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Nova Scotia #4 Highway Guide

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Junction of highway #125 - City of Sydney, NS
North to North Sydney, NS and the Ferry Terminal to Newfoundland. South to town of Louisbourg, NS, The Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Site, NS. Attractions in and around Sydney, NS: Jost House 1897 a wooden dwelling over two centuries old, featuring unique marine displays and special collections. - St. Patrick's Museum 1828, Sydney's oldest Roman Catholic Church, now a museum with local history. - Cossit House 1785: The oldest house in Sydney. Displays with costumed guides and authentic 18th century furniture. - Cape Breton Center of Heritage and Science, history and culture of Cape Breton Island.
3.1
5.0
Point of Interest
Crossing the Sidney Forks Bridge
4.4
7.1
Cape Breton Bed and Breakfast
West side of highway
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9.6
Community of Portage, NS
East side of highway
8.3
13.3
Junction of Highway #216
West to community of Eskasoni, NS . NOTE. The Bras d'Or Lakes Scenic Drive, Heads west and North at this point looping around Bras d'Or Lake, NS. Bras d'Or Lake, measures roughly 100 km in length and 50 km in width.
10.3
16.5
Community of East Bay, NS
East of highway
14.0
22.6
Ski Ben Eoin, NS
Ski Hill East side of highway
17.4
28.0
View from highway
Driving south
18.0
28.9
Community of St. Andrew's Channel, NS
East of highway
19.3
31.0
Community of Big Pond, NS
East of highway. Photo Big Pond highway welcome sign. Big Pond is situated along the southern side of the Bras d'Or Lakes, NS.
20.1
32.4
View from highway
Driving south
23.7
38.1
Rita MacNeil's Tea Room
West side of the highway. Rita MacNeil is Canadian country and folk singer from the community of Big Pond. In 1990, she was the bestselling country artist in Canada.
24.9
40.0
View from highway
Driving south
27.4
44.1
Community of Irishvale, NS
Access from highway
28.6
46.0
View from highway - Bras d'Or Lake, NS
Driving south
29.2
47.0
View from highway - Bras d'Or Lake, NS
Driving south
29.9
48.1
Community of Irish Cove, NS
East of highway. Access to Irish Cove Provincial Day Park. A small roadside picnic park overlooking Bras d' Or Lake. Some tables are sheltered.
31.0
49.9
Access to Community of Rear Irish Cove, NS
East of highway
32.3
52.0
Nova Scotia Picnic Park Rest Area (photo from lookout)
Bras d'Or lookout view point
34.3
55.2
Community of Johnston, NS
East of highway
34.7
55.8
View from highway
Driving south
35.7
57.4
Community of Red Islands, NS
East of highway
38.8
62.5
Communities of Mount Auban, NS, Lockside, NS
East of highway
39.8
64.0
Community of McNabb Cove, NS
Access from highway
41.1
66.2
Community of Soldiers Cove, NS
Access from highway
44.6
71.8
Community of Chapel Island, NS
Access from highway
45.3
72.9
Services at highway
West side of highway
45.6
73.4
Community of Barra-Head, NS
Access from highway
48.1
77.4
Community of Lynche, NS
East of highway
50.9
81.9
Junction of Highway #247 - Point of Interest
NOTE. Highway #247 at this point is the Fleur-de-lis Scenic Trailway. This scenic trailway follows highway#247 east and also heads west on highway #4 to Port Hawkesbury, NS. Port Hawkesbury is a major commercial and recreation centre located on the shores of the Strait of Canso, NS.
51.0
82.1
Visitor Information Centre
At highway
51.2
82.4
R C M P Detachment
East side of highway
51.5
82.9
Battery Provincial Park
South to Battery Provincial Park, campground. The Park is located on a hillside overlooking St. Peters Bay on the southeast coast of Cape Breton Island. The park is open from mid June until early September and offers a 53 site wooded hillside campground, open picnic area, and unsupervised beach. It also features archaelogical ruins of Fort Dorchester, an abandoned lime kiln, and an old farmstead.
51.6
83.0
St. Peters Canal National Historic Site
Community of St. Peters. St. Peters Canal is an 800 metre canal linking the Atlantic Ocean with Bras d'Or Lake. Work started on the canal in 1854 and was completed in 1869. The canal also boasts the only functioning lock system in Nova Scotia. View interpretive exhibits, enjoy a picnic lunch, or experience the canal by pleasure craft.
51.6
83.0
Point of Interest
NOTE. The Bras d'Or Lake, NS; Scenic Drive Trailway heads north at this point.
54.1
87.0
Junction of Highway #104
West via highway #104 to Port Hawkesbury, Canso Causeway
63.9
102.9
Junction of Highway #320
South to community of Louisdale
65.2
104.9
Community of Grand Anse
South side of highway
83.9
135.0
Junction of Highway #104 - The Trans Canada Highway
Town of Port Hawkesbury, NS. NOTE: For highway travel via Nova Scotia Highway #104 - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide Trans Canada Highway New Glasgow, NS to Cape Breton Island, NS for driving directions.

87.0
140.0
Junction of Highway #105 - The Trans Canada Highway. Junction of Highway #19
Canso Causeway. North via highway #19 to the Cabot Trail. NOTE point of interest, highway #19 is the Ceilidh Scenic Drive Trailway. East via the Fleur-de-Lis Scenic Drive Trailway to town of Louisbourg. Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide. NOTE: For highway travel via Highway #19 The Ceilidh Scenic Drive Trailway - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - The Ceilidh Scenic Trailway - Canso Causeway to Cabot Trail, NS for driving directions. Start/Finish of Highway Travel Guide. -e