Winter Guided Snowshoe Hikes 2015 – Cape Breton

WinterGuidedHikesChart2015-CapeBreton

Participants may win a “trail” prize. Thanks to our partners for organizing the hikes on the ground and to the NS Trails Federation and the NS Department of Health and Wellness for their support. Hikes are free unless otherwise indicated. Some hikes require you bring your own snowshoes. See the details below for each hike. When

hiking, always be prepared for the conditions. Learn how to prepare for hiking here: http://www.adventuresmart.ca/land/hiking.htm.

Freshwater Lake, Ingonish Beach

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Jan. 31, 2015 –  10:00 AM

Must bring your own snowshoes. Directions: The hike starts at the Cape Breton Highlands

National Park Visitor Centre, Ingonish Beach. http://www.hikethehighlands.com

Hike the Highlands Festival Society – Tom Wilson, hikethehighlands@gmail.com

Black Brook, Black Brook, Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Feb. 28, 2015 – 10:00 AM

Must bring your own snowshoes. Directions: Got past Ingonish on your way to Neil’s Harbour.

Watch for the Hike the Highlands sign. http://www.hikethehighlands.com

Hike the Highlands Festival Society – Tom Wilson, hikethehighlands@gmail.com

South Mountain, Paquette Lake, Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Mar. 14, 2015 – 10:00 AM

Must bring your own snowshoes. Directions: Watch for Hike the Highlands sign between Neil’s Harbour and Cape North. http://www.hikethehighlands.com

Hike the Highlands Festival Society – Tom Wilson, hikethehighlands@gmail.com

Celtic Shores Coastal Trail, Judique

Jan. 11, 2015 – 1:00 PM

Bring your own snowshoes or rent in advance from Inverness County Recreation (contact 902-787-3506 or 902-787-3508). Directions: Meet at the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail Sign in the parking lot of the Judique Community Centre, Judique (5471 Hwy 19). Family, friends and dogs on leash are all welcome to attend. The hike will go around three cemeteries and down to a beach area. Snow – use snowshoes! No Snow – use hiking boots! http://www.invernessns.

ca/recreation.html http://www.celticshores.ca

Inverness County Walking Group – Claire MacNeil, blaise45@hotmail.com

About Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator for Victoria County Est. 2011
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