cape breton highlands national park Trails

To find trails in cape breton highlands national park, 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

Pembroke Lake :: Inverness, NS

This trail is located in Inverness County, just a mile or so south of the southern boundary of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The ride is a 20-mile out-and-back excursion that will consume all of either a morning or an afternoon. However, the n

Trous de Saumons :: Cheticamp, NS

This ride is north of Cheticamp, in the southwest corner of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Trous de Saumons is an easy, 8-mile out-and-back ride along a former road. Hard-packed and well graded along most of the route, the trail includes only a

Lake of Islands :: Ingonish , NS

This ride is located in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, near the eastern entrance at Ingonish. On this 19-mile out-and-back trail, you will climb consistently on the outbound trip and enjoy a much swifter ride, downhill, back to the trailhead. T

Clyburn Valley :: Ingonish , NS

This ride is located outside Ingonish, on the east shore of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. This ride is a 5.7-mile out-and-back jaunt. A nice feature for families or groups involving riders of mixed ability levels is that the ride can easily be