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Wide easy trail and I saw baby strollers and a wheel chair... of course the boardwalks down to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Charleston, SC
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Awesome views

Terrific experience. At the fork in the trail take the left side heading towards cliff . Return... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mike H
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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 days ago via mobile

Wide easy trail and I saw baby strollers and a wheel chair... of course the boardwalks down to viewing stations have lots of steps. I’m glad I did the Skyline but it was busy and I’ve seen comparable views elsewhere on Cape Breton. I did...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was all excited to do this trail, but having heard more about how busy and superhighway-like the trail itself was, we decided not to bother; but when I saw people up on that high, high bluff, I wanted to be up there too, so...More

Thank RebeccaZu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Terrific experience. At the fork in the trail take the left side heading towards cliff . Return along same path as loop does not have views worth the extra walking distance. The views are exceptional and well worth the walk. It takes 45 minutes in...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely the busiest place we encountered on our drive down the Cabot Trail. The parking lot is huge, and was pretty full. The walk itself is relatively easy, and the trail is wide and clear. The trail loops around, but we chose to do the...More

Thank Y4269LF
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great trail, better views. Good workout going to the end where you walk out on the boardwalk. You go down a few levels with great view of the ocean and distant landscapes. You can go back the same way or you can continue on around...More

Thank BanffHiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are 70 years old and made the trail with no problem at all. It's well kept and when we were there on an early weekend in September there were many people. It was very pleasant and nice views at the end of the trail.

1  Thank Tenn4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read about this hiking trail and looked forward to the hike. The parking lot was large and there were nice toilet facilities at the parking area. The hike was a beginner level was great for all hikers. The path was free of roots and...More

2  Thank Murray H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked this just after Labour Day. The view is amazing and worth the walk, but you have to go all the way to the end to see it. I kept wondering when we were going to come to the part you see in the...More

Thank Travel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure what I can add to all the other reviews, except we're in our early 60s, not particularly athletic and we were there during the heat wave in early August, and we still were able to complete the trail without trouble. (It was...More

Thank PDoug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail took us 2 hours to complete. It is very easy and well maintained. You walk in the trees and get the view at the end. There is a few lookout spots along the way but it is the end that has the breathtaking...More

Thank Bleuberrie
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19 September 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
26 July 2018|
Response from Lorraine B |
in the Cape Breton Highlands 20 minutes from Cheticamp, going clockwise around the Cabot Trail.
Emily T
26 July 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.