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Must Hike Trails

Some of our Favorite Trails & Links to More Info

The Skyline Trail

This trail offers stunning views of the headlands, the ocean, sunsets, wildlife and the Cabot Trail.

 

With a length of 6.5 km (4 mi) for the return trip or 8.2 km (5.1 mi) for the loop, it is suitable for most skill levels. 

The main trail is easy to navigate, while the rugged back loop offers a more challenging experience.

 

Don't miss out on this beautiful hike on Cabot Trail.

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The Acadian Trail

The Acadian Trail near Chéticamp, is a moderate 8.4 km (5.2 mi) loop that offers breathtaking ocean and mountain scenery.

 

The trail features steep inclines, rugged sections, and stream crossings, making it a challenging but rewarding hike.

 

The trailhead is located opposite the Chéticamp visitor centre, with two possible starting points.

 

Plan for a 3-4 hour hike and  bring plenty of water and snacks.

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The Salmon Pools

This picturesque and moderately challenging 9.5 km trail follows the stunning Chéticamp River canyon, offering breathtaking views of towering cliffs up to 400 meters high.

 

The trail ends after 3-4 hours at a beautiful picnic spot called Chance Pool. Along the way, you'll encounter gravel bars, rapids, and deep pools where you might even spot an Atlantic salmon.

 

Don't miss out on this unforgettable outdoor adventure, there are a few breathtaking surprises along the way!

Franey Trail

If you're looking for a challenging hike with breathtaking views, Franey Mountain Trail is the perfect choice.

 

This 7.4 km loop trail takes you through a transition from Acadian to boreal forest, and offers stunning mountain and ocean vistas.

 

Keep an eye out for wildlife, including moose, and be cautious of steep cliffs. The trailhead is located just north of the Clyburn River off the Cabot Trail, with a small parking lot available.

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Beaulach Ban Falls

This picturesque and moderately challenging 9.5 km trail follows the stunning Chéticamp River canyon, offering breathtaking views of towering cliffs up to 400 meters high.

 

The trail ends after 3-4 hours at a beautiful picnic spot called Chance Pool. Along the way, you'll encounter gravel bars, rapids, and deep pools where you might even spot an Atlantic salmon.

 

Don't miss out on this unforgettable outdoor adventure, there are a few breathtaking surprises along the way!

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