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Waterfalls were made for Cape Breton Island!

Discover Cape Breton Island’s Waterfall Season! Explore these breathtaking natural wonders and blaze a trail to rejuvenate your spirit as you connect with nature and reconnect with yourself. Immerse yourself in the sounds of rushing waters as they welcome a new season of rebirth and growth.

Waterfall Season

Waterfall Season is a great reason to visit Cape Breton Island in spring or any time of year! Explore these natural wonders at their powerful best.

Waterfall Experiences & Packages

Set against a verdant background of spring colours, waterfall-themed experiences and packages awaits you. Take a guided hike to a secluded waterfall or join a photography retreat at an off-grid cabin.

  • Places to Stay

    From seaside inns to charming cottages, there’s always a warm welcome waiting for you on the Island. Find your perfect place to stay for Waterfall Season.

  • Waterfall Hikes

    Some of the most iconic images of the Island are of the Island’s many waterfalls. This season, explore the path less travelled—along with a few famous ones too.

Waterfalls to Explore

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Beulach Ban Falls

Regions: Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Community: North Highlands

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Beulach Ban Falls Height: 21 m Distance (one way): 134 m Difficulty: Easy Elevation: 12 m Hiking Time: ...


46.81548 -60.62551

Corney Brook Falls and Trail

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Trip Advisor Rating 3 Reviews

Regions: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp & Area

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Corney Brook Falls Height: 9 m Distance (one way): 3.1 km Difficulty: Easy Elevation: 140 m Hiking Tim...


46.7256 -60.9248

Gairloch Mountain Falls

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Baddeck & Area

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Black Brook (Gairloch Mountain Falls) Height: 15 m Distance (one way): 1 km Difficulty: Moderate Elevat...


46.1282631 -60.9794485

Grand River Falls

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Ben Eoin & East Bay Area

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Grand River Falls Height: 11 m Distance (one way): 1.3 m Difficulty: Easy Elevation: 50 m Hiking Time: ...


45.710193 -60.625109

Greenlink Rotary Trail Waterfall

Region: Sydney and Area / Marconi Trail

Community: Membertou

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Greenlink Rotary Trail Waterfall Height: 4 m Distance (one way): 475 m Difficulty: Easy Elevation: 10 m...


46.118868170760145 -60.18208163230881

Hill Lake Brook Falls

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Dundee & Area

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Hill Lake Brook Falls Height: 9 m Distance (one way): 462 m Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Elevation: 50 ...


45.693444 -60.994944

Lower North River Falls

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: St. Ann’s Bay & North Shore

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Lower North River Falls Height: 5 m Distance (one way):  approximately 1 km Difficulty: easy Hiking T...


46.319395 -60.658227

MacIntosh Brook Trail

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Trip Advisor Rating 17 Reviews

Regions: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cabot Trail

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! MacIntosh Brook Falls Height: 6 m Distance (one way): 900 m Difficulty: Easy Elevation: 35 m Hiking Ti...


46.8118 -60.7677

MacIsaacs Brook Falls

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Ben Eoin & East Bay Area

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! MacIsaacs Brook Falls Height: 15 m Distance (one way): 1.2 km Difficulty: Moderate Elevation: 50 m Hiki...


45.923139 -60.404892

Second Branch Humes River Falls

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Whycocomagh & Area

Waterfall Season Selected Waterfall! Second Branch Humes River Falls Height: 15 m Distance (one way): 4.8 km Difficulty: Moderate to difficu...


46.063750 -60.976611
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