Outdoor Recreation

Explore the Outdoors of Cape Breton

Taking the road most traveled.

From the world famous Cabot Trail to the steep cliffs of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cape Breton Island is a top Atlantic destination for unique outdoor experiences filled with natural diversity, beauty and wonder.

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The Cabot Trail

Nova Scotia’s most famous scenic travelway loops around the northern tip of the island. The scenic trail passes through many friendly communities, each with breathtaking scenery and outstanding hospitality. Visit during the fall season and see a blanket of blazing reds and oranges along the country side.

Wherever you go, you will be met with plenty of opportunities to soak up this spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife.

Whycocomagh Provincial Park

Less than one kilometre down the road from Keltic Quay is the entrance to the Whycocomagh Provincial Park, located on a hillside overlooking the Skye River Valley and the Bras d’Or Lakes. The park offers camping, picnicking and 2.4 km of hiking trails and plenty of occasions to watch the eagles soar overhead.

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Cape Breton Highlands National Park

The Cape Breton Highlands National Park protects 950 sq. km. of magnificent highlands and coastal wilderness. The highlands are the most striking feature of northern Cape Breton, with steep cliffs, deep river canyons and incredible ocean views. Hike numerous trails, watch the bald eagles soar and the moose graze.

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Perfect Vacation Accommodations in Cape Breton Nova Scotia

Curious about what else your Cape Breton vacation could offer aside from touring the beautiful Cabot Trail?

Your cottage is not just the only 4.5 Star accommodation in Cape Breton, but also the perfect vacation accommodation to begin a great adventure ranging from whale tours to some of the best golf anywhere in the world.

In Cape Breton, just hours from your cottage you can also enjoy horseback riding, historical sites, fresh lobster and culture as rich as any place in Canada. Keltic Quay is absolutely one the best vacation options for a fabulous cottage stay in Cape Breton on the famous Bras D'or Lakes, book today and let your Cape Breton cottage dream begin.

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