One of the things that most impresses me about exploring a new place in our vast country is the diverse wildflowers. While there are many flowers that can be found in multiple provinces, the distinctions are rather fascinating. Many of the flowers I have discovered growing wild on Cape Breton I am accustomed to …
Cabot Shores is home to many kids activities. Kids love exploring our abundant natural environment…. or how about some fishing…. Or attending an impromptu Birthday party – with cake, of course….. or dare to sleep in a kid-size tipi…. ….Yolo board with captain Cosmo…. …..kayak with capt’n Cosmo….. ….or how about a game of pool …
Have old-fashioned grass and ground underneath you and still be near the Cabot Trail. At the edge of the Indian Brook Wilderness, along the Indian Brook River, just below the Indian Brook waterfalls, you’ll have access to tent sites, fire pits, picnic tables, Church Pond and Indian Brook swimming holes, along with a plethora of Cape Breton’s finest sights and activities right at your fingertips:
Swim, fish and kayak/canoe - Hike, bird and moose gaze - Cook, play and enjoy solitude
Our campgrounds are terrific for:
Cyclists, alone or in groups, of all stripes
Hikers – Couples and Families
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Many guests to Cape Breton say they’d really like to see a moose.
In the same sentence, they ask: is it safe? And except for rutting season and running into one along the road while you’re driving, the moose are quite safe and tend to disappear or blend into the bush.
Seeing A Moose On The Shores of Church Pond
A few days ago, I was paddling a kayak in Church Pond with my dog Cosmo, going into an inlet and kind of daydreaming. Suddenly Cosmo started barking, and jumped into the water, swimming toward shore. I looked up and saw a big […]
May is an interesting month here; one of the few times in the year, when guests just seem to arrive without prior reservations. Many are Europeans who, disliking crowds, prefer to travel in the off-season. At this time, the majority of these travel by van, camper or mega-camper. This is a phenomenon we’ve observed in other years and we thought we’d acknowledge these brave travelers who venture out not knowing where they will sleep each night or wether they can even find a place that’s open at this time of year.
When they find us, they set up in a spot with […]
Set amongst some of the world’s most precious landscape, visitors to Cabot Shores often describe unique sensations of “calm” during their stays. This visceral, connected energy is part of the larger force that surrounds us- the trees, the stars, the open land and waters. Its an amazing and simple truth that we humans are so innately connected to our environments.
The pull of nature can be profound. Today’s world runs with an urban pulse. Technology has created faster, more connected modes of living, and provides accessibility that both gifts and hinders the human […]