Hiking Trails

Privately owned campgrounds at the Top of Cape Breton Island, are located just off the beaten track. Camp sites offer a wide range of amenities to suit guests needs, along with breath taking scenery & ocean views.

Money Point

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Length:   13 km (8 mi) return Hiking time:   4+hrType of Trail:   natural surface, compacted earthUses (no snow):   walking, mountain biking (if you are really tough!), ATVsUses (snow):   snowmobiling*, cross country skiing*, snowshoeingFacilities:   noneDog Use:   off-leash permittedGov't Topo Map:   11N01 (Cape North)Rating (1-5):   5 [steep climb, remote location]Trailhead GPS Reference:   N 47 00” 46.5’ W 60 26” 24.7’Access Information: Turn off the Cabot Trail at Cape North Village onto the Bay St. Lawrence Road. At 15.5…

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Wilkie Sugar Loaf

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Length:   3 km (1.9 mi) return Hiking Time:   2+hrType of Trail:   natural surfaceUses (no snow):   walkingUses (snow):   snowshoeingFacilities:   noneDog Use:   off-leash permittedGov't Topo Map:   11K16 (Dingwall)Rating (1-5):   3Trailhead GPS Reference:   N 46 57” 08.7’ W 60 27” 42.8’Access Information: Turn off the Cabot Trail at Cape North Village onto the Bay St. Lawrence Road. At 9.9 km (6.2 mi), you will pass the entrance to Cabot Landing Provincial Park. Continue another 1 km (.625 mi);…

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Lowland Cove Loop – Meat Cove

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Length:   16 km (10 mi) returnHiking Time:   5+hrType of Trail:   natural surface, compacted earthUses (no snow):   walking, biking, horseback riding, ATVsUses (snow):   cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeingFacilities:   camping, tables, water, outhouses (at trailhead only)Dog Use:   off-leash permittedGov't Topo Map:   11N02 (Cape St. Lawrence)Rating (1-5):   4 [distance, elevation change]Trailhead GPS:   N 47° 01” 35.2’ W 60° 33” 33.3’Access Information: Turn off the Cabot Trail at Cape North Village onto the Bay St. Lawrence Road. At 15.5 km…

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Meat Cove Mountain

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This challenging 90 minute trail is rich with spectacular views, from the ocean to the unique and beautifully rugged landscape of Meat Cove.Elevation 233Length 3.5km Return

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Cabots Landing Provincial Park

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Cabots Landing Provincial Park is a picnic and beach park (North Harbour Beach) on the shore of Aspy Bay, 10 km (6 mi) north of the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island. Picnic tables are situated in the park’s open fields. Enjoy hiking and beachcombing along the sandy beach.  The Park also features a National Historic Site cairn commemorating the landfall of John Cabot. Cabots Landing was formerly a launching site for Mi’kmaq to paddle to…

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White Point Trail

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Length:   6 km (3.75 mi) return Hiking Time:   2+hrType of Trail:   dirt road, natural surfaceUses (no snow):   walkingUses (snow):   snowshoeingFacilities:   noneDog Use:   off-leash permittedGov't Topo Map:   11K16 (Dingwall)Rating (1-5):   2Trailhead GPS Reference:   N 46 52” 35.4’ W 60 21” 09.1’Access Information: From Neils Harbour, drive 13 km (8 mi) along the Cabot Trail toward Cape North and Dingwall. Road signs indicate the turnoff on the right near the bottom of a long descent toward the…

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