Cheticamp Gypsum Quarry, a trail in NS, Canada, on ...

At the T intersection, you will see big outcrops of gypsum, you will kind of go straight through the intersection as the secret spot you want to get to is behind the sheer gypsum cliffs.The trail will ascend gradually and you will soon be rewarded with views of the gulf of St Lawrence. There is no canopy cover for most of the trail so bring a hat.

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Beautiful - Review of Gypsum Mine Trail, Cheticamp, Nova ...

Gypsum Mine Trail: Beautiful - See 36 traveler reviews, 66 candid photos, and great deals for Cheticamp, Canada, at Tripadvisor.

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All Trails List - Hike Cape Breton

Trail Name Length (km) Difficulty Duration Region Closest Town; North River Falls: 18.06: 5: 5h 30min: Highlands: St. Ann's: Red Island: 6.03: 2.5: 1h 30min ...

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Visit Gypsum Mine Trail on your trip to Cheticamp or Canada

Trips to Gypsum Mine Trail by other users. 47 days in Baddeck BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Lone Shieling MacIntosh Brook Trail Skyline Trail 25 days in Cape Breton Island BY A USER FROM CANADA Ingonish Cheticamp Mabou 1 day in Cheticamp BY A USER FROM CANADA Les Trois Pignons Gypsum Mine Trail Saint Peter's Church 9 days in Cape Breton Island ...

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All You Need to Know About Gypsum Mine Trail - Settling ...

Gypsum Mines is located near Cheticamp, Cape Breton. You can find the directions HERE. I highly recommend this for the whole family. The hike to the lake is super easy. It's a 2.6km hike up a dirt road to the lake. My 2-year-old did the whole walk up by herself, so that should give you an idea of the level of difficulty.

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Nice little hike - Review of Gypsum Mine Trail, Cheticamp ...

Gypsum Mine Trail: Nice little hike - See 36 traveler reviews, 66 candid photos, and great deals for Cheticamp, Canada, at Tripadvisor.

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Cape Breton, NS Real Estate - eXp Realty® Canada

Cape Breton's economy is based largely on agriculture and fishing, but many of the residents also have jobs in other areas. The major industries to provide work are mining, forestry, and tourism. If you have young kids, the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board provides public and private education for a majority of the area's student ...

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Nova Scotia - Gypsum industry news from Global Gypsum

Canada: Cabot Gypsum has relaunched gypsum production at a previously closed facility in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The company has taken over the plant previously owned by Federal Gypsum, which shut down and went bankrupt in 2008. Sales manager Reg MacLeod said that Cabot Gypsum acquired the plant's assets earlier in 2011 and is leasing the facility from the government of …

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Gypsum Mine Trail - Hike Cape Breton

The Gypsum Mine trail takes you into Gypsum Mine Lake, the now very popular fresh water swimming lake in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia. It is ATV track with a trail taking you to the top of the mountain with a view of the lake. The mine was in operation from 1908-1939. [Slideshow] Share:

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32 Best things to do in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

30. Go for a Hike and a Swim at Gypsum Mine. My second favourite hike in all of Cape Breton (only second to the Skyline Trail) was the hike to Gypsum Mine! The Gypsum Mine Quarry & Trail is a 2.6km (out and back) trail that leads you to a secret swimming spot: an old Gypsum quarry.

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Gypsum Mine Trail (Cheticamp) - All You Need to Know ...

Gypsum Mine Trail, Cheticamp: See 36 reviews, articles, and 66 photos of Gypsum Mine Trail, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 11 attractions in Cheticamp.

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Gypsum Mines - Canadas Musical Coast

Gypsum Mines. This short hike follows an established trail/ATV track that leads to a beautiful, secret swimming spot near the Acadian village of Cheticamp. From the trailhead take the trail toward the foot of the Highlands and at the intersection, you will see big outcrops of gypsum. Go straight through the intersection and the secret spot is ...

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Cape Breton mine records two million accident-free hours ...

Cape Breton mine records two million accident-free hours. Safety is more than just a mantra or a slogan at the Canadian Gypsum Co.'s Little Narrows mine, located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Indeed, one of the first things that greets visitors to the mine's …

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Moving Gypsum in Nova Scotia

There has also been sporadic gypsum mining near James River on the CBNS, and 30 years ago CN hauled gypsum from the River Denys mine in Cape Breton to Port Hawkesbury on the Strait of Canso. But today, the only significant gypsum mining going on is the big pit in East Milford (reputedly the largest open pit gypsum mine in the world), which sees ...

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Frenchy's Playground - Gypsum Mines | Cape breton island ...

Frenchy's Playground - Gypsum Mines. Use a smartphone or GPS device to navigate to the provided coordinates. Look for a regular hidden container. ... On the shores of Bras d'Or Lake on Cape Breton Island, this resort features a waterfront boardwalk and canoe and bike rentals. The rooms have free Wi-Fi. Leslie Hackney. Nova scotia. Cabot Trail.

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Cape Breton Look Offs [2019 Update] | exploring nova ...

If you're visiting in the summer, this would be a great place to swim! The full walk to the Gypsum Mine and back can be done in under an hour as it's only 3-4 km. Skyline Trail. No surprise here! The Skyline Trail is one of, if not the most, famous trails in Cape Breton.

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National Gypsum Company quarries, Dingwall, Victoria Co ...

Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate Abandoned gypsum mine located on the North end of Cape Breton Island. Opened in 1933 by the Atlantic Gypsum Mining Company. Bought by National Gypsum in 1937. It operated until 1955, producing about 10 million tons of gypsum. Select Mineral List Type Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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Cape Breton gypsum company builds operations and hires new ...

Cape Breton gypsum company builds operations and hires new workers Cabot Gypsum in Point Tupper, N.S., is is powering up its operations and adding to its workforce to manufacture a new, high-end ...

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Other Great County Trails | Celtic Shores Coastal Trail ...

SENTIER MINNE PLÂTRE / GYPSUM MINE TRAIL- Chéticamp. Sentier de la Mine de plâtre SENTIER MINNE PLÂTRE / GYPSUM MINE TRAIL - Chéticamp By ... 13 of 26 Park Hiking Trails are located in Inverness County Cape Breton Highlands National Park's hiking trails range from easy strolls to challenging climbs with panoramic views of canyons ...

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THE 10 BEST Restaurants Near Gypsum Mine Trail in ...

Restaurants near Gypsum Mine Trail, Cheticamp on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews and candid photos of dining near Gypsum Mine Trail in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia.

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Things to do/see in Cape Breton? : CapeBreton

My bf and I are going up to Cape Breton for a week & are curious what there's to do and see! We will be staying near Sydney but don't mind driving :) We already have the Cabot trail & Gypsum mines …

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Gypsum Mine Lake - Nova Scotia, Canada | AllTrails

Checking out an old gypsum mine in Iona on the Bras d'Or Lakes in Cape Breton, NS. The mine closed down during the depression.

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Exploring The Beautiful Cape Breton: A 2-Day Cabot …

It's a must before you expend all that energy climbing Cape Breton's mountains. 12:00 – Gypsum Mine. Gypsum mine, near the town of Chéticamp, has to be your first stop your Cabot Trail itinerary for a number of reasons. Firstly, just look at it. This former mine …

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Worth doing! - Review of Gypsum Mine Trail, Cheticamp ...

Gypsum Mine Trail: Worth doing! - See 36 traveler reviews, 66 candid photos, and great deals for Cheticamp, Canada, at Tripadvisor.

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Celestine from Enon Lake, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

Mining Companies Statistics Users Mineral Museums Mineral Shows & Events The Mindat Directory Device Settings The Mineral Quiz. ... Scotch Lake, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia, Canada . Mineral and/or Locality . Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by ...

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Mining Highlights | novascotia.ca

Many of the gypsum mines in Nova Scotia have either shut down or been placed on care and maintenance indefinitely. Nova Scotia is home to the world′s largest open pit gypsum mine at East Milford and also produces gypsum from Little Narrows, Cape Breton Island.

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National Gypsum Company quarries, Dingwall, Victoria Co ...

National Gypsum Company quarries, Dingwall, Victoria Co., Nova Scotia, Canada : Abandoned gypsum mine located on the North end of Cape Breton Island. Opened in 1933 by the Atlantic Gypsum Mining Company. Bought by National Gypsum in 1937. It operated until 1955, producing about ...

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Gypsum Mine lake Hike - Cape Breton Island | Cabot Trail ...

Hello everyone, in this video i have talked about my trip to Gypsum Mine lake in Cheticamp, cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. I have given each and ev...

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Guide to Cape Breton Island: Sights, Experiences ...

Cape Breton is a photographer and outdoor adventurer's dream. The best part is it welcomes all levels of outdoor enthusiasts whether you want a relaxing trip or you're looking for challenging hikes for epic views in return. ... Gypsum Mine: Easy.

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Cape Breton: Whycocomagh & Cape Breton Highlands National ...

Since then, the land has been turned into a beautiful park with various trails for walking, biking, ATV or snowmobiles. This was something that we had been looking forward to doing ever since we first began talking about taking a road trip to Cape Breton! The mine is filed in with water but had a beautiful blue colour from the gypsum left behind.

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Gypsum Mine Trail: Hike And Swim Off The Cabot Trail, NS ...

The Gypsum Mine Trail is a short 2.6-3km hike down a dirt road to a beautiful man-made swimming hole that used to be a mine, operated from 1908 to 1939. It is a short yet refreshing way to break up a Cabot Trail drive or a fun day in the sun that the entire family will enjoy.

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Rare gypsum karst forest in Cape Breton protected …

Rare gypsum karst forest in Cape Breton protected by NCC. The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced yesterday that that it has "protected three extraordinary habitats totalling 274 hectares" in Cape Breton. Amongst them is a rare gypsum karst landscape at Cains Mountain, where 162 ha are being protected. There are very steep gypsum …

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SENTIER MINNE PLÂTRE / GYPSUM MINE TRAIL- Chéticamp ...

The Gypsum Mine Trails Project is part of a larger project to build a multipurpose trail around the Cabot Trail to link up to the International Appalachian Trail and the TransCanada Trail. ... Like the Trans-Canada Trail in Cape Breton, it is a multi-use trail suitable …

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Cheticamp Gypsum Mine Trail | Hike the Highlands Festival

The Cheticamp Gypsum Mine was in operation from 1908 to 1939. Today it has become a popular hiking, and ATV trail that has a unique swimming hole. Don't forget to take your swimming trunks or bathing suit. Moosebait.com writeup and photos ( long Trail). Trailpeak write-up, …

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How long does Franey trail take? – Mbdanceapparel.com

The Cape Breton Highlands are the most striking feature of northern Cape Breton. The cool maritime climate and rugged landscape of the park permit a unique blend of Acadian, Boreal and Taiga habitats, plants and animals. Can you swim in gypsum mines? Gypsum Mine Lake is a 2.6 kilometre out and back trail located near Cheticamp that is good for ...

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travelcapebreton.ca - The Ultimate Guide to Travel on Cape ...

It's an easy, 20-minute walk to this gorgeous turquoise lake – the site of an old gypsum mine near Cheticamp. Climb to a nearby peak for a spectacular view of the lake and then cool off with a swim in the calm water! Getting To the Gypsum Mine If you're travelling up on the Cabot … Read more

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Canadian Gypsum Company - Gypsum industry news from Global ...

Canada: The Canadian Gypsum Company, a subsidiary of USG, has laid off 14 winter maintenance workers at its Little Narrows quarry in Cape Breton, according to the Canadian Press. Mine manager Byron MacMillan said that company officials have yet to make a decision on the future of the quarry. The company is looking at market conditions and is reducing spending until a decision is made.

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5 Picture Perfect (Easy!) Fall Hikes | Destination Cape Breton

1. Gypsum Mines Trail. The Gypsum Mine Trail is a 2.6 kilometre out and back trail, located in Chéticamp. To get to the Mines, it is only a simple 20-minute hike, that will lead you to a beautiful, secret swimming spot. At the top of the ridge, you go in between two small hills and into the secret swimming spot: an old gypsum quarry.

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Gypsum Mine Quarry & Trail | Destination Cape Breton

Gypsum Mine Lake is a 2.6 kilometre out and back trail located near Cheticamp that is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. At the top of the ridge, you go in between two small hills and into the secret swimming spot: an old gypsum quarry.

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