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Skyline Trail (2), Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia

Skyline Trail (2), Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia
The Skyline Trail along the Cabot Trail provides an easy hike to the highland bluffs above the Gulf of St. Lawrence.  To the south, you can just make out Cheticamp Island.
Published 24/07/2013 by John Roberts

Burntcoat Head, Nova Scotia, Canada

Burntcoat Head, Nova Scotia, Canada
The tides here at Burntcoat Head average 55 feet or so.  The difference between low and high tide is tremendous, allowing visitors to stroll out into the bay among the rocks and sand at low tide.  Visitors must be cautious, since the water rises a...
Published 22/07/2013 by John Roberts

Meat Cove (High Meadow), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Meat Cove (High Meadow), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
 After climbing through hardwood and pine forest, hikers are treated to high meadows of flowers and berries overlooking the ocean and river gorge.  In July, the wild strawberries ripen and can be picked for a sweet-tart snack.The Gulf of St. Lawre...
Published 22/07/2013 by John Roberts

Meat Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Meat Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
These cliffs are likely composed of some of the oldest rock in Nova Scotia.  This area of Cape Breton island is known as the Blair River inlier.  It's like the bricks of an old house being reused to build another, a bit of old house in the wall of...
Published 24/07/2013 by John Roberts

Meat Cove (Gorge), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Meat Cove (Gorge), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
The ridge above Meat Cove Brook can be reached after a relatively short but strenuous hike from the visitor's center on the east side of the bridge in Meat Cove.  You'll climb 800 feet over a half mile or so, up through hardwood forest into pines ...
Published 22/07/2013 by John Roberts

Roberts Mountain, Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Roberts Mountain, Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
From treeless peak of Roberts Mountain, the hiker is rewarded with a spectacular view of Pleasant Bay, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the gorgeous highlands of Cape Breton.  The Grand Anse River valley stretches inland from Pleasant Bay to the south.
Published 24/07/2013 by John Roberts