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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

Skyline Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

A dramatic headland cliff overlooks the rugged coast from the end of this level trail. You can enjoy an eagle's view of the Cabot Trail as it winds its way down the mountain and vehicles look like toy...

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Bootprints Hiking Tours

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Bootprints offers multi-day guided and self-guided hiking adventures throughout Nova Scotia. We feature the Bay of Fundy, Cape Breton and the South Shore. Whether you choose to hike in the world famou...

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Pringle Mountain

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: St. Peter's

Pringle Mountain is named after James Pringle who settled the Points West Bay area in 1851, as is Pringle Harbour, Pringle Brook, Pringle Island, and Pringle Lake. In the early 1900?s this area prospe...

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