Cabot Trail

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Cape Breton Highlands NP

Most of the Cabot Trail passes through this large national park. It has two dozen nature trails blessed with mountain scenery and wildlife. Some are short and easy, others are geared for the experienced hiker.

Bicyclists and bikers

Motorists are not the only ones who enjoy the Cabot Trail. It's popular with two-wheeled travelers.

Length of stay

The Cabot Trail is about 300 kilometers (185 miles) in length. It's possible to do as a daytrip, as some visitors do. But a duration of two or more days allows you more time to absorb the natural beauty and local Cape Breton cultures.


The trail was named for John Cabot, an anglicized Italian explorer who "discovered" Cape Breton in 1497.

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