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2 Amazing Hiking Experiences: Perfect Picnic on Franey Mountain and Skyline Trail at Sunset

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Hiking, Outdoor Adventure, Spring

There are two great ways to make your next trip to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park one you’ll never forget.

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5 Best Waterfalls of Cape Breton Island

by: Wallace Bernard: Local Hiking Ambassador

Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere , Cabot Trail , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

Cape Breton Island has so many awesome places to explore and all of these places are right in our backyards.

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Top 5 Hikes to Amazing Views

by: Tammy Aucoin & Chris van den Berg: Local Hiking Ambassadors

Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere , Cabot Trail , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

There are so many hiking trails with phenomenal views in Cape Breton that it’s difficult to narrow it down to 5.

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Uisge Ban Falls + Herring Choker Deli

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere , Cabot Trail , Culinary , Fall , Hiking

Gaelic for “white water”, Uisge Ban (ish-ka-ban) Falls is by far the most popular hike in the Baddeck area. This 4 km, 1.5 hour hike complete with picnic facilities attracts local and visitors all season long. Those visiting via the many cruise ships

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5 Ways to Warm Up This Winter


To live fully on this island is to learn to love it through every season. Even on our coldest days Cape Breton offers up some wonderfully wintery ways to stay warm and experience the best our island has to offer. Grab your toque and mitts! We’re hitt

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5 Easy Cape Breton Snowshoe Hikes

by: Steven Rolls: Local Hiking Ambassador


Come late November, when parts of Canada begin to be blanketed with snow, Cape Breton wonders if Mother Nature has forgotten her. Not a chance. Winter on Cape Breton Island is inevitable.

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Six Unique Places to Stay This Winter


Many marvel at the breathtaking views Cape Breton has in the summertime, but have you ever truly appreciated unwinding in our gorgeous winter? These snowy escapes could become your new favourite way to recharge this season.

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