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nature and hiking guide to Cape Breton"s Cabot Trail

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Published by Nimbus in Halifax, NS .
Written in English



  • Cape Breton Island (N.S.),
  • Nova Scotia,
  • Cape Breton Island


  • Hiking -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- Guidebooks.,
  • Cape Breton Island (N.S.) -- Guidebooks.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Lawley.
LC ClassificationsGV199.44.C22 C265 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 195 p. :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL912495M
ISBN 101551091054
LC Control Number95208023

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Likely Cape Breton’s most talked-about trail experience, the Skyline Trail is a looping, hiking trail on the western side of The Cabot Trail. A dramatic headland cliff overlooks the coast from the end of this level trail, offering stunning views of The Cabot Trail as it winds its way down the mountain towards the sea. Our trip to explore the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Nova Scotia was hands-down one of the best trips we have ever taken. The beautiful vistas, amazing food and friendly people made this trip so worthwhile. The Cabot Trail and all of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia is perfect for travelers of all ages. We had a blast bringing along our toddler but would have loved this trip before kids as well. The Cabot Trail is rated one of the top scenic drives by Lonely Planet. It is a kilometres ( miles) loop around the west coast of Cape Breton Island. You can travel the Cabot Trail clockwise (inside lane) or counterclockwise (outside lane). Sunsets on the full horizon are along the western coast. Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Hiking, Outdoor Adventure, Spring; Escape to Nature: Hiking Fishing Cove Trail. Story by: Roman & Cecilia: Local Hiking Ambassadors.

Continue on to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, where you can join a guided nature tour or take to the hiking trails that wind through some of the oldest forests in the province. After a morning of discovery, cool down with a dip in the ocean at Petit Etang Beach. #27 of 84 Nature & Parks in Cape Breton Island “ It is a good place to enjoy the beach, stop for a picnic lunch overlooking the ocean, or to just take a break and stretch your legs while driving the Cabot Trail. The Cabot Trail is one of the most famous drives in Canada. The mile road takes you along the coast of Cape Breton — named one of the world’s must-see islands by Travel + Leisure — offering unrivaled views and bringing you to many of the island’s most popular attractions. When it comes to the Cabot Trail, the journey is the destination. Cabot Shores is a wilderness resort. We have gardens that produce veggies for the bistro in the summer, an apple orchard that produce cider in the fall, and also chickens year-round that are a delight for many of our guests, especially children. There is also a rooster that makes the hens happy and protects them from predators. He likes to wake.

Top Cape Breton Island Nature & Wildlife Tours: See reviews and photos of nature & wildlife tours in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia on Tripadvisor. The Cabot Trail is world famous for its beauty and the welcoming nature of its residents. The views in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park are amazing and you will see why tourists flock here every year just to drive around the Cabot Trail.   Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Section menu. Hiking (1, feet) above sea level! Hike from the top of the mountain about six kilometres down to a small ocean cove and grassy clearing – the only designated wilderness camp site in the park. On the Cabot Trail at the top of MacKenzie Mountain Lat: Long: Date. Cape Breton Island’s story is told in many ways. It’s etched in her craggy cliffs. Written in the trails that marble her face. Spoken in three languages and celebrated in her music and dance. Alive in the millennia’s old history of Unama’ki—Cape Breton Island’s true name, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People.