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Skyline Sunset Hike


19713 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay

902-224-2306


Note: Due to COVID-19, the visitor experience at Parks Canada places will be different than it has been in the past. The health and safety of visitors, employees and all Canadians is of the utmost importance and Parks Canada will follow the advice and guidance of public health experts in resuming visitor access and services. We encourage all visitors to practice physical distancing while visiting Parks Canada places.

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Immerse yourself in the splendour of the sunset as the ocean glistens below. A walk through the boreal forest reveals this panoramic view, often graced by bald eagles, whales and moose. Here, the mountains truly meet the sea.

This guided hike takes place on the famous Skyline Trail and begins 2 hours before sunset. 7.5 km (4.7 m) return. The main trail is suitable for most fitness levels. The Skyline Trail is a 10 minute drive from Cheticamp Campground.

Call the Parks Canada Visitor Information Centres at (902) 224-4227 (Chéticamp) or (902) 285-2535 (Ingonish) to book your tour. Tours are offered daily.

A Canadian Signature Experience

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