From one hiking and camping enthusiast to another. If you have any questions about visiting, hiking, or camping Cape Breton, write to us in the comments below.

Frequently asked questions:

Where is Cape Breton?

Cape Breton is an island located in Nova Scotia, Canada. It is blessed with some of Canada’s most amazing hiking trails, including the scenic Cabot Trail, and coastlines.

What can I do in Cape Breton other than hiking and camping?

We recommend visiting Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a more than 900km square metre park that boasts many activities such as sightseeing, beaches and swimming, fishing, geocaching, cycling, golf, picnicking, and other special seasonal events.

Are hiking trails free?

Yes, mostly. However, to access the trails in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, you must pay a service fee that helps keep the park maintained and serviced. There are also additional fees for activities such as using campgrounds and getting a fishing permit.