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Skyline Trail

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-2306
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Great trail for nearly any level.

I love this trail. Great views.Always chance to see wildlife (maybe even moose). Trail is all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bruce B
Great view!

I took the slightly more difficult path and saw no moose whatsoever. I enjoyed the walk and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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“easy hike” (37 reviews)
“bring water” (13 reviews)
“longer loop” (10 reviews)
Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-2306
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this trail. Great views.Always chance to see wildlife (maybe even moose). Trail is all gravel and boardwalks. Nice park/sitting area at the end. If you like to walk, you won't be disappointed. Makes the Cabot Trail. Try it.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took the slightly more difficult path and saw no moose whatsoever. I enjoyed the walk and beautiful views, especially at the staircases going down. I can imagine this place loaded with people on the easy path during summer.

Thank Yvonne-Posthuma
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked the shorter trail in less than 2 hours. We arrived around 9 am and it wasn't too busy but the parking lot was packed when we came out. The walk was not challenging even with a sprained ankle.

Thank 1kagc
Reviewed 2 days ago

This trail was extremely crowded the day we visited. There were hundreds of people, which is why we probably didn't see any wildlife unfortunately. There were a few places with good views but overall it is a walk through a wooded/partially wooded area. Some parts...More

Thank SandySue123
Reviewed 3 days ago

This trail is right off the Cabot Trail, very convenient and easy to reach. It gets a lot of use, but is also very well maintained. The initial part of the trail looks more like a country gravel road than a trail. There are toilets...More

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked this trail just before dusk to attempt to see the most, and we got up close and personal with a moose! It was fantastic! We could hear more animals walking around in the trails but they never came close enough to capture on...More

Thank meljill
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike is a great way to get some exercise and the end is a rewarding view . AT the end you have a panoramic view of the mountains and also the Atlantic Ocean where you might even catch a glimpse of a whale watching...More

1  Thank coolcanadian122003
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived with our trailer in the parking lot, we were amazed how much parking was available here. The ones with trailers had to stay at the lowest parking lot. Cars could go and park nearby the trail. Most tourists took the short trail...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a bit concerned when we arrived as there seemed to be a lot of cars in the car park (off season in October). When we got going on the trail it wasn't busy at all as we elected to do the longer loop,...More

Thank Tobers
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on my bucket list. Was not disappointed. Hiked the full loop,10 km. Would recommend just doing the 5 km. Terrain was really rough on the one trail. Not a lot to see. Could not take your eyes off the trail or you would...More

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August 9, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where you are camping.
Ilivetoeat e
June 11, 2017|
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Response from Sulami79 | Reviewed this property |
You have also campgrounds in Cheticamp (some of those enjoy a bay view) and Pleasant Bay.
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Eleanor C
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Mrsminiver13 | Reviewed this property |
It's near the town of Petit Etang it's more like a little community actually not too far from the western entrance of the highlands national park, hope this helps.