Little Grassy/Blackrock Pt, Meat Cove
||1.3 km (return)
||Linear - Return
The trail system is accessed from Meat Cove which is literally at the end of the road, the most northern community on Cape Breton, from the Cabot Trail take the turning to Aspy Bay and proceed north the pavement will run out and the remaining 8km is over a good gravel road that winds its way around the cliffs and valleys, the views are stunning and many tourists come just to drive this section of the road. At Meat Cove the Internet Cafe/welcome center has a large board showing some of the hiking trails, maps of the trails are available inside and the latest information on trails and parking.
Another couple of hundred yards takes you to the campsite the trail starts on the right hand side of the road just past the campground office, another 100 yards takes you to the end of the road and a turn around.
Little Grassy Trail
This 1.3km return trail starts on the right hand side of the road as you head up the hill just past the campground office and is marked with flagging tape. From the road it drops down to the creek then gradually rises to a knoll overlooking the coast and Meat cove from a height of 420 ft. If you only have time for one trail this should be the one, it offers stunning views for the least effort of any trails in the area.
Little Grassy Trail Head N47 01.573 W60 33.620
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