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Hiking Adventures

Cabot Shores sits on the Atlantic coast of Cape Breton, along the Cabot Trail and out the door you can beach comb, hike through our nature sanctuary or head for the Cape Breton Highlands.
You are along Indian Brook which, as you go west, leads to 3 waterfalls and into the Indian Brook Wilderness.  Go north and you meet the French River Wilderness.  We have maps and have worked on developing a wilderness trail on the south and north sides of Indian Brook.  By summer, you can add swimming or bogeyboarding to your exploits on Indian Brook and by winter, snowshoeing…You […]

Toasting Year Round Travel Adventurers from Velo Cape Breton

4 Seasons’ Adventurers (Velo Cape Breton’s Jacques & Micheline)
Do you remember the feeling of joy when you first got on a bicycle (or motorcycle) when you
were able really to GO somewhere?  We get a number of passionate cyclists (and bikers) coming to
Cabot Shores from near and far…
 
…And every once in a while, you meet pioneers who make a big difference around Cape Breton, who help
guide people on and off Island.  These  “travel adventurers”  fit into a special category for me  and two avid cyclists–
Jacques  Cote  and Micheline Guillot started  a bicycle  club 9 years ago called  Velo Cape Breton (helping […]

Cabot Shores Wins “2011 Bicycle Friendly Award” at VELO Cape Breton Awards Banquet

On January 20th, members, volunteers and friends gathered at the Dobson Yaught Club in Sydney to celebrate Velo Cape Breton’s 9th annual potluck & awards banquet.
A delicious spread was laid out for guests to enjoy while events from the past year were reviewed along with a look at the upcoming rides and events that are in the plans for 2012.
Fun games took place throughout the evening with the announcement of the 2011 awards winners following. Some of the awards handed out during the evening included Most Improved Cyclist, Most Motivating Cyclist & Community Spirit Awards. Cabot Shores took home the […]

Caving in Cape Breton: Glooscap and Cape Dauphin

EDIT: Please note this is a guided hike. It is typically offered once per month.   The Glooscap Cave is a fantastic Cape Breton excursion that takes explorers through both a land and water sites. The sea-cave, also referred to as “The Fairy Hole”, holds roots with the local Mi’Kmaq culture. The story says that …

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Cycling in Cape Breton

  There are many ways to see the spectacular views of the Cabot Shores, and cycling is a popular one. Seacoast mountains, untouched waters, ocean breezes, and wildlife provide a natural hybrid alongside the Island’s unique culture and local experience. Now that Spring has sprung, cyclists far and wide are planning their Cabot Trail excursions, and …

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Hiking Cabot Trail Summits? Visit the pet-friendly Spinnakin

EDIT: Please note this is a guided hike only. It is typically offered once a month. Views From The Summit “Have you ever danced on the summit of a mountain? Well, as you see the hidden lakes appear, you will be tempted to dance on the Spinnakin…” (says Dr. Paul)   There are few easily …

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