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There are some spectacular hiking trails in Nova Scotia and none better than the Trails in the Cape Breton Highlands.
The scenery is wonderful and the setting is peaceful and undisturbed .
Cape Breton Highlands National Park is one of the Maritimes most beautiful areas. Located at the eastern edge of Nova Scotia the park sits on a plateau which falls off precipitously into the Atlantic Ocean. Renown as a cyclists route, the park is also a hikers haven .

There are 41.8 kilometres of backpacking trails in the park along two seperate routes, one on either side of the park.

Address: Ingonish Beach , Cape Breton , Nova Scotia

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  • Written Oct 16, 2006
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