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Skyline Trail

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-2306
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Gorgeous trail

We went around the Cabot trail and enjoyed the skyline trail. It's gravel road and boardwalks. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sylvia_10
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Cape Breton Nova Scotia
via mobile
wow amazing view

trail is easy to walk with boardwalks and gravel pathways well kept up, good parking area, well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
algonquinfan
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Buffalo, New York
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“easy hike” (37 reviews)
“bring water” (13 reviews)
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada
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+1 902-224-2306
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went around the Cabot trail and enjoyed the skyline trail. It's gravel road and boardwalks. We didn't see wildlife but enjoyed walking along the trial. It was a beautiful view and an enjoyable walk! The trail is a must when doing the Cabot trail!...More

Thank Sylvia_10
Reviewed 4 days ago

trail is easy to walk with boardwalks and gravel pathways well kept up, good parking area, well marked. please take a camera the views will not disappoint.

Thank algonquinfan
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must do! The hike itself was easy, and suitable for all skill levels. It is a bit longer than other hikes around the Cabot Trail but once you get to the end the time it took is way worth it. The view...More

Thank Stephanie s
Reviewed 6 days ago

This trail is very easily walked, and there's an option to do a loop or a return trail (the return is easier and a bit shorter). We walked the long loop return in 2 hours including a moose watching stop. The views from the main...More

Thank Chenzhan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this trail. Great views.Always chance to see wildlife (maybe even moose). Trail is all gravel and boardwalks. Nice park/sitting area at the end. If you like to walk, you won't be disappointed. Makes the Cabot Trail. Try it.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the slightly more difficult path and saw no moose whatsoever. I enjoyed the walk and beautiful views, especially at the staircases going down. I can imagine this place loaded with people on the easy path during summer.

Thank Yvonne-Posthuma
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the shorter trail in less than 2 hours. We arrived around 9 am and it wasn't too busy but the parking lot was packed when we came out. The walk was not challenging even with a sprained ankle.

Thank 1kagc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail was extremely crowded the day we visited. There were hundreds of people, which is why we probably didn't see any wildlife unfortunately. There were a few places with good views but overall it is a walk through a wooded/partially wooded area. Some parts...More

Thank SandySue123
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is right off the Cabot Trail, very convenient and easy to reach. It gets a lot of use, but is also very well maintained. The initial part of the trail looks more like a country gravel road than a trail. There are toilets...More

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked this trail just before dusk to attempt to see the most, and we got up close and personal with a moose! It was fantastic! We could hear more animals walking around in the trails but they never came close enough to capture on...More

Thank meljill
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erinmfo
10 August 2017|
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Not sure where you are camping.
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Ilivetoeat e
12 June 2017|
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Response from Sulami79 | Reviewed this property |
You have also campgrounds in Cheticamp (some of those enjoy a bay view) and Pleasant Bay.
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Eleanor C
2 June 2017|
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Response from Mrsminiver13 | Reviewed this property |
It's near the town of Petit Etang it's more like a little community actually not too far from the western entrance of the highlands national park, hope this helps.
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