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North Trail to Indian Brook Falls

We awoke to fantastically blue skies on Monday morning, perfect conditions for a hike up the river!
We rounded up the gang, an international selection of woofers from Switzerland, China and UK and some guests, including journalist David Holt and Laughter Yoga teacher Linda LeClerc.

We were of course joined by lively Cosmo who bounded ahead in the Spring sunshine!

We were remarking the trail to the waterfall with orange tape. The path had become somewhat overgrown, so we shifted a few trees and branches as we went and admired the beautiful views.

It was quite a scramble down to the brook.

We enjoyed sights […]

Breton Cove Traditional Farmhouse

Between Breton and Wreck Cove they say there’s buried treasure. Use your Breton Cove Hideaway as a jumping off point for your own great treasure hunt and vacation.
Enjoy 4 bedrooms sleeping 8-10.  The Farmhouse includes a spacious living room with extended Douglas fir beams, a full kitchen (electric stove with glass surface, microwave, refrigerator…) and dining room, two full baths, one with washer/dryer.  There is also deck  off the master bedroom.
Enjoy a day pass at sister property Cabot Shores or an evening of entertainment great food at the Cabot Shores’ Bistro.
The Farmhouse is family and pet-friendly.

Article in “Celtic Life International” On Hiking Near Cabot Shores

Journalist Michelle Brunet writes in Celtic Life International about  hiking the Cape Breton Highlands, off the Cabot Trail.

She interviewed  Jason McNeil  about North River Falls (described in our article on  our  3 favorite waterfall hikes)
Park expert Marieve Theriault on Mt. Franey
And Dr. Paul on trails along Indian Brook (for full article see, September, Celtic Life International, starting on page 32) Below is an excerpt:

 
On hiking: Celtic Life International

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 […]

Geocaching Along Indian Brook, Cape Breton

Treasures Along The Trail A geocacher calling himself “TooColdInCanada” heard about the Indian Brook Falls Trail and suggested we do the hike and add geocaches along the way. So we headed off one December morning, with his two sons and a guest from Germany–for an early winter wilderness hike.  Called by geocacher,  Ian, the Cabot …

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