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Cape Smokey Provincial Park

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40301 Cabot Trail, Ingonish Ferry, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
+1 902-662-3030
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Make sure that you stop here while traveling the Cabot Trail, especially coming from Sydney. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jonathan K
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Pennsylvania
Beautiful views but narrow trails

We attempted to hike up this trail. It was very woody and did not look that it had been used a lot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kingfamily5
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Oakville
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“cabot trail” (21 reviews)
“picnic tables” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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40301 Cabot Trail, Ingonish Ferry, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
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+1 902-662-3030
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure that you stop here while traveling the Cabot Trail, especially coming from Sydney. It is your breathtaking introduction to the trail and sets the tone for the rest of your journey. Several outhouses available for use while there, as well as picnic tables...More

1  Thank Jonathan K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attempted to hike up this trail. It was very woody and did not look that it had been used a lot recently. The trails were narrow and we walked single file. A lot of fallen trees and undergrowth so long pants might have been...More

1  Thank Kingfamily5
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Cape Smokey, but were concerned about a long hike. Fortunately, just a few hundred feet down the path we noticed a sign with 3 stick figures. Two hikers came up and told us that we could discover GREAT views, if we took the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the views from the road in this park. The provided lookout points made stopping very convenient. Very scenic.

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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Once you’re in the parking lot, you have ocean views already. You’re at the highest point looking down at the shore. You can get closer by taking a brief trail (about a min. If you stop) walking toward the ocean. You’ll have unobstructed view of...More

1  Thank LIKEITIS1000
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

This was great stop on our tour of the Cabot Trail. Great coastal views from the cliffs of Cape Smokey. A short hike takes you to the edge of the fenced area with views in all directions. Would be a great stop for a picnic...More

3  Thank Cantal
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

or at least should be for the sheer natural beauty and dramatic landscape you just have to see it to belive it no pictures can do it justice.

2  Thank reviewns
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The views here are beautiful .Always reminds me of Scotland...absolutely stunning views. We were there when it was a sunny day, saw it in every season , each time it is truly amazing.

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

This is a nice stop to stretch your legs and enjoy the views, use the well maintained, clean outhouses or enjoy a nice picnic. Clean quite spot to walk around on some of the short trails and great spot for photographers.

1  Thank shane c
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

I had never heard of this park in all of my research until driving along the Cabot Trail. We pulled in and found restrooms, some terrific overlooks, and a hiking trail. Quite a surprise! We did not do the hike as we had a schedule...More

1  Thank Jonathan K
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