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Dec. 22 – Winter Solstice & Children’s Day

Dear friends, We warmly invite you to participate in celebrating the Winter Solstice & Children’s Day Sunday, December 22, 2019 2PM: Guided Hike to Kalapa Valley – this is an easy walk/hike to a series of waterfalls 4:30PM: Lhasang (Tibetan fire/smoke ceremony), Solstice activities at Cabot Shores 5:30PM: Potluck dinner Please come to any or …

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Thanksgiving buffet dinner.

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner, Hike, and Music Jam

Buffet Dinner from 5pm-7pm $35/adult, $15/kids 10 & under. Music jam to follow. (Click here to purchase advance tickets). Arrive early for a Guided hike to Red Island Trail! (Free of charge. Donations to the Good Health Festival Society gratefully accepted). Leaving from Cabot Shores at 3pm. Phone 902-929-2584 for more information, or to reserve …

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Sept. 28-30 Mystic Goddess Gaia Retreat

Calling all nature lovers! The Mystic Goddess Movement is taking it outside this Fall! Our Gaia retreat is all about reconnecting with Mother Earth, ourselves, and our community of women! We will start each day with a meditation circle, and our days will be filled with guided hikes in the Highlands of Cape Breton, kayaking, …

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Glooscap Cave, une randonnée que vous ne regretterai pas!

[slickr-flickr tag=”glooscap1″ type=”galleria” size=”m640″] Vous voulez vivre une expérience hors de l’ordinaire? Venez faire la randonnée du Glooscap Cave sur l’Île du Cap-Breton, située à moins de 1 heure de Cabot Shores. En famille, entre amis ou même seul, cette excursion vous donnera définitivement le goût d’en faire d’autres, encore et encore. L’histoire dit qu’un héro …

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Taking the Plunge

                    Almost as soon as the ice has melted from the lakes, bays, brooks and bogs, I’ve got swimming on the brain. When can I jump, skip or dive into some (chilly) fresh water.  Cape Breton is absolutely filled with water sources, from the plethora of …

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Top 3 Cape Breton Waterfalls


Okay, I have a bias towards waterfalls, spectacular trail-side views of water, and old growth forests. Duration: 25 minutes to 5 hours. So here they are: #1 Indian Brook Falls; # 2 North River Falls, #3 Black Brook/Falls.
1. Indian Brook Falls Hike (challenging)
The Cabot Trail goes along the coast on the east (Atlantic) side of Cape Breton Island.
Take the Cabot Trail to the village of Indian Brook. A landmark the bridge over Indian Brook. The Trail starts on the northwest side of the Brook.
During the heat of summer, you can do the hike in and alongside the Brook. In early […]

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