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7th Annual Victoria County Trails Day Celebrations 2018 (Day 2)

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Ingonish

Date: June 2nd - January 1st

Day 210:00 am:     Franey Trail Loop (7.4 kms / 2-3 hours)3:00 pm:    Mica Hill Trail (7.9 kms / 3-3.5 hours)Join Cape Breton Highlands National Park for a day of fitness in the park. Get outsid...

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7th Annual Victoria County Trails Day Celebrations 2018 (Day 3)

Region: Cabot Trail Community: North River Bridge

Date: June 3rd - January 1st

Day 310:00 am:     North River Falls Trail (18 kms / 6 to 8 hours)North River Falls Stats:-31,500 Steps; 17.41 Miles; 5611 Calories Burned; 140 floors; 96 Heart Rate"International Trails Day is an ...

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Coxheath Hill – The Fall Crawl

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Blacketts Lake

Date: September 22nd - January 1st

Meet in the main trail parking lot. We will follow the main trail to Pitman's Cabin looping back down the hill via the Western Loop. This hike covers a steep crawl uphill for the first 0.5km; the trai...

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Kidston Island Trail

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Baddeck

Date: October 6th - January 1st

Meet at Baddeck Marine, located on the waterfront across from Waters Edge. Baddeck Marine will shuttle participants to the Island. Please bring food and refreshments. This is a beautiful trail around ...

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Humes River Falls (Guided Hike)

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: Wagmatcook

Date: October 7th - January 1st

Take Hwy 105 to the Wagmatcook First Nation. Across from the Wagmatcook Fire Department, turn onto Humes Rear Rd and go about 1.5 km up the hill. Park near the ball fields and school. Humes River Fall...

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Celtic Cemetery Hike

Region: Ceilidh Trail Community: Judique

Date: October 8th - January 1st

Meet by the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail sign in the parking lot of the Judique Community Centre (5473 Route 19 in Judique). The hike is approximately 1.5 hours and approximately two kilometres. The tr...

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Celtic Colours Salmon Pools Hike

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Chéticamp

Date: October 8th - January 1st

Meet at Robert Brook campground (within Chéticamp campground) Lat: 46.643298 Long: -60.946835. This hike is offered in association with the Celtic Colours International Festival.Register by phone: 90...

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Celtic Colours Corney Brook Hike

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Corney Brook

Date: October 9th - January 1st

Meet across from the Corney Brook Campground Lat: 46.725580 Long: -60.924757. This hike is in association with the Celtic Colours International Festival.Register by phone: 902-224-2306...

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Celtic Colours Aspy trail Hike

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Aspy Bay

Date: October 10th - January 1st

Meet at the parking lot for Beulach Ban Falls Lat: 46.814041 Long: -60.626273. This hike is presented in Association with the Celtic Colours International Festival.Register by phone: 902-224-2306...

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Celtic Colours Middle Head Hike

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Ingonish

Date: October 11th - January 1st

Meet just beyond the Keltic Lodge (civic address: 383 Keltic In Road, Ingonish) Lat: 46.655391 Long: -60.372142. This hike is presented in Association with the Celtic Colours International Festival.Re...

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Celtic Colours Mica Hill Hike

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Date: October 12th - January 1st

Take the Paquette Lake Road and park at the lake Lat: 46.834629 Long: -60.434124. This hike is offered in association with the Celtic Colours International Festival.Register by phone: 902-224-2306...

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Spinnigan Trail Hike

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Breton Cove

Date: October 20th - January 1st

On the Cabot Trail either by the Englishtown Ferry or St. Ann's (route by the Lobster Galley), drive to Breton Cove. Meet at the Alexander Smith Community Centre (just past #43610 Cabot Trail). Please...

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Tenerife Trail Hike

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Dingwall

Date: October 27th - January 1st

The trail starts directly across a fairly large parking area 4.2 km from the intersection of The Cabot Trail at Cape North and Bay St. Lawrence Rd. The first section of trail leads you into the valley...

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Baille Ard Trail -Haunted Halloween Hike

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Sydney

Date: October 27th - January 1st

Meet in the trail parking lot. This family-friendly night hike celebrates the Halloween season. Screams and flashlights are highly recommended. Costumes are welcome but ensure they don't create a trip...

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Franey Trail (Guided Hike)

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Ingonish

Date: November 3rd - January 1st

Drive north from the Ingonish Beach campground for 1.5 kms, go past the church on the right and golf course and over the Clyburn bridge. Take the next left at Franey Trail sign. Continue on this road ...

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