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Great views and hike

Myself, my son, daughter in law and grandson did this trail and loved it. It was a windy cool day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Beautiful + Windy = Blown away.

The Trail was thoroughly calming and relaxing. Have taken some of the best landscape photographs... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, my son, daughter in law and grandson did this trail and loved it. It was a windy cool day but amazing. The views from the boardwalk was breath taking. To be able to see it this far up was out of this world. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BonnyLawless
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The GPS coordinates are way off for this - how can this be corrected ? The trail is in Cape Brenton Highlands National Park

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed December 6, 2018

This is a pretty easy hike as it is mostly level and mostly hard surface with only a few areas that needed attention because of tree roots. It appears that during our visit, they were in the process of working/repairing these areas. There are some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StevoinMinnesoto
Reviewed December 3, 2018

The Trail was thoroughly calming and relaxing. Have taken some of the best landscape photographs all around the trail with me and the group in them. The drive to and fro to this destination is equally breathtaking as the trail it itself.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jashan D
Reviewed November 21, 2018

When I went it was really foggy and was our only time to walk the trail. As someone who isn't very fit, I found the trail to easy. Either way, I really enjoyed the walk and it was fun in the fog. Sadly we did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julia G
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A really great walk with fantastic views. One star off because there need to be rangers ensuring that people heed the signs and stay on the path to ensure the flora is not damaged. Very popular and easy therefore very busy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We hiked the full loop during our visit here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The views all along the trail are enjoyable but I have to say the views from the boardwalk were the best! It was very windy when we walked down to the end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

There are 2 paths, one is much longer than the other. At the end of the path there are many flights of stairs that you can go down and get magnificent photos. Bring water and bug spray, there is a portable washroom along the trail....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed October 23, 2018

It's an easy 30 minutes walk up to the lookout! The view is stunning and it's a very nice place to take pics of Cape Breton Island!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank HenniTravels
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This was our favourite trail. 9 odd kilometres of exceptional views and it was well maintained. There are a couple of rougher patches but easy for experienced hikers. A large fenced in area showed the difference that moose make in that area. Make sure to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 18, 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
July 26, 2018|
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Response from LikeItsMyJob |
TripAdvisor has this trail in the wrong part of Cape Breton. Do not use the TA map to find this trail! It’s an awesome walk, though - be sure to Google it.
July 25, 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.