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Nice Trail

My wife and I came for a short walk into this trail yesterday as we were staying in the Parks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moncton, Canada
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Incredible views

We loved the trail. There are great walks all over the trail that are well marked and maintained... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2019
Michele M
Croton on Hudson, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came for a short walk into this trail yesterday as we were staying in the Parks Canada Camping ground. Very nice l, well maintained trail that I recommend!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

We loved the trail. There are great walks all over the trail that are well marked and maintained. The views are breathtaking. Just wish we had more time there,

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michele M
Reviewed August 2, 2019

There were beautiful views, up parts and down parts, and a lovely stretch along a stream. 4 hrs with snack breaks and photos.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ivona K
Reviewed August 1, 2019

We chose to hike this trail instead of skyline trail to avoid crowds (it is much longer). It is easily accessible from the visitors center. The trail is moderate. It took us 3+ hours which included stopping to enjoy the views along the way. We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

We hiked this trail due to the fact the Sunrise trail which is the popular one, does not allow dogs. We hiked the trail in 2.5 hours going up the river side first which was shaded and had a creek for water for our dog....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

We loved this trail. Beautiful scenery, great overlooks and not crowded. We even saw a moose and her calf

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank johnfelice
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Stay away from Cheticamp. People are so rude unless you speak french. They hike all prices for the tourist and only tourist.From a loaf of bread to a motel room. They are all price fixing and have a party every year to brag about who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Cape Breton National Park is the perfect getaway. Not crowded, easily accessed, and scenic. There are great day hikes, beautiful scenery, Cabot Trail drive, and moose (I almost hit one on the road). Cheticamp is a convenient base for enjoying the park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Great hike, kind of like 5 hikes in one.....terrain goes from lush, moss, forest, canopy, to top of mountain open air. Great views of Cheticamp (make sure you do trail counter-clockwise to see views coming back down). Takes about 2-3 hours depending on how fast...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michel C
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Coming down towards Cheticamp from Pleasant Bay, you get to see the most icon scene of the Cabot trail there is. Then a pretty glimpse of the ocean and the cliffs. They reminded us of the somewhat larger Cliffs of Moher.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Daryl W
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