An easy 1.5 km hike along an old logging road that climbs gradually uphill, through the woods, leading to a spectacular lookout at the top of a 120 metre cliff.
For those of you with a GPS, there is a geocache in the immediate area. Difficulty is rated 1 of 5 (easy); the terrain is rated 2 of 5. Find it at:
N 45 ° 16.231 W 076° 48.673
UTM 18T E 357921 N 5014597
How to get there
From Calabogie, take Hwy. 508 west and go 2.2 km past the Calabogie Peaks Ski Resort to the top of the mountain where you will parking on your right on the side of the road.
Across the road, on your left, you will note the Eagle’s Nest trail sign marking the entrance to the trail. Follow the trail for about 20 minutes. Note the eagle’s head, painted signs in the trees above you on the right. As you pass a pond on your left, look for a large, colourful and informative sign, just off to your right. Follow the short trail up the hill to the right to the cliff site and enjoy the view.