Banner Image

Things To Do

Whether you embark on a wild adventure, delve into a cultural discovery, or take the road less traveled, larger than life experiences are just a step ahead. Follow your heart and bring home a memory that will last a lifetime.

Locals Know Hiking Blog

Get the inside scoop and what’s not to be missed on your
Cape Breton Island adventure from those that know best - The Locals!

Listings

FEATURED
Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

One of Canada's most enchanting places, where the mountains meet the sea. As you hug the world-famous Cabot Trail coastline, you'll wind through Cape Breton Highlands National Park, where lush, forest...

Visit Website More Info »
FEATURED
Live Life In Tents

Live Life In Tents

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Margaree

Offering easy pick-up-and-go camping rentals: daily and weekly rentals of 2-person 3-season tents, sleeping bags, hiking bags and much more!...

Visit Website More Info »

White Point Hiking Trail

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Dingwall

Located just off the northern portion of the Cabot Trail, White Point was once a busy little place. By 1922 it was home to a lobster factory, church, school and a sawmill, not to mention many homes. N...

Visit Website More Info »

2 Day Kayak & Hike Package

Region: Cabot Trail Community: St. Ann's

For the adventurous spirits this tour offers two days of land and sea adventure. Day #1 we guide you to the largest and most spectacular waterfalls in Nova Scotia coming in at 103?. The hike is mode...

Visit Website More Info »

Acadian Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Based on 59 reviews

Climb 365 metres above the Chéticamp River for panoramic views of the Acadian coastline, the Chéti...

Visit Website More Info »

Aspy Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

This trail meanders along the Aspy fault, through an Acadian and mixed forest. As nature reclaims land once used for farming and logging, a regenerated forest begins to blend in with the old growth. T...

Visit Website More Info »

Bannockburn Tours

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Baddeck

Bannockburn Tours offers discovery tours of Cape Breton Island. Our Cabot Trail Tour will introduce you to a new discovery around almost every turn – some of the most spectacular scenery you have ev...

Visit Website More Info »

Benjie’s Lake Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

On the plateau at the top of French Mountain, this trail crosses wet barrens and evergreen forests typical of the highlands, ending at a small lake. Boardwalks in some sections keep you dry and protec...

Visit Website More Info »

Bog Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

In keeping with Parks Canada's mandate to protect the natural environment, a boardwalk keeps your feet dry as you walk while preventing you from trampling the fragile life in this highland plateau bog...

Visit Website More Info »

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...

Visit Website More Info »

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...

Visit Website More Info »

Broad Cove Mountain Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

This switchback trail leads through a dense forest of softwood to the top of Broad Cove Mountain for exceptional views of the rocky Atlantic coast, with Middle Head and Cape Smokey in the distance. Yo...

Visit Website More Info »

Cabots Landing Provincial Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Sugarloaf

Cabots Landing Provincial Park is a picnic and beach park (North Harbour Beach) on the shore of Aspy Bay, 10 km (6 mi) north of the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island. Picnic tables are situated in...

Visit Website More Info »

Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Perfect Picnic

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Everything tastes better when you eat outside! Have a hassle free perfect picnic with meals prepared by local restaurants. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Place your order the night before 2.Pick up your ...

Visit Website More Info »

Cape Smokey Provincial Park

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Smokey

Cape Smokey Provincial Park is on top of Smokey Mountain along the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island where you will find picnic tables and look-off views. Cape Smokey is a popular rest stop for ...

Visit Website More Info »
Back to Top