Franey Mountain is located in Victoria County, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, within Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Franey Mountain is part of the Cape Breton Highlands plateau and is located 4.5km west of Ingonish, Cape Breton Island. The elevation of the mountain is 430m. It is the highpoint of the massif between Dundas Brook and Clyburn Brook.HikingThe mountain can be accessed by a hiking trail which leads to the summit, offering views over the open ocean from Cape Smokey in the east to Money Point in the north, with the Middle Head Peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic directly below. A dramatic view of the mountains, the sheer rocky face of Franey Mountain, and the Clyburn Brook winding through the valley, 425m below. The highpoint of the mountain can be difficult to locate as the summit is broad and flat.Plan to see Franey Mountain and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dingwall itinerary builder.
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Warning, before you attempt this trail go to Main Street Restaurant & Bakery and buy yourself a reward treat...I suggest the apple pie. Franey trail is a true hike and you will be sweating and gruntin... more »
This hike served some of the most amazing views that I have ever seen! The hike was not too difficult in my opinion, but the rest of my family did find it a bit difficult. We often hike, what made thi... more »
We started the Franey Trail 7.4 km (4.6 mile) loop at 9:44 a.m. We were glad to have our trekking poles with us on this hike. It definitely lives up to its Difficult rating because of the steady uphil... more »
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