A prevalent aspect setting Cabot Shores apart from many other Cape Breton vacation spots is how we embrace winter. From our winter packages to snowshoe rentals, we strive to be one of Nova Scotia’s premier all-season wilderness resorts. Anyone who has visited us during the summer will tell you we offer excellent onsite hiking opportunities, and the nearby trails are an invaluable extension of our property. Still, those who haven’t come here during the snowy months may wonder what Cape Breton hiking is like in the winter.
Cape Breton Winter Hiking Adventures
Although you don’t have to use snowshoes to enjoy Cape Breton hiking in the winter, we highly suggest it. Not only can they make trekking through the snow easier, but it’s also a fun experience to cross off your Nova Scotia bucket list! If you don’t have snowshoes or happen to leave them behind, we have some you can rent. Although we have several trails onsite that will keep you busy, it never hurts to do some exploring. Just make sure you have good boots, warm layers, plenty of water, and a few snacks to hold you over until your next meal. Here are three other places on Cape Breton Island to check out.
- Uisge Ban Falls near Baddeck has a 2.5 km leading to a gorgeous waterfall.
- On the other side of Cape Breton Island, the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail is excellent for beginners
- Dalem Lake has a nice 2.5 km loop offering an easy winter hike without having to backtrack.
Cape Breton Winter Getaway Cabins with Hot Tubs
Having Cabot Shores as your winter basecamp for a Cape Breton hiking adventure has a lot of perks. The Bistro offers a variety of dishes that will keep you energized, we have comfortable accommodations that will ensure a good night’s rest, and our steaming hot tubs will help relax your body and mind after each day of exploration. Be sure to check out our ‘Snow Much Fun’ winter packages and find out how you can restore, relax, and unplug this winter at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort.