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Skyline Trail, Cape Breton Island

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Take in the scenery during a hike on Skyline Trail, a 7 km (4.3 mi) round walking route in a national park. The trail's highlights include coastal views from atop a headland cliff, allowing you to see way off into the distance. You might spot moose and northern gannets, as well as minke whales, harbor seals, and dolphins just offshore. The main trail is appropriate for hikers of most skill levels, and includes a boardwalk with steps at the headland. Put Skyline Trail into our Pleasant Bay tourist route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • What can I that has not already been said. You will not regret this vacation. It will be a memory you can share forever. Take it slow and stop everywhere you can to absorb the beautiful surrounding.  more »
  • We did this trail twice as it poured rain the first day. It is an easy hike. We did a loop taking the shorter way there and on way back we saw a moose and 2 babies which was thrilling. The view of the...  more »
  • My boyfriend and I chose to do this hike at sunset-it did not take too long to get to the amazing views (approx 30 mins)! The trails are very well indicated and it is a relatively easy hike--families ...  more »