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Hiking & Walking Experiences

Cape Breton Island is a hikers' paradise with 60+ trails that will take you to amazing Highland landscapes, pristine waterfalls, or along our beautiful coastline. On your journey, you might catch a glimpse of moose, eagles or whales just offshore.

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Featured Hiking Experiences

Coastal Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

This scenic trail hugs the ocean, briefly joining the Jack Pine Trail then continuing along granite headlands, coastal meadows and cobblestone beaches.  The trail connects with Jigging Cove Trail.Tra...

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Cape Mabou Highlands

Region: Ceilidh Trail Community: Mabou

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 ...

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Branch Pond Look-off Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

The trail explores Acadian, boreal and taiga land regions and leads to a viewpoint offering an impressive view of the Atlantic coast and the park interior plateau, with Cape Smokey and Cape North appe...

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