Our next walk event and a special birthday event:
Walk Event: Sunday 11 September 2016
Time: Registration: 1:30 PM - Walk Start Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Clyburn Valley Trail-head, Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Walk Distance: 5 k and 10 k, a linear style trail walk in and return on the same trail
Travel Time and Distance: (not including wait time for ferry at Englishtown)
From Exit 8 on the 125 bypass to the trail-head is 137 k or 1 hour- 50 min.
Walk Leaders: Diane and Bruce Clarke
From Diane Clark:
This hike is rated 2C with spectacular stands of hardwood trees, boulders bigger than cars, meadows, apple trees and the remains of an old gold mine which will be our destination, approximately 8.5 km return. The trail follows the river for most of the way, but you will catch a glimpse of the Highland Links Golf Course as it weaves its way up this valley.
After the walk, 5:00 PM dinner reservations and a Special Birthday Cake surprise.
Coastal Waters Restaurant, 36404 Cabot Trail
Directions: From the Clyburn Trail turn North (left) and continue for 4.1k or 5 minutes, the restaurant is on the left of the highway and lots of parking spaces,
Our Social Committee Chairperson Dianna MacDonald needs confirmation, now, from all members attending this walk.
Please call Dianna MacDonald 902-567-2298 or
as soon as possible to ensure you have a seat at the table!
[3.] CB Highland National Park Fees are in effect, members are responsible to pay at the toll booth when entering the park.
CBIH cannot be held responsible for this fee or any tickets issued by National Park staff.
Fees for the day: Adult $7.80 Seniors $6.80