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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 the newest reason to visit Cape Breton Island! Take advantage of the spring melt and rains as they fill our waterfalls with the sounds of rushing water.

Experiences & Packages

Set against a verdant background of spring colours, a world of seasonal experiences and packages awaits you, whether it’s a guided hike to a secluded waterfall or a photographic retreat at an off-grid cabin.

  • Places to Stay

    From charming cottages and campgrounds to quaint bed & breakfasts, luxurious hotels, and seaside inns, there’s always a warm welcome waiting for you on the Island. Find your perfect place to stay on Cape Breton Island this fall.

  • Hiking

    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.

Waterfall Season App

The Waterfall Season web app is an app that features information on all of our featured waterfalls. The app also hosts our Waterfall Season Contest! Not tech-savvy? Don’t worry, downloading this app is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

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

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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