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Best hike in the park!

Great hike, kind of like 5 hikes in one.....terrain goes from lush, moss, forest, canopy, to top of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michel C
Cheticamp, Canada
The Cliffs of Less (TIC)

Coming down towards Cheticamp from Pleasant Bay, you get to see the most icon scene of the Cabot... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Daryl W
Kingston, Canada
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Cheticamp Information Centre | Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hike, kind of like 5 hikes in one.....terrain goes from lush, moss, forest, canopy, to top of mountain open air. Great views of Cheticamp (make sure you do trail counter-clockwise to see views coming back down). Takes about 2-3 hours depending on how fast...More

Thank Michel C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Coming down towards Cheticamp from Pleasant Bay, you get to see the most icon scene of the Cabot trail there is. Then a pretty glimpse of the ocean and the cliffs. They reminded us of the somewhat larger Cliffs of Moher.

Thank Daryl W
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

My new favorite National Park trail! Absolutely stunning views! Not for the faint of heart, but well worth it!!

Thank Connector297224
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We had a clear fall day for our hike on the Acadian Trail...perfect conditions as far as I am concerned. The elevation change is from 65 ft to 1,200 ft, so the trail is a bit of work, but you will be rewarded with beautiful...More

Thank Zuzilla2
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This circular trail combines wonderful Acadian woodland on the inland leg and spectacular coastal views on the return. I'd recommend anticlockwise route otherwise you'll be forced to keep doing and turning round. The woodland section was my favorite. Beech trees hang on to steep slopes....More

Thank L9187HTmarkp
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were with Caravan tours and the bus took us along the Cabot Trail. It was absolutely gorgeous. It reminded me of driving along Big Sur in California. There were a few places to pull over to take photos. Can't wait to develpe them.

Thank thetravelingsister
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great seafood is here. Gorgeous hooked rugs are here. But, the reason you came is the majestic views. Whether you hike or drive along in this area, it is the spectacular views that move your spirit. Dramatic, jaw-dropping vistas take your breath away. The hiking...More

Thank DDore
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is through the little town of Cheticamp where again we spent a night on the big red barn motel. Trails all over the place. Nice walking and great areas of water.

1  Thank Rick H
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We did the whole loop about 8km (?) long and took us about 4.5 hours because we took out time, took pictures, ate lunch., etc. We should have stick to our original plan to just hike half the loop instead of the whole loop. The...More

5  Thank LIKEITIS1000
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is a fantastic drive with many view pull off areas along the road. This trip had several areas of road work that blocked some of the lookouts. But we were early in the season and the window for construction is small, so this is...More

2  Thank Brian K
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