Inverness County has a Unique Trail Experience for Every Weekend of Your Year!
Inverness County is a trail enthusiast’s mecca for memorable experiences with over 50 different trails throughout the County and shores-lines. The Celtic Shores Coastal Trail may be your motivation to plan a visit to Cape Breton Island’s Inverness County, but it is only one of many trails that will have you planning your first return visit soon after arriving. The County stretches form the Canso Causeway to the tip of Cape Breton and is graced by the Northumberland Strait along its west Coast and inland, hugs sections of the Bras d’or Lakes, a Unesco Biosphere Reserve Site.
“The Trans Canada Trail” and “The International Appalachian Trail” piggy back each other through much of the county. There are over a dozen unique and awesome inland, river, and sea kayak day trips. Likewise there are no less than a dozen great cycling day trips not even including one of the greatest road cycling experiences in the world, the iconic multi day cycling or hiking, The Ceilidh and Cabot Trail.
Inverness County hosts 13 of the 26 trails found in the “Cape Breton Highlands National Park”, including the award winning Skyline Trail. There are more than a dozen great community hiking trails throughout the county allowing a get quick away in any corner of the County.
Inverness County and its “highland sister”, Victoria County boast some of the best snowmobile trails in Atlantic Canada. Five dedicated trail clubs maintain hundreds of kilometers for appreciative trail users. Cross country skiing trails are plentiful and can be found in most communities. One of first ORM(off road motorbike) parks in Nova Scotia is located in the County. Both the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail and the Margaree Trail network permit summer motorized use.
Browse through the sidebars for more detailed information on all the great trails that Inverness County has to offer. The links page also provides links to great trail and local resources to plan your “first” visit of many!
We will continue to enhance useful insights and information to best plan your visit to some of the spectacular trail and regional experiences in scenic Inverness County.
It our hope that our” Trails In Inverness County”, will…., Bring you Here……., Keep you Here……, & Bring you Back……. Time and Time Again!