Cape Breton Highlands National Park Trails

To find trails in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia select a region or trail below.

Le Vieux Chemin de Cap Rouge :: Pleasant Bay, NS

The newest trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Le Vieux Chemin de Cap Rouge — the Old Cape Rouge Road — opened in 2010. It follows the former route of the Cabot Trail high on the slopes of Jerome Mountain between Presqu’île and Cap Rouge, b

Red Island :: Margaree Valley, NS

The Red Island Trail is a delight, short and uncomplicated, but offering the only coastal walk in the highlands south of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. I have profiled a route of slightly more than 6 km (3.75 mi). Those wishing a longer walk ca

Fishing Cove :: Pleasant Bay, NS

Fishing Cove is the only designated wilderness camping area in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, with eight tenting sites, and people who stay there once, almost always return. Falling asleep to the sound of the surf, swimming in the sheltered cov