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Hiking Along the Cabot Trail: Cape Smokey

The Cape Smokey Picnic Park, situated just along the Cabot Trail is a 40km drive from Cabot Shores. Regardless of the weather, the trip offers views that will leave you with your face pressed up against the car window for the duration of the drive. If you happen to be the designated driver, the Cape …

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Hiking the Middle Head Trail at Cape Breton Highlands National Park

About Middle Head Trail The Middle Head Trail located within the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, follows a long and narrow peninsula separated by two ocean bays, ending on cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. There are plenty of opportunities to see seabirds, seals, and eagles! If you don’t have time to commit to a full …

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Photo of the Mountains on the Franey Trail, Home to Some of the Finest Cape Breton Hiking.

An Autumn-Inspired Cape Breton Hiking Guide

We’re officially on the cusp of yet another vibrant autumn here on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia’s crown jewel. There are several ways to relish fall’s arrival here at Cabot Shores, including kayaking, cycling, and, of course, hiking. Every autumn, leaf-peepers, outdoor enthusiasts, avid hikers, and self-proclaimed “autumnophiles” flock to our remote, 55-acre wilderness resort. …

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