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Fun walk for all levels

We are 70 years old and made the trail with no problem at all. It's well kept and when we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Woodlands, Texas
You have to walk to get the view

We walked this just after Labour Day. The view is amazing and worth the walk, but you have to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 1 week ago

We are 70 years old and made the trail with no problem at all. It's well kept and when we were there on an early weekend in September there were many people. It was very pleasant and nice views at the end of the trail.

1  Thank Tenn4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read about this hiking trail and looked forward to the hike. The parking lot was large and there were nice toilet facilities at the parking area. The hike was a beginner level was great for all hikers. The path was free of roots and...More

1  Thank Murray H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked this just after Labour Day. The view is amazing and worth the walk, but you have to go all the way to the end to see it. I kept wondering when we were going to come to the part you see in the...More

Thank Travel D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure what I can add to all the other reviews, except we're in our early 60s, not particularly athletic and we were there during the heat wave in early August, and we still were able to complete the trail without trouble. (It was...More

Thank PDoug
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail took us 2 hours to complete. It is very easy and well maintained. You walk in the trees and get the view at the end. There is a few lookout spots along the way but it is the end that has the breathtaking...More

Thank Bleuberrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew this trail was going to be at the top of our list for our trip to Cape Breton. The trail itself was a very pleasant walk - not uphill or too strenuous. The views at the end of the trail are incredible and...More

Thank amarchant313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family loves to hike and we travel often to do so. We were very excited about hiking this trail and although it was nice, there were other trails in the area we liked better. Unfortunately parts of the trail were closed forcing everyone on...More

1  Thank stacey p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view at the end is really beautiful. The trail is well maintained. But It was a too long walk. Many people on the trail asked people who were walking back how much longer to the end. My 7 years old son who normally is...More

1  Thank Lihua H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This loop hike is along a wide path, apart from the 1km boardwalk steps down to a viewpoint. The hike is a nice length, mostly flat and well-maintained - almost too well-maintained. It was very busy with people. If you're looking for a little more...More

1  Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parts of the trail are dull as you're walking along.... too much gravel BUT the view at the end is to die for! The boardwalk is well maintained and photo ops are boundless.

1  Thank vaishalisid
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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|
Response from Lorraine B |
in the Cape Breton Highlands 20 minutes from Cheticamp, going clockwise around the Cabot Trail.
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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.