtain passes, information on visitor safety and any other information you may need, including a trail location map. Alex, his wife Susan & their four sons' have been involved in the oyster industry since 1985. Aspy Trail 9.6km 3h Hiking along the Aspy Fault, this trail is one we consider a hidden gem. Private trail down to the pristine North Aspy river. Note: Due to COVID-19, the visitor experience at Parks Canada places will be different than it has been in the past. Our Address is: 299 Shore Rd, Dingwall, Nova Scotia, B0C 1G0, Canada Trail Rating: Moderate, GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):Lat: 46.814041 Long: -60.626273. Beulach Ban Falls and Aspy Trail is a 5.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Big Intervale Cape North, Nova Scotia, Canada that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. She loves dancing, making beauty in the world & bringing people together. Use the map above or view the trails list to find your perfect hike. As wondrous as the fall colour season is, it is also so dearly fleeting - lasting around 2-3 weeks of October. Beulach Ban Falls/Aspy Trail This trail starts at the falls and then meanders along the Aspy fault, through an Acadian and mixed forest. As nature reclaims land once used for farming and logging, a regenerated forest begins to blend in with the old growth. Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Canada. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. more. Category: Walking Trail Region: Cape Breton Island Gulf of St. Lawrence . 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