Cape Breton Highlands National Park is known for its spectacular highlands and ocean scenery. Steep cliffs and deep river canyons carve into a forested plateau bordering the Atlantic Ocean. One third of the Cabot Trail, a world-famous scenic highway,...
Cape Breton Island is the breathtaking backdrop of the Golf Cape Breton golf experience. When you are not on the course, spend your time touring our Island and your memories will be filled with spectacular vistas, lively music, fun-filled festivals a...
Much has been written and even more said about Canada’s first – and only – true links golf course.  But to truly understand what if feels like to be transported to a time and place reminiscent of golf’s beginnings, you simply must experience...
Here between the majesty of the Cape Breton Highlands and the roar of the Atlantic Ocean, Stanley Thompson's masterpiece has grown in stature to be regarded as a national treasure. It is constantly ranked as Canada's top public golf course and is a ...
The Lakes Golf Club has become the Island's most played course in just two seasons. Graham Cooke's world class design features dramatic elevation changes and spectacular views of the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes. The Lakes Golf Club offers multiple expe...
One of Cape Breton Island’s premier golf courses, Bell Bay overlooks the Bras d’Or Lakes in beautiful Baddeck. This Thomas McBroom masterpiece has incredible views from virtually every hole. The course was sculpted into the natural features of th...
Le Portage is just a wedge away from the Cabot Trail, the iconic tourist route which winds through its home community of Ch'eticamp. One of Cape Breton's most demanding tests of golf is set upon a plateau with majestic views of the mighty Atlantic, ...
Kayak from Inverness Harbour along the warm calm waters of the Northumberland Strait. See the rugged cliffs, waterfalls and rocky coastlines. Watch the many Bald Eagles that frequent the area. Take a break for a snack on a secluded beach or look for ...
On Hwy 105, 1.5 km (1 mi) east of Exit 5. A picnic park under a mixed-wood stand on the Bras d’Or shore. Series of hiking trails lead to five Salt Mountain lookoffs offering excellent views of Bras d'Or Lake; 5 km (3 mi) total....
Located just off the northern portion of the Cabot Trail, White Point was once a busy little place. By 1922 it was home to a lobster factory, church, school and a sawmill, not to mention many homes. Now all that remains to mark what was once a boomin...
Cradled in a really superb landscape, you'll find Whale Cove just a few kilometres south of the village of Margaree Harbour, on the Shore Rd. (route 219). It's in plain sight of the road and there's parking above on the grass. You'll usually find an ...
West Mabou Beach Provincial Park encompasses 215 hectares (530 acres) and contains a number of diverse ecosystems including sandy and rocky beaches, sand dunes, alkaline ponds, estuaries, tidal flats, a small bird island, woodlands, and coves.  This...
For a relaxing walk or an early morning jog, this trail is hard to beat. Starting at either the Warren Lake picnic area or the connector trail across from Broad Cove Campground, the trail hugs the shoreline of the lake and is alive with wildlife. A...
Cape Breton's natural beauty has so much to offer to the nature enthusiast. From the adventurous thrill of scuba diving on ancient ship wrecks to the tranquil feeling of bird watching, Vollmers Island Paradise on Janvrin Island can provide it all.  ...
Cycling is for YOU! -- Tours, Rides, Events, Education, Advocacy Riding with Velo Cape Breton is riding with the safety net of a friendly caring group of like minded bicyclists; enjoying great fellowship, meeting new and interesting people who often...
The name "Uisge Ban" is Gaelic for "white water" and is pronounced by those of us without a Gaelic tongue as OOSH-KA-ban, or ISH-KA-ban. The Uisge Ban trail is maintained by the provincial park authorities and therefore the walking is fairly easy and...
Two Rivers Wildlife Park: Eat, Sleep, and Play with Cape Breton Wildlife! Two Rivers Wildlife Park offers a unique experience to everyone from the avid nature lover to the casual observer. Within its five hundred plus acre grounds live over 50 speci...
Situated on a hill overlooking the bay in Pt. Edward, Cape Breton, Twin Lighthouse Farms invites everyone to come enjoy the experience of meeting our wide variety of animals From the usual to the not so usual....including ducks, chickens, rabbits, g...
Trout Brook Provincial Park is located on the eastern shores of Lake Ainslie near Trout Brook.  There are picnic tables under a mixed-wood forest. Beyond the forested area is a beautiful white sandy beach (unsupervised) on the shores of the largest ...
The J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport acts as an international ambassador for Cape Breton, a role the  J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport Authority takes very seriously. In many cases, an airport is the first contact a traveler will have with a new city, and ...
A Canadian Tourism Commission Signature Experience, a sunset hike on Nova Scotia's most famous trail is one of the experiences that pulls on the heartstrings and makes you long for Cape Breton long after you leave the island. Meet your park guide an...
Go-carts, mini-golf, restaurant....
The St. Peter's Marina, located in the small village of St. Peters at the southern entrance to the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes is a great place to stay after a long sail across the ocean or a great last stop before leaving the Bras d'Or. Some of the fi...
Directions to Trailhead: Trailhead is located at the St. Peter's Canal but there are trail access points throughout the town of St. Peter's. Trail runs 3 kilometers from St. Peter's Canal to River Tillard along St. Peter's Bay. There is a sm...
A small picturesque picnic park on the shore of North Gut; tables under softwood trees. 500-m trail with lookoff....
2 km (1.5 mi) south of the junction of Rtes 19 and 395. A roadside picnic area next to a small brook, with tables around the edge of an open field....
A dramatic headland cliff overlooks the rugged coast from the end of this level trail. You can enjoy an eagle's view of the Cabot Trail as it winds its way down the mountain - vehicles look like toys. Watch for whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence from...
Ski Tuonela is the Maritimes only serviced Telemark ski area. The Ski Village is a 4 km. ski-in from the Cabot Trail. Ski Tuonela offers awesome backcountry / outback skiing with a gladed Telemark hill with a 1400′ run over a 400′ vertical, 18 km...
Ski Ben Eoin offers a range of experiences for the entire family. Whether you are new to the sport of skiing or snowboarding or a seasoned amateur, Ski Ben Eoin offers an experience for young and old alike.Located on Route 4, Ski Ben Eoin is close to...
Seaview Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole course in North Sydney on Cape Breton Island with a course rating of 71.6 and a 131 slope. The par-71 course (6,446 yards) boasts rolling hills and spectacular views of the North West Arm and Sydney. Designed...
Take a guided half day or day hike in the Cape Breton Highlands ...
(Also known as Whycocomagh Provincial Park) Whycocomagh, meaning “Head of the Waters” in Mi’kmaq, houses one of the nicest mountaintop views on the Island. Salt Mountain is a short hike but should not be mistaken for a simple stroll in the woo...
Ideal for a fitness walk or a stroll, this level trail follows the bottom of the Chéticamp River canyon with cliffs almost 400 metres (1300 ft) high towering above. The First Pool is about 3.6 km (2.2 mi) up the Chéticamp River. The trail narrows a...
Kayaking with a romantic twist… Join us as we paddle with you to a secluded beach. As you relax next to a sweet waterfall, we'll prepare you a four course dinner with all the trimmings. We'll then set up your tent accommodations for the night and ...
Community-managed. Boat launch providing access to the Bras d’Or Lakes. Picnic tables, interpretive centre....
Nestled in the foothills of the Cape Breton Highlands is a small horse ranch with a big heart, the Rocking Horse Ranch and Rehabilitation Centre.   We're a place where a horse can come and learn to love again, to heal scars inflicted by mankind.  ...
If you'd like to fly-fish for the mighty Atlantic Salmon, you've come to the right place!  Robert Chiasson, one of your hosts at the Parkview Motel in Cheticamp, grew up fly fishing on the banks of the Cheticamp River. He is always available for a f...
Cape Breton Island is known for its world-class hospitality! Join us for Race the Cape and experience the very best of our Island. Celtic music, East Coast cuisine and cultural performances will delight sailors and fans at the end of each race day....
Come Sail With Us from St. Peter's. Daysailing excursions, with Captain, for your private party of up to six people. An ideal setting for family, friends or business associates to bond. Set sail aboard Misty Cat for an unforgettable adventure on the ...
Pringle Mountain is named after James Pringle who settled the Points West Bay area in 1851, as is Pringle Harbour, Pringle Brook, Pringle Island, and Pringle Lake. In the early 1900′s this area prospered in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and l...
This a lovely sand beach is protected from the SW winds with access to Morien Bay and into the sheltered waters of a large lagoon in behind. It is actually more of a sand bar across the bay with a break in the middle. This sort of formation is repeat...
A picnic park with a cobble beach. Picnic tables, boardwalk. Adjacent to white-sand beach....
We offer 3 hour boat tours around Henry and Port Hood Islands and a Zodiac boat tour to the lighthouse on Henry Island. There is also a coastline tour of approximately 25 km, as well as a walking tour.  While on this tour, you could discover whales,...
esPort Hood is known as being home to the warmest waters in Eastern Canada (up to 24C), but did you know that Port Hood has 5 sandy beaches all with their own unique attributes? Lawerence's Beach Located in Harbour View, Lawerence's is a busy beach...
Welcome to the Port Hawkesbury Airport. We have a 5000' x 150' asphalt runway conveniently located at the entrance to Cape Breton Island....
Pondville Beach Provincial Park is located just 2 km (1.5 mi) off Rte 320 through Pondville on Isle Madame is a beautiful sandy beach with tropical looking warm water. There is a picnic park with 1-km (0.5-mi) sandy beach, backed by gentle dune...
After a beautiful drive skirting the ocean from St. Peter's to L'Ardoise and beyond you will see a sign that says, "Point Michaud, home to a world class beach". You know the beach is close! Round a turn and see the beach with waves smashing against t...
Off Rte 239. View of the south arm of Sydney Harbour. The site of ruins of several 18th-century estates. Picnic tables, interpretive signs. Extensive network of trails (7 km/4.5 mi)....
9 Hole Golf Club & Driving RangeGreen Fees & Memberships Available...
Join Paddledog Kayak Tours for a leisurely, beginner-friendly, guided kayak tour around Kidston Island in Baddeck viewing its eagle population and wildlife.  The tour (about 1 ½ hours) includes dry land instruction, light snack and the knowledgeabl...
The Old Miller Trout Farm is nestled in a secluded valley 2 km from the famous Cabot Trail and the Hamlet of Margaree Forks. Island.  We offer a stocked pond of rainbow and speckled trout, some up to 5 lbs in size! Catch and keep only, no release. A...
3.5 km (2 mi) off the Cabot Trail. A small picnic park located above the river, well-known for fishing. Provides access to hiking trail in North River Protected Area....
Join us in our 20th year of operation of Kayaking Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia’s greatest paddling destination. We offer a variety of sea kayaking tours and packages to suit everyone’s needs from beginner to advanced. We take very seriously ou...
On the way along the trail to North River falls you will notice at least one foundation and a number of stone walls. These walls were created of the stones cleared from the land, which a number of Scots families called home in the mid-1800′s. In fa...
The North Highlands Nordic Ski Club was founded in 1977 by a small group of enthusiastic cross country skiers who shared a love of winter and of the splendid scenery in the Northeast Highlands Area of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. From humble beg...
For those seeking a quieter, more secluded beach experience, this long expanse of sand beach is very inviting. Please do not walk on the dune grasses behind the beach; dune vegetation is extremely delicate and is the only thing that holds the sand in...
3 km (2 mi) east on Rte 22 from Albert Bridge. A peninsula with natural coves and swimming areas. Picnic sites range from open shoreline to secluded. Toilets, change house....
A municipal beach park. 22 km (14 mi) south of Sydney on the Marconi Trail, at the mouth of the Mira River....
Located in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, this trail is well kept and fairly easy hiking. The trailhead is located just beyond the Keltic Lodge. The hike follows a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. Interpretative signs explain th...
Meat Cove is one of the many small communities which litter Cape Breton. Famed as Cape Breton’s most Northern community, Meat Cove consists of about 12 families. This community bands together as one to make sure the youth do not get left behind and...
The Margaree is one of the most beautiful North American rivers and it was appointed as a Heritage River. Since the last century fly fishers have come from all over the world to this area to catch their salmon. It splits into two parts at our propert...
The oldest fish hatchery in Nova Scotia; produces over 250,000 Atlantic salmon and brook trout to support recreational fishing. Interpretive centre; outdoor ponds....
Imagine a nice, easy, fairly level stroll along a babbling brook and through a mature hardwood forest with a scenic waterfall at the end. Add to that the songs of forest birds and you have this relaxing trail. This short 1.7 km (1.1 mi) loop trail f...
MacFarlane Woods Nature Reserve protects an excellent example of a rich, old-growth Sugar Maple-Yellow Birch-Beech forest. It also hosts rare plants. It is located in the Mabou Ridge above the Mull River Valley.  Hills and Valleys natural landscape....
Off Rte 223. A small picnic park overlooking Bras d’Or Lake, with tables scattered through a softwood forest. Beach access, view of picturesque Plaster Cove....
This trail connects to the Cape St. Lawrence Lighthouse. After you walk the shoreline you go back into the woods and you come out back home at the Meat Cove Campground....
You will never find a more historical hike then the Lighthouse Trail. The present day lighthouse is actually the fourth to be built on this point, the original being the first built in Canada, in 1734. Lighthouse Point was the sight of the English at...
A quiet inland picnic park....
Dominated by 350-year-old sugar maple trees, the Grande Anse Valley is one of the largest old-growth hardwood forests in the Maritimes. Located in one of the most protected areas of the park, access to this short trail is restricted. A replica of a ...
Situated on the world famous Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, Horseback Riding at Little Pond Stables is just 4 km from the french acadian village of Cheticamp and minutes away from the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Your Horseback Riding hosts, Hel...
Little Harbour Stables is a small horse farm that offers a variety of horse-related services and activities, including private and group horseback riding lessons, trail rides, pony rides, sales, leasing and boarding. We are proud to offer our custome...
Lionel's Golf Centre is a 9 hole course located in Gardiner Mines, NS....
Lingan Golf and Country Club is located just outside Sydney.  This 18-hole, par 72, 6628 yd course is rated 71.7; slope 125.  Green fee players welcome.  Onsite you’ll find a full licensed clubhouse, restaurant, and driving range and putting gre...
Around here our families have always made their living from the sea and we’re continuing that legacy by sharing the beauty of our coast with folks from all over the globe. Join us for some fun on the water and let us help make your Cabot Trail v...
5 km (3 mi) east of the junction of Rtes 320 and 206. Tables scattered through a forest and open areas; saltwater beach; 2 km trails. An operating lighthouse to explore....
Follow the route of the old Cabot Trail from Trout Brook as it gently climbs to a ridge midway up Jerome Mountain, offering views of the Atlantic along the entire length of this trail. Traces of Acadian history abound, with the remains of an old scho...
Retrace the steps of the Acadian pioneers who travelled this cart path from Le Buttereau, a small settlement of seven families, to Chéticamp. The open fields and bits of foundations are visible reminders of those hardy settlers. This trail offers gl...
On the Cabot Trail, 24 km (15 mi) north of Hwy 105. An inland park on the shore of Lake O’Law, with boating and swimming opportunities. Picnic areas in fields and mixed-wood stands. Boat launch....
Located only 5 minutes from downtown Sydney on the way to the Fortress of Louisbourg, Juniper Hollow offers nine well maintained holes, excellent greens, and affordable rates. At 1518 yards, this executive nine hole course offers two par fours at 290...
Birders and other nature lovers simply enjoy the varied wildlife on this short relaxing trail, following the shoreline of a small man-made lake before connecting with the Coastal Trail. The trail name comes from a heighbouring cove, where fishermen u...
Learn about the jack pine forest as you enjoy this hike. Along this loop trail you will discover trees that grow in the cracks of rocks and need a forest fire to open the cones, allowing them to grow! This jack pine forest, though common in Canada, i...
Island View (known to the local community as MacIntosh Falls) is located just outside of the village of Eskasoni, one of the several Mi’kmaw reserves located on Cape Breton. The Eskasoni reserve is a wealth of information and culture. There are man...
Irish Cove is a small roadside picnic park on a hill overlooking Bras d’Or Lake on Cape Breton Island (Route 4, 32 km / 20 mi northeast of St Peter’s). Some tables are sheltered. Other park activities include bird watching and observing the area...
Live harness racing at the Inverness Racetrack. Wednesdays(July-Aug.) Sundays(May 29-Oct.)...
Located about 350 meters down the beach is the breakwater, which is still heavily used by locals. People often try and walk out onto the breakwater but are easily persuaded against it by the lifeguards. The most prominent dangers of Inverness beach i...
There are a number of things that make Ingonish Beach special. The views are second to none, the water is refreshing, and the amenities nearby make for an enjoyable visit. Ingonish Beach is part of the CB Highlands National Park. As you're standing o...
A Fall Hiking Festival in the spectacular Cape Breton Highlands. This ten day hiking festival features more than 20 guided hikes, workshops, evening activities and more! Set in the Cape Breton Highlands along the world renowned Cabot Trail, our hike...
As the darkness creeps in, listen for the haunting call of the loon, or will it be one of Ingonish’s ghosts? As the moonbeams glisten on the lake you will become spellbound by the tales of this place. Meet at the parking lot of the Ingonish Beach d...
5 km (3 mi) south of Hwy 105, before crossing St Andrew’s Channel. A popular site with a sandy beach and warm salt water. Tables in open field and under a softwood stand....
Your host at the Green Highlander Lodge, Bill Stephens, is a fully licensed fishing guide specializing in fly fishing for trout and Atlantic salmon. Guided fishing trips on the beautiful Baddeck River, Middle River, North River or the world famous Ma...
This is a short "leg stretcher" trail and is very interesting. A short boardwalk leads you out onto a rocky headland jutting out into the sea. From here you can watch the ocean crash against the rocks or catch a glimpse of whales offshore as fisherme...
Take a hike into the sub-arctic taiga (boreal forest) of the Cape Breton Plateau on the Glasgow Lakes Look-off Trail. To access Glasgow Lakes Look-off Trail take the Paquette Lake road from the top of the Cabot Trail and park at the lake. From there...
Love the thrill of the catch? Let us take you on a fly fishing adventure for Atlantic salmon on the famous Margaree River! Anglers return to the river each year from world-wide destinations for the challenge  of catching one of these hard fighting f...
One hour Yoga sessions on premise. Have you ever participated in a hike, a yoga class, or taken a run, starting out feeling low-energy and a bit dispirited, only find yourself full of energy and clear-minded after the activity…..? …..And wonder...
Future Links Mini Putt is located in Sydney River  on the beautiful grounds of Breton Ability Centre. The residents and staff of Breton Ability Centre  operate this seasonal social enterprise with the  purpose of providing residents an avenue...
Join Paddledog Kayak Tours out of Baddeck, Nova Scotia for our Full Moon Guided Paddle.Kayaking during a full moon is a must do for any self-respecting paddler. This 2 hour excursion is a great way to enjoy the coastal environments, observe Biolumine...
Starting next to the ocean, this short, level trail hugs the lake's shoreline and returns along a section of the old Cabot Trail. A viewing deck makes a great place to wait and watch for a beaver, muskrat and red-winged blackbirds as you hike the Fre...
Enjoy an eagle's view of Freshwater Lake! Located near the Keltic Lodge in Ingonish, this trail is short but very steep! A picturesque vista unfolds before you: Ingonish Beach, Freshwater Lake, Middle Head, Cape Smokey and panoramic views of the Atla...
Franey is one of the hiking trails that show you what Cape Breton is all about - rolling mountains, fall colours, and cool ocean scenes. You climb up and up and your reward is at the top! Large flat rocks give you a nice place to sit and enjoy the vi...
The #1 source on Cape Breton Island for road, mountain, urban and BMX bicycles, pro scooters and all makes of fitness equipment for home or commercial use....
You are 355 metres (1165 ft) above sea level. Hike from the top of the mountain about 6 km (3.7 mi) down to a small ocean cove and grassy clearing - the only designated wilderness campsite in the Park. The trail is steep in some places and you will f...
Near Lake Ainslie, the largest fresh water lake in all of Cape Breton, lies Egypt Falls. It may also be listed as Piper’s Glen in some hiking books. The falls were originally called Appin Falls, named after the Steward family of Appin, Scotland, wh...
Easy Canoe & Kayak RentalsKayak Rentals in Cape Breton Perfect for families, birders, beginners, sun seekers and adventures! New to kayaking? We’ll give quick and easy hands on instruction. Come and see the Cape Breton Highlands by kayak! Kayak o...
Join us on an adventure around the top of Cape Breton Island  We offer quality sea kayaking equipment, local guides, fresh seafood, fantastic stories and a passion for the natural environment. Precambrian rocks, fossil beds and shipwrecks line the...
A stunning Nova Scotia golf course, Dundee Golf Club, is nestled in the richly forested hills on the shores of the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Dundee Resort & Golf Club is a delight to golfers and their families. Thi...
4 km (2.5 mi) west of Dundee Golf Course. Boat launch. Sandy beach....
Dundee Drive Golf Practice Range is a locally owned and operated sole proprietorship business, located in the picturesque community of Dundee, along the shores of Bras d' Or Lake Scenic Drive. Located 3 km west of the Dundee Resort and Golf Club, and...
This provincial park has a 2.5 km long fine sand beach with a huge bay, Lingan Bay, behind it. The ramp, on the back side of the beach, provides access to this bay for a sheltered paddle. The outlet of the bay is at the far north end of the beach. Th...
Hwy 28. A 1.5-km (1-mi) sandy beach, with boardwalks providing access to the beach and protecting the dunes. Lifeguards on duty....
Dobson Yacht Club sits on the western shore of the South Arm, directly opposite the Sydney downtown area. Its location on the chart (4266) is shown as Dobsons Point, formerly known as Shingle Point. The Club is justly proud of its facilities, which a...
Devil’s hill is one of the few trails where the falls are near the beginning of the hike.  The trail, part of the old Devil’s Hill Road, which connected Louisbourg to the Mira River got it’s name from a tale of a man who was coming home from a...
Come sit in the fighting chair and battle a Giant Bluefin Tuna with Dawn Treader Tuna Charters while enjoying the beautiful coastline of the world famous Cape Breton Island! We offer full day charters on our new, custom built 45 ft fiberglass hull bo...
Dalem Lake Provincial Park is on Cape Breton Island (3 km / 2 mi east of Boularderie East, 4 km/2.5 mi north off Highway 105 at St James Road).  Dalem Lake is a popular park on a small lake with hardwood-shaded tables and a white sand beach.  There...
Before you embark on your cruise, visit our website for the most up to date information on the Bras d'Or Lakes and Cape Breton.   ...
Follow a meandering brook through a hardwood forest to a small waterfall that marks the end of the trail. You are actually in a box river canyon - there is only one way out! Keep a watch out for wildlife - a variety of birds, snowshoe hare or maybe e...
Wind your way along the headlands and coves of the Atlantic coast. This trail hugs the ocean shoreline, where you can feel the ocean spray and listen to sea birds as the waves crash against the rocky shoreline. Experience coastal meadows, granite hea...
Hikers will marvel at the spectacular stands of hardwood trees, boulders bigger than cars, old abandoned beaver ponds, meadows, apple trees and even the remains of an old gold mine! This trail follows the river for most of the way, but you can catch ...
This is the choice of local folks not only because of its sheer size, but also its privacy from the road. This gorgeous, clean beach is cradled in a cove, and offers safe swimming with long shallow water areas and great views. It also offers a clean,...
The Celtic Shores Coastal Trail is a 92-km (57 mi) multi-use trail stretching from Port Hastings to the town of Inverness on the west coast of spectacular Cape Breton Island. This coastal trail is part of the Trans Canada Trail, which runs across the...
Cape Smokey Provincial Park is on top of Smokey Mountain along the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island where you will find picnic tables and fantastic, panoramic views. Cape Smokey is a popular rest stop for visitors to the Cabot Trail and the Cape Bre...
The Cape Mabou Highlands should be on everybody’s list of go to places if you are spending some time on Cape Breton Island. Far from the usual tourist route, these trails offer dramatic vistas over the gulf of St Lawrence, elevation gains to get yo...
On one side is a wilderness-gnarled windblown forest, streams and bogs and scraps or meadow. On the other side are endless ocean vistas - a view of the sea which stretches all the way from here to Europe. The sea is the highway which brought the ...
Cabots Landing Provincial Park is a picnic and beach park (North Harbour Beach) on the shore of Asby Bay, 10 km (6 mi) north of the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island. Picnic tables are situated in the park's open fields. Enjoy hiking and beachcombing...
As residents of this strikingly beautiful area, we’ve been enjoying northern Cape Breton’s incredible outdoors year-round for over twenty-five years. We use our experience to introduce our clients to the often-missed environmental opportunities a...
Burnt Island Provincial Park is a small day use area located on the causeway to Ilse Madame (Route 320) on Cape Breton Island. A boat launch provides access to Lennox Passage. Park activities include canoeing, kayaking, bird watching, as well as expl...
This switchback trail leads through a dense forest of softwood to the top of Broad Cove Mountain for exceptional views of the rocky Atlantic coast, with Middle Head and Cape Smokey in the distance. You climb 168 m (551 ft) over a distance of 1.6 km (...
The trail explores Acadian, Boreal and Taiga land regions and leads to a look-off offering an impressive view of the Atlantic coast and the park interior plateau, with Cape Smokey and Cape North appearing as miniature mountains in the distance. To re...
In keeping with Parks Canada's mandate to protect the natural environment, a boardwalk keeps your feet dry as you walk while preventing you from trampling the fragile life in this highland plateau bog. A self-guiding trail, signs explain life here - ...
Take in the ocean views at one of our most popular beaches, bordered by a gentle waterfall on one end and intersected by a freshwater brook.  Over the course of the year, the sandspit at the mouth of the brook shifts continuously, dependent on the t...
On the plateau at the top of the mountain, this trail crosses wet barrens and evergreen forests typical of the highlands, ending at a small lake. Boardwalks in some sections keep you dry and protect the habitat from trampling. Moose are frequently se...
Ben Eoin Provincial Park is a small secluded park on an old farm against hardwood-covered hills in the Bras d’Or Lake region on Cape Breton Island (5549 Highway 4). Picnic tables can be found at the edge of the fields. A walk uphill leads to a look...
Battery Provincial Park is located on the southeast coast of Cape Breton Island (east of St. Peters on Route 4) with the entrance to the park on the east side bridge over the canal. This park is situated on a hillside overlooking St. Peter’s Bay an...
The Barrachois Provincial Park is located in Barrachois on Cape Breton Island (located 12 km (8 mi) south of Highway 125). Formerly a farm, this picnic park is situated on a knoll under a canopy of trees providing a secluded and shaded picnicking exp...
Baddeck Forks Golf Club is located along the beautiful Baddeck River. The club, now under new management, overlooks the spectacular Cape Breton Highlands. Come for a game amidst our glorious scenery!  This 9-hole, par 36, 3000 yard course is 10 minu...
This trail meanders along the Aspy fault, through an Acadian and mixed forest. As nature reclaims land once used for farming and logging, a regenerated forest begins to blend in with the old growth. The magnificent red oak and the hoots of the barred...
This 2445 yard, 9 hole course has 3 par threes, 5 par fours, and one par 5. The course is fairly open and forgiving, which will please the novice golfer. The rolling hills, country scenery and well groomed greens will provide a beautiful backdrop for...
Airmac Flight Center offers sight seeing flights, air charters, aerial photography, and flight training on Cape Breton Island. The Airport is becoming increasingly popular as a fly-in tourist destination due to its location close to places on intere...
Climb 365 metres above the Chéticamp River for panoramic views of the Acadian coastline, the Chéticamp River valley and the park's highland interior. Benches along the way let you rest periodically and enjoy the scenery. Watch how the forest change...
Located in Howie Centre on Cape Breton Island, A.T.G. All Terrain Vehicle Enterprise provides ATV tours on 90 acres of on our own trails. We also offer tours of various lengths and locations including our Highlands tour.  We have something for every...
For the adventurous spirits this tour offers two days of land and sea adventure. Day #1 we guide you to the largest and most spectacular waterfalls in Nova Scotia coming in at 103′. The hike is moderate for the most part with a few little challen...
Freewheeling Adventures uses premium equipment and outstanding local characters to deliver rental bicycles and kayaks, or to guide you on a cycling, seakayak, or multisport holiday. Their distinctive style allows you to explore and enjoy the countrys...
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