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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.

Two hikers stop to watch the sunset over the ocean

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5 Amazing Hiking Events You Can’t Miss in 2019

by: Kristine Mills: Director of Marketing

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

One of the absolute best ways to see Cape Breton Island’s awe inspiring scenery, and meet other people passionate about getting outside, is by hiking its trails...

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A trail through a dense forest

Ben Eoin + The Mermaid Kitchen

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Culinary , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

A nice steady climb along a well-worn path, Ben Eoin Trail leads you through large old Birch and Beech trees. At the top of the small mountain, the look-off offers views of East Bay of the Bras d’Or Lakes like no other. The 1.7 KM hike starts at the

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A snowy landscape with a collection of a-frame cabins

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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A man and his snowshoes stand next to a rock overlooking a snowy landscape

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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