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White Point Hiking Trail

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Nicer then skyline

Personally the views were a lot more breathtaking then the skyline trail there is also a memorial... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andburvill
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Halifax, Canada
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Amazing Views

This is outside of the national park but worth the trip past Neil's Harbor. Parking is very limited... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fatfranny
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Personally the views were a lot more breathtaking then the skyline trail there is also a memorial to the unknown sailor

Thank andburvill
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is outside of the national park but worth the trip past Neil's Harbor. Parking is very limited and there is a working harbor below so it is important to be respectful of those who live and work there. It is only a very short...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We found this trail in a guidebook and boy were we glad! This place was absolutely spectacular! This trail beats the Skyline Trail. This was definitely the highlight of our trip.

1  Thank xuehui
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem found on the northerly tip of Cape Breton, White Point consists of open, rugged trails that overlook the Atlantic Ocean. Fairly easy to find, with limited parking, this was our favourite hiking trail during our two days on Cape Breton. Caution is...More

3  Thank njlSurrey
Reviewed October 16, 2017

A neighbor of our last campground encouraged us to see the White Point. It was amazing! We parked our car next to the harbor. It was well protected by the many rocks. We walked by foot to see this splendor. It was wild, the wind...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is by far one of the most beautiful places you will find some visiting Cape Breton Island. PLEASE KEEP IT THAT WAY! Today I took my dog for a walk only to find the trail almost impassable with human feces, used tissue, socks...More

9  Thank Amy M
Reviewed August 30, 2017

We stopped at this relatively short trail and I believe that it is one of the most scenic trails on Cape Breton. There are great views of the sea and the rugged landscape. My grandson who is 9 just loved watching the waves break on...More

1  Thank Artful2
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This delightful hiking trail is a short drive from Neil's Harbor in northern CB. There is limited parking near the beginning of the trail (enough for 2-3 cars) but you can park down at the wharf nearby. The walk along the trail is lovely and...More

3  Thank peispud66
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We did the Coastal Loop to see White Point and to get away from the nightmarish construction on Cabot Trail. It's a great, quick hike to the top of the point where the best views are. You can keep hiking out to the point, but...More

3  Thank BD103
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We drove the entire Cabot Trail and this was our favourite hike. It's not actually on Cabot Trail, take the turn off at Neil's Harbour. Amazing views, a cemetery for the Unknown Sailor, a MUST for anyone visiting Cape Breton

2  Thank John L
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wanderwoman50
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
Hey sorry I am not sure about campgrounds. There was a little bnb next to white point if you want somewhere near by, but otherwise it was a pretty small community.
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