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Beautiful + Windy = Blown away.

The Trail was thoroughly calming and relaxing. Have taken some of the best landscape photographs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jashan D
A great walk

A really great walk with fantastic views. One star off because there need to be rangers ensuring... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park | GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead : Lat: 46.737691 Long: -60.880377, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a pretty easy hike as it is mostly level and mostly hard surface with only a few areas that needed attention because of tree roots. It appears that during our visit, they were in the process of working/repairing these areas. There are some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Trail was thoroughly calming and relaxing. Have taken some of the best landscape photographs all around the trail with me and the group in them. The drive to and fro to this destination is equally breathtaking as the trail it itself.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jashan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I went it was really foggy and was our only time to walk the trail. As someone who isn't very fit, I found the trail to easy. Either way, I really enjoyed the walk and it was fun in the fog. Sadly we did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really great walk with fantastic views. One star off because there need to be rangers ensuring that people heed the signs and stay on the path to ensure the flora is not damaged. Very popular and easy therefore very busy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We hiked the full loop during our visit here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The views all along the trail are enjoyable but I have to say the views from the boardwalk were the best! It was very windy when we walked down to the end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

There are 2 paths, one is much longer than the other. At the end of the path there are many flights of stairs that you can go down and get magnificent photos. Bring water and bug spray, there is a portable washroom along the trail....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

It's an easy 30 minutes walk up to the lookout! The view is stunning and it's a very nice place to take pics of Cape Breton Island!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank HenniTravels
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This was our favourite trail. 9 odd kilometres of exceptional views and it was well maintained. There are a couple of rougher patches but easy for experienced hikers. A large fenced in area showed the difference that moose make in that area. Make sure to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tripper045
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We walked the entire loop of the trail on an exceptionally windy day in October. We walked first on the west side (the side with boardwalks, easier) then looped to the east side (rocks, a bit more difficult). It took us fit people over two...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bee778
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Four of us set out early in the morning to tackle the Sky Line Trail.After an hour and a half drive we were finally there.We started our journey with vim and vigor, and before I go farther ended up the same way !!What a magnificent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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19 September 2018|
Response from dinah1Dublin | Reviewed this property |
This was our situation also, Joreader. However we were touring in NS for a week so contracted a company to guide & drive. There’s no public transport that I could see but the excellent Visitor Centre at the trailhead will be... More
26 July 2018|
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Response from LikeItsMyJob |
TripAdvisor has this trail in the wrong part of Cape Breton. Do not use the TA map to find this trail! It’s an awesome walk, though - be sure to Google it.
25 July 2018|
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Response from southbargirl1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m so late answering no it’s on the French Mountain between Cheticamp and Pleasant Bay.