Salt Mountain Trail – Whycocomagh
Salt Mountain Map http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/SharedUse/i018.html
GENERAL INFORMATION Name: Salt Mountain Trail County: Inverness County Ownership: Province of Nova Scotia Contact: NS Department of Natural Resources Trail Length: 2.50 km Season: May 15 - October 15 EMERGENCY INFORMATION Emergency: 911 Special: There is a pay phone at the park office. DIRECTIONS Wycocomagh Provincial Park on highway 105 (Salt Mountain Memorial Park), Inverness County. ACTIVITIES Walking: N Hiking: Y Mountain Biking: N XCountry ski: N ATV: N Horse: N Snowmobile: N Coastal: N Loop: Y Wheelchair: N Wheelchair Assisted: N DESCRIPTION This is a maintained 2.5 km return hike to the top of Salt Mountain rising 230 metres (750 ft) above Bras d'Or Lake. The steep climb to the top travels through a forest of predominantly mixed woods. At the summit there are several lookoff points offering picturesque views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The park itself contains camping, outhouses, picnic area, parking, cooking and table shelters, water taps and showers. Visitors are reminded to be careful on the very steep, slippery slope on the side of the mountain.